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Mary Ellen Scanlan

Of Counsel

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Mary Ellen Scanlan has helped clients navigate the legal challenges that accompany the formation, operation, and transition of their businesses.

36 Years’ Experience: With 36 years’ experience, Mary Ellen is a valuable resource. She has routinely represented a broad range of industry clients in financing and acquisition transactions and provided day-to-day business advice relating to a wide variety of legal matters. She is a respected resource for opinion letters -- documents expressing the likely legal consequences or legal risks of business or financing transactions.

A Respected Leader: Mary Ellen has played a key role in firm management, having served as the Firm’s Managing Partner, Chair of the Recruiting Committee and the Business Transactions Practice Group, and other important committees. Currently, she chairs the Audit Letter Committee, is a founding and senior member of the Opinion Review Committee, and is a member of the Succession Planning Resource Team.

Experience

Internal Business Matters

Mary Ellen assists her clients with the review, drafting, and negotiation of business and commercial contracts relating to internal business matters, such as:

  • Formation
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Employee/contract matters

External Business Matters

Mary Ellen assists her clients with the review, drafting, and negotiation of business and commercial contracts relating to external business matters, such as:

  • Product procurement
  • Sales
  • Mergers and acquisitions

News

Speaking Engagements

Education

Bar Admissions

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America© Health Care Law, 2013-2019; Corporate Law, 2016-2019
  • Denver Business Journal, “Who’s Who in Law”
  • “Marquis Who’s Who in American Law,” “Marquis Who’s Who in America,” “Marquis Who’s Who of American Women,” and “Marquis Who’s Who in the World”
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent® Rating

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, Member
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