Michael Westover

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Mike Westover represents landowners, developers, lenders, investors and holders of other real estate interests in a wide variety of transactions throughout the United States. For more than three decades, clients have come to rely on Mike’s extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of real estate finance and transactional law.

From representing national banks and institutional lenders in sophisticated financing transactions to working with agents and participants in syndicated credit facilities, Mike has handled hundreds of complex real estate finance matters. In addition to lender representation, he regularly works with owners and developers in connection with the financing of their real estate projects, including working with some of the country’s largest apartment community developers in billions of dollars of financings. Mike’s expertise also extends into the area of credit workouts. He has extensive experience, dating back to the mid-1980s, in restructuring troubled real estate and commercial credit facilities, and in advising both lenders and borrowers in connection with foreclosures, receiverships, and other remedial matters.

Mike’s practice extends well beyond financing transactions. He regularly represents clients in joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, and development projects. Recent examples include acting as counsel to a large multinational company in the purchase of one of Denver’s largest office towers and assisting another client in the sale of one of the largest ranches in the United States.

In addition to his client work, Mike served on the firm’s Executive Committee for over 20 years, and he was the firm’s Managing Director from 1998 until 2011.

Michael Westover Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2022 Business Organizations (Including LLCs and Partnerships) Denver, Colorado


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