Sherman & Howard’s Ryan Shaffer Selected to Downtown Denver Leadership Program

DENVER, Colo. (February 15, 2022) – Sherman & Howard proudly announced that Ryan Shaffer was selected to the prestigious Downtown Denver Partnership’s 2022 Downtown Denver Leadership Program, which develops Downtown Denver’s future leaders, educates participants about the downtown’s economic importance and the unique leadership opportunities and challenges that exist in the area, and engages participants in creating the Downtown Denver of the future.

“Ryan’s involvement in this very competitive Leadership Program that focuses on Downtown Denver, where our headquarters is located, further underscores our firm’s ongoing priority to make a difference in our surrounding community,” said Stefan Stein, Chief Executive Officer at Sherman & Howard. “We’re very excited for Ryan as he works closely with other local leaders to envision and implement programs that will enrich the downtown area for generations to come.”

Shaffer is an associate in the firm’s Litigation, Trials & Appeals practice group, where he manages all aspects of commercial litigation, from initial case assessment through case administration, discovery and resolution. His experience includes cases involving real estate, including disputes between landlords and tenants, evictions, foreclosures and bankruptcy, as well as disputes involving homeowners’ associations and other residential communities; wireless telecommunications and FCC law; construction and accessibility requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act; and more.

“It’s very gratifying and an honor to be selected to a leadership program that focuses on the type of relationship building, professional development and awareness of key issues that will truly impact Downtown Denver,” said Shaffer. “The program’s mission ideally aligns with my experience in commercial and residential real estate, and my personal interest in contributing toward building a thriving community in Downtown Denver to help make a big city feel like a small town again.”

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