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Meghan L. Brennan

Meghan L. Brennan

Associate
Denver
office: 303.749.7278
fax: 303.749.7272
Overview

As a former investment accountant, Meghan knows how critically legal issues can impact a company’s bottom line.

Meghan takes time to get to know clients and understands that mutual trust is essential to building a strong, long-term relationship. She draws from her business background to offer a well-rounded approach to advising clients on transactional work, including mergers and acquisitions, formations, contracts, financing and licensing.

The emerging regulated cannabis industry has been a major focus for Meghan. She has been involved in all aspects of the industry, including working on rulemaking committees and drafting legislation. A member of various professional trade organizations, she has developed a network of associates in the cannabis industry, including operators, investors and business service providers who specialize in the field. She also monitors the industry’s evolving regulations, guiding clients on compliance issues and opportunities for growth.


Services

Education

  • J.D., George Mason University School of Law
      • George Mason Law Review
  • B.S., University of Mary Washington

Admissions

  • Colorado

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, Cannabis Law Committee, 2017-Present
  • Downtown Denver Leadership Program, 2018
Experience

Cannabis

  • Assisted Tributary Real Estate with structuring of real estate investment fund for sale-lease back of numerous properties in Colorado from large marijuana retail/cultivation center.
  • Assisted GCH Inc. (national marijuana company) with structuring of convertible note offering and subsequent Series B offering under Blue Sky law state requirements.
  • Assisted with corporate formation documentation related to $50M debt and equity structuring of acquisition of 400,000square-foot property in Northern California.

General Corporate

  • Advised Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. on forming $608 million joint venture with Abengoa, S.A., of Spain for international development and construction of clean energy and water infrastructure assets.
Outside the Office

A New England native, Meghan has thrown herself into the Colorado culture.

She loves to hike with her 12-year-old rescue pup, Wally, and to head west of Denver to mountain bike and ski in the Rockies. She also likes to paddle her SUP and soak in the Colorado sun.

Meghan is a music enthusiast who can be found often at Red Rocks Amphitheatre enjoying concerts by everyone from Jackson Browne to Method Man & Redman.

Community Leadership

Meghan shares her legal talents with small businesses nonprofits, and start-up companies through Colorado Lawyers Committee and the HB Innovation Initiative.

She mentors middle- and high schoolers through Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, where she serves on the board of directors for JA Engage, the organization’s young professionals group. She also enjoys teaching school children about budgeting and finance through her volunteer work during JA Business Week, Destination Success and JA Finance Park.