Sherman & Howard Announces Member Lyle Wallace Promoted to Business and Real Estate Practice Group Leader

DENVER, Colo. (February 9, 2022) – Sherman & Howard proudly announced that member Lyle A. Wallace has been named Practice Group Leader (PGL) of the firm’s Business and Real Estate Group. Wallace will lead the firm’s business and real estate attorneys across its ten offices. He brings decades of experience in guiding domestic and international companies and private equity groups as corporate and mergers and acquisitions counsel.

“Lyle’s extensive expertise guiding clients through mergers and acquisitions and as trusted outside corporate counsel, along with his strength as a strategic problem solver, make him an ideal fit for this leadership role,” said Stefan Stein, CEO of Sherman & Howard. “His experience in serving corporate clients across a broad range of industries make him particularly well suited to lead the Business and Real Estate Group in its strategic growth.”

Having represented clients in hundreds of transactions during his career, Wallace provides counsel to corporate clients on capital formation and finance transactions, foreign and domestic contract negotiations, corporate governance issues, workouts, restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

“Professional development and career advancement for our attorneys are key priorities of mine as we seek to attract and retain the best and brightest attorneys to continue the incredible tradition of the Business and Real Estate Practice Group,” said Wallace. “Working closely with the firm’s other PGLs, we have made diversity and inclusion our highest priority to foster a culture and environment to attract diverse and talented legal professionals from Denver and across the nation to build incredible careers with our team.”

Wallace joined Sherman & Howard in 2017 from Baker Hostetler, where he was head of the Denver office’s Business Group. He has received numerous accolades in his career, including being ranked in Chambers USA for Corporate/M&A law, being selected as a Colorado Super Lawyer for Business Law, being selected by Law Week Colorado as the Barrister’s Best Corporate Law Attorney in 2014, and holding a Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent ranking.

About Sherman & Howard

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is an Am Law 200 law firm with ten offices in Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Missouri, and New Mexico. Our attorneys provide high-quality legal and business solutions to a broad range of clients, including private, public, and government entities. We have extensive experience in aerospace and government contracting, infrastructure and construction, financial services, natural resources, telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, consumer products and retail, and nonprofit entities. With over two dozen attorneys who focus exclusively on estate and tax planning and family and matrimonial law, Sherman & Howard also boasts one of the nation’s most respected private client practices. For more information, visit