Tiffany Lu Leichman


Denver, Colorado

Phone: 303.299.8104


[email protected]

Areas Of Emphasis


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law (2013)
    • Managing Editor, Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania (2008)
    • Economics

Tiffany Leichman focuses her practice in the area of public finance and has served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, special disclosure counsel, or bank counsel to hundreds of municipal financings relating to the issuance of tax-exempt debt by state and local governments.

Tiffany advises on the issuance of general obligation bonds, direct loans, lease purchase transactions, special revenue bonds, and other debt obligations on behalf of governmental entities and conduit issuers including special taxing districts and authorities, school districts, urban renewal authorities, cities, towns, and counties.

She has helped clients issue in excess of $2 billion in tax-exempt financings for public infrastructure, education, and additional municipal projects in Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and throughout the greater Rocky Mountain West and Western United States. Prior to joining Sherman & Howard, Tiffany served as a Legal and Compliance manager for Morgan Stanley in New York City.


  • Has acted as counsel to hundreds of special taxing district financings throughout Colorado and Utah.
  • Served as bond and special counsel to a university in multiple financings over the past 5 years with issuances of up to $150 million. The transactions included financings of higher education projects such as new dorm buildings, a student center, community commons and renovations of the campus career center.
  • Acted as disclosure counsel on multiple school district financings in Colorado and Nevada with par amounts ranging from $45 million to over $600 million.

Publications & Presentations





  • Land Development: Innovation in Special District Finance
    Build-to-Rent, Land & Homebuilding Forum | September 12, 2022

Professional Activities

  • Women in Public Finance Mountain Region Chapter, Co-President
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Metro Denver EDC, infrastructure committee
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association



  • Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Leadership Foundation, Impact Denver Class of 2019, Fellow



  • Chinese
  • Spanish