Teri Scott
Teri Scott

Member

Phone: 303.299.8178

Fax: 303.298.0940

tscott@shermanhoward.com

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Legal Secretary

Mary Jane Adams
303.299.8153

Areas of Emphasis

Business and Corporate

Corporate Governance and Investigations

Mergers and Acquisitions

Securities Regulation and Compliance

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Colorado School of Law, 2006
    • Order of the Coif
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, University of California, Berkeley, 1990
Representative Matters
  • Represented a publicly traded media, entertainment and communications company in numerous mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations and financings.
  • Assisted a publicly-held media company with acquisitions and divestitures of cable television systems, particularly in the area of local government regulatory issues.
  • Negotiated procurement agreements, independent contractor agreements, software acquisition agreements, employment agreements, severance agreements, non-disclosure agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, stockholders agreements, limited liability operating agreements, earnout agreements, promissory notes, escrow agreements and other operational and transactional contracts on behalf of private and public corporate clients.
  • Advised publicly traded clients on Section 16 compliance matters.
  • Provides general business advice to corporate clients including entity formation, fiduciary duties and governance matters.
Professional Activities
  • Admitted Colorado, 2006
Honors and Awards
  • 5280 Magazine, Top Lawyer, Communications, Technology and Media (2015-2016)
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyer (2015-2016)
Previous Experience
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Alex J. Martinez, Colorado Supreme Court, Denver, 2006 – 2007
  • AT&T Broadband, Englewood, CO, 1999 – 2003
    • Corporate Vice President, Franchise Policy, Implementation & Initiatives (2000 – 2003)
    • Vice President, Franchising and Local Government Affairs (1999 – 2000)
  • Tele-Communications, Inc., 1996 – 1998
    • Division Vice President, Franchising and Local Government Affairs, Englewood, CO, 1996 – 1998
    • Division Executive Director of Franchising, Englewood, CO, 1997-1998
    • Division Director of Franchising, Englewood, CO, 1997
    • Regional Director of Franchising, Redlands, CA, 1996 – 1997
  • Time Warner (KBLCOM, a Houston Industries subsidiary, until 1995), Portland, OR, 1991 – 1996
    • Director of Public Affairs, 1992 – 1996
    • Public Affairs Manager, 1991 – 1992
    • Executive Assistant / Public Affairs Representative, 1990 – 1991