Casey K. Lekahal

Associate

Denver, Colorado

Phone: 303.299.8366

Fax: 303.298.0940

clekahal@shermanhoward.com

Areas Of Emphasis

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Colorado School of Law, 2013
  • Bachelor of Science, cum laude, Colorado State University, 2009

Casey represents governmental entities, underwriters, banks, and other participants in public finance transactions with particular focus on financings for special taxing districts and the issuance of tax-exempt and limited-tax bonds to finance public improvements necessary to support development.

In his role as disclosure counsel, Casey Lekahal works closely with local governments to gain a clear and complete understanding of the history of the particular local government and the specific nature of the transaction. Then he prepares offering documents that clearly, accurately, and concisely convey all information necessary to ensure adequate disclosure of the transaction to potential investors.

Before joining the firm, Casey worked as general counsel to numerous residential and commercial special districts in issuing and restructuring tax-exempt debt and other financings. Through that experience, he acquired an issuer’s perspective on the debt issuance process that enhances his ability to handle financing transactions effectively and efficiently. Casey also has a degree in finance and experience working for both the Securities and Exchange Commission and as general counsel for a local bank. With this combination of experience, Casey adds tremendous value to local governments in preparing disclosure documents.

A Colorado native, Casey takes great pride in assisting in the financing of critical public improvements necessary for the continued development of the state.

Experience

  • Acted as general counsel to numerous special districts in the issuance and restructuring of more than $100 million in tax-exempt debt.
  • Advised numerous residential and commercial special districts in the financing and construction of critical public infrastructure.
  • Served as general counsel to Square One Financial, a local indirect consumer finance company.

Publications & Presentations

Professional Activities

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association