Peggy Knight
Peggy Knight

Member

Phone: 303.299.8140

Fax: 303.298.0940

pknight@shermanhoward.com

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Legal Secretary

Mary Jane Adams
303.299.8153

Areas of Emphasis

Corporate & Transactional

Education

  • Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 1983
    • Editor, Georgetown Law Journal
  • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Miami University, 1976

Peggy Knight is a Member in the Business Department. She has more than 30 years of experience in representing companies in mergers and acquisitions, strategic business transactions, joint venture formations, corporate restructuring transactions (including spin offs and split offs), and corporate and business matters. During the past several years, Peggy’s practice also has been focused on representing investors in alternative energy projects.

Representative Matters
  • Represented the purchaser of the entertainment division of a publicly traded telecommunications company for stock and cash valued at approximately $600 million
  • Represented the seller in the sale of stock of the largest provider of in-room video entertainment and internet services to hotel guests to a publicly traded competitor for stock and cash valued at $380 million
  • Represented the seller of NBA and NHL teams and the related sports arena for $450 million
  • Represented a publicly traded media, entertainment and communications company in connection with the spin-off of its international cable television business
  • Represented the majority stockholder in a freeze-out merger of minority stockholders in a privately held location-based services business and subsequent appraisal proceeding
  • Represented the investor in preferred stock financing rounds by online retailers and an online sports gaming service
  • Represented purchasers and sellers of both new and previously owned aircraft ranging in price from $3 million to $36 million
  • Represented the tax equity investor in making a $300 million investment in the largest concentrating solar power plant in the world constructed at a total cost exceeding $2 billion
  • Represented the tax equity investor in a large wind project located in California
  • Represented the investor in a refined coal facility located in Michigan
Professional Activities

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Colorado
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America, “Lawyer of the Year,” Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Denver, CO (2013)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law (2013-2020); Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2013-2020)
  • Phi Beta Kappa