Courtney F. Blackburn
Courtney F. Blackburn

Associate

Phone: 303.299.8309

Fax: 303.298.0940

cblackburn@shermanhoward.com

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Legal Secretary

Jennifer Kennedy
303.299.8287

Areas of Emphasis

Real Estate

Telecommunications

Environmental

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. She has negotiated transactions with lenders, commercial developers, retail centers, residential communities, private landowners, the Federal government, and various municipalities. Courtney also has prior experience working at a longstanding independent oil and gas company negotiating master service agreements for well site contractors, revising the company’s safe work practices to manage risks, and drafting real estate and business agreements.

Representative Matters
  • 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.
Professional Activities
  • Admitted Colorado, 2014
  • Admitted California, 2013
  • Member, Denver and Colorado Bar Association
  • Member, Real Estate Section of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Member, Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Member, Urban Land Institute