Courtney F. Blackburn

Associate

Denver, Colorado

Phone: 303.299.8309

Fax: 303.298.0940

cblackburn@shermanhoward.com

Education

  • Juris Doctor, California Western School of Law, 2013
  • Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness and Marketing, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2007

Courtney Blackburn is an associate in the Business and Real Estate department, licensed to practice law in California and Colorado. Courtney has a broad business and real estate practice. She has acted as counsel to Fortune 100 companies serving as the liaison between in-house legal departments and the local business markets to ensure best practices and to analyze business and legal risks to help clients make informed decisions. Courtney is efficient and proactive in identifying issues and proposing solutions for clients.

Experience

  • Drafts and negotiates various real estate transactional documents, including complex master agreements, long term leases, and subordination agreements.
  • Reviews title reports, surveys and construction drawings in connection with real estate transactions/developments.
  • Reviews Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Reports to advise clients of any environmental or compliance issues.
  • Analyzes business and legal risks to help clients make informed business decisions.
  • Regional counsel to a Fortune 100 telecommunications company on real estate due diligence and transactions.

Publications & Presentations

Professional Activities

  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association, Real Estate Section
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute