1949 - 2008
D. Gordon EMAIL
Matthew Gordon’s AV rated practice focuses on commercial real estate, lending, land use and zoning issues. He represents real estate secured lenders, and real estate owners and developers in connection a wide range of purchase, sale, financing, development, and leasing transactions, including complex retail, office, industrial, residential and mixed use developments. In addition, he represents many well-known retail landlords and tenants, especially restaurant operators.
A Denver native, Mr. Gordon has been active in the practice of law in Colorado since his graduation from The Boston University School of Law (Juris Doctor, cum laude) in 1983. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and speaks regularly on real estate topics. He served on the Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Section Council and chaired its committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Mr. Gordon has been designated as one of the nation’s Best Lawyers in U.S. News and World Report’s national peer reviewed rankings.
A. Logan EMAIL
John Logan’s practice is in commercial litigation,
real estate, contract and employment law. Mr. Logan has practiced in
Colorado for 30 years following his 1984 graduation from the
University of Kansas. Mr. Logan has been on the Board of Directors of NAIOP
Colorado, the leading commercial real estate development organization
in Colorado, and received their 2008 Member of the Year Award
for his efforts. He has also been a member of the Denver Metro Building
Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) for more than 20 years. He has
served on several committees for both organizations and has testified
at the Colorado legislature regarding proposed real estate laws.
Mr. Logan is an author and instructor of numerous legal continuing education
classes, including ‘The Essentials of Office and Retail Leases
in Colorado’, ‘Residential and Commercial Evictions in Colorado’,
and ‘Drafting Commercial Real Estate Leases’. He lectures
frequently on real estate matters. He is a graduate of the National
Institute of Trial Advocacy, and has been a member of the Association
of Trial Lawyers of America and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Logan represents clients in areas such as lease negotiations, contract
and employment disputes, evictions and general business advice. Reported
cases include: Merchants Mortgage & Trust v. Dawe, 754
P.2d 418 (Colo. App. 1987); Koontz v. Rosener, 787 P.2d 192
(Colo. App. 1989); In re S & D Foods, 144 B.R. 121 (B.K.
D.Colo. 1992); DCB Construction v. Central City Development,
965 P.2d 115 (Colo. 1998)
Michael M. Page EMAIL
Mr. Page is a real estate and environmental lawyer with over 30 years of experience representing both large and small clients in a variety of transactions. Mr. Page has extensive experience in negotiating and structuring transactions. He has represented clients engaged in all kinds of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions and dispositions, formation of limited liability companies and partnerships, development of commercial and office properties, residential development, financing transactions of all types, leasing matters, organizing and structuring companies with real estate holdings, and disputes relating to real estate matters.
Mr. Page has also handled a significant number of transactions involving real property with environmental contamination. His experience has included negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements involving contaminated properties, negotiating and drafting agreements, orders and settlements with federal, state and local authorities regarding liabilities for contaminated properties, and preparation of institutional controls documentation for the operation, management and use of properties with environmental contamination.
Mr. Page has lived most of his life in the state of Colorado. His undergraduate education was at the University of Colorado (B.S. 1975, in accounting) and (B.A. 1976, in psychology) and he received his law degree from the University of Denver, College of Law (L.L.B. 1979). Mr. Page is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive status) licensed to practice in the state of Colorado.
Mr. Page has been designated as one of the nation’s Best Lawyers in U.S. News and World Report’s national peer reviewed rankings.
Emily Jane (“E.J.”) Bennett EMAIL
E.J. Bennett’s practice focuses on commercial real estate, leasing, land development, and secured lending, including foreclosures, workouts and receiverships. Ms. Bennett has practiced in Colorado for over 25 years, following her 1985 graduation from the University of Virginia School of Law and 1982 graduation from Princeton University. Prior to becoming of counsel to the firm, Ms. Bennett worked in the Denver office of Kirkland & Ellis and for Davis, Graham & Stubbs. In the course of her practice, she has represented clients ranging from the largest of US lenders and developers to small commercial tenants.