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Michele Jean Rowland

Michele Jean Rowland

Practice areas:

Business, Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate & Incorporation

About Me

Admitted to the New York Bar, 1999.


 


Admitted to the Colorado Bar, 2000.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
    16 years
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 25%
    16 years
  3. Venture Capital: 25%
    16 years
  4. Business: 25%
    16 years

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Contact Info

Ballard Spahr LLP

1225 17th Street
Suite 2300
Denver, CO, 80202

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive200006/30/2015
NYCurrently registered 199903/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2013 Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2013
2012 Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2012
Top Women LawyersLaw Week Colorado2011
FellowColorado Bar Foundation2011
2011 Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2011
Tier 1: Private Funds/Hedge FundsBest Lawyers: U.S. News and World Report (Ballard Spahr LLP)2010
The Legal 500 - M&AThe Legal 5002010
2010 Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2010
2009 Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2009
40 Under 40 NomineeDenver Business Journal2008
Outstanding Women in Business CandidateDenver Business Journal2007
Up-and-coming LawyerLaw Week Colorado2007
Outstanding Women in Business CandidateDenver Business Journal2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Chair of Private Equity GroupBallard Spahr LLP2012 - Present
Firm Strategic Planning CommitteeBallard Spahr LLP2011 - Present
PartnerBallard Spahr LLP2009 - Present
PartnerPerkins Coie LLP2005 - 2009
AssociateBrownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck P.C.2000 - 2005
N/ANASDAQ Stock Market1996 - 1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Strategic Planning Committee, Ballard Spahr LLPMember2011 - Present
Colorado Bar FoundationFellow2011 - Present
Colorado Limited Partner and Private Equity ForumMember2009 - Present
Colorado Women's Chamber of CommerceMember2009 - Present
Turnaround Management Association, Denver ChapterBoard of Directors2007 - 2010
Rockies Venture Club (venture capital association)Member2007 - 2008
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Private Equity and Venture Capital CommitteeMember2006 - Present
Wyndham Park Community BoardMember of the Board of Directors2005 - 2006
America Scores, Denver ChapterMember of the Board of Directors2005 - 2006
University of Colorado Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and EntrepreneurshipMember2005 - 2010
Association for Corporate Growth, Denver ChapterMember2004 - Present
National Kidney Foundation, Colorado ChapterMember of the Board of Directors2001 - 2002

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Association of Corporate Counsel, Las VegasInvestments in Start Up Companies: Challenges and Considerations in Seeking Capital from Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, and Private Equity Funds2011
ColoradoBIZ MagazineThe New Deferred Compensation Rules: An Increasingly Complex Solution to Relatively Simple Problem2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of IowaPolitical Science; ReligionBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Colorado LP GroupAlternative Investments in Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Other Funds2011
Association of Corporate Counsel, Las VegasInvestments in Start Up Companies: Challenges and Considerations in Seeking Capital from Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, and Private Equity Funds2011
American Payroll AssociationWARN Act Conerns in M&A Transactions2008
Association of Corporate Counsel, DenverStrategies for Representing Officers and Directors2007
American Payroll AssociationMergers & Acquisitions - Payroll and Employee Benefits2006