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Overview

Shane’s practice includes real estate, hospitality and various matters involving railroads.

The hospitality component of his practice focuses on the development, acquisition and sale, branding, management, and operation of hotels. Shane counts these projects among his recent accomplishments: 

  • Representing the Wisconsin Center District in the development of a new $524 million downtown arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • Representing a real estate company in its acquisition of a downtown office building for conversion to a hotel.
  • Advising the developer of a 200-unit condominium project in connection with its negotiations with a major worldwide hotel brand. 
  • Counseling an international corporation in the sale of its hospitality management assets located in Florida, California, British Columbia and Quebec to a major worldwide hotel brand. 
  • Representing an international developer in connection with the structuring, formation and registration of a complex 200-unit, mixed-use, urban condo-hotel project in Washington, D.C.

Shane also has significant experience with railroads, including converting rail corridors to public commuter rail and federally supported railroad improvement projects.

Before moving his practice to Denver, he practiced for a law firm in Washington, D.C., where he worked on various tax planning and controversy matters, real estate transactions, real estate investment trusts, asset-securitization transactions and securities offerings.


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Services

Recognition

  • Colorado Super Lawyers, Real Estate, 2016, Rising Star, 2010

Education

  • J.D., Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
    • magna cum laude
    • The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, Associate Editor
  • B.A., University of Colorado
    • Dean's List

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • District of Columbia
Experience
  • Represented a real estate company in its acquisition of a downtown office building for conversion to a hotel.
  • Counseled the developer of a 200-unit condominium project in connection with its negotiations with a major worldwide hotel brand and the project's brand, management and operating agreements.
  • Represented an international corporation in the sale of its hospitality management assets located in Florida, California, British Columbia and Quebec to a major worldwide hotel brand.
  • Advised an international developer in connection with the structuring, formation and registration of a complex 200-unit, mixed-use urban condo-hotel project in Washington, D.C.
  • Represented MountainStar Sports Group LLC in its purchase of the Tucson Padres, the Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, and negotiated agreements with the city of El Paso, Texas, to develop and lease a new ballpark there.
  • Represented the City of Sacramento in the development and leasing of a new arena for the Sacramento Kings.
  • Represented the secured lender in the sale of the Memphis Redbirds Triple A ball club to the St. Louis Cardinals and the sale of AutoZone Park to the City of Memphis.
  • Advised a national railroad in the relocation and sale of various railroad corridors to a regional transit authority in connection with the development and expansion of its public rail transit system.