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Denver

555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202

Ph: (303) 534-5160
Fax: (303) 534-5161


Megan Adeyemo is senior counsel in the Business Transactions and Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors' Rights practice groups. Ms. Adeyemo has substantial experience in the representation of debtors, creditors and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings throughout the United States. She has represented creditors’ committees, debtors-in-possession, chapter 11 and 7 trustees, liquidating trustees, and secured and unsecured creditors. She has negotiated settlements and debtor-in-possession financing, and drafted asset purchase agreements and other asset transfer documents, including the transfer of intellectual property rights.

Ms. Adeyemo’s bankruptcy experience encompasses, among other areas, destination resort clubs, finance (factoring company), farming (organic farms, agricultural financing and PACA), manufacturing (medical devices), real estate (residential home and condominium complex developments) and commercial property (landlords in tenant and guarantor bankruptcies and banks and other secured mortgagors).  Ms. Adeyemo also represents the interests of creditors in proceedings in Colorado state courts.  Ms. Adeyemo's experience includes the representation of commercial property owners and landlords in lease and other tenant related litigation and secured lenders in foreclosures and proceedings to appoint receivers. 

Ms. Adeyemo is currently the co-chair of the Mountain-Desert Network of the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).  She is also the former co-chair of the Bankruptcy Sub-Section of the Colorado Bar Association. 

Admissions

Colorado
U.S. District Court, Colorado
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota
U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern and Southern District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit

Memberships

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Co-Chair of the Mountain/Desert Network
Faculty of Federal Advocates                                                      
Colorado Bar Association, Former Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy Sub-Section
Colorado Bar Foundation
Denver Bar Association, Business and Bankruptcy Subsections
American Bankruptcy Institute
 
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Education

J.D., University of Denver College of Law, 2005

B.A., Political Science, Emphasis in Government and Policy, University of Pittsburgh, 2002

Externships

Former Chief Judge Sidney B. Brooks, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, Denver

Honors

Rising Stars® in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2013-2014, Law & Politics)

Top 5 Semi-Finalist, Rising Star Award, International Womens Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (2011)

Up and Coming Star (2009, Law Week Colorado)

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Contact

Denver

303.534.5160

madeyemo@gordonrees.com

Education

J.D., University of Denver College of Law, 2005

B.A., Political Science, Emphasis in Government and Policy, University of Pittsburgh, 2002

Externships

Former Chief Judge Sidney B. Brooks, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, Denver

Honors

Rising Stars® in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2013-2014, Law & Politics)

Top 5 Semi-Finalist, Rising Star Award, International Womens Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (2011)

Up and Coming Star (2009, Law Week Colorado)

Megan M. Adeyemo

Senior Counsel

Practices

Megan Adeyemo is senior counsel in the Business Transactions and Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors' Rights practice groups. Ms. Adeyemo has substantial experience in the representation of debtors, creditors and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings throughout the United States. She has represented creditors’ committees, debtors-in-possession, chapter 11 and 7 trustees, liquidating trustees, and secured and unsecured creditors. She has negotiated settlements and debtor-in-possession financing, and drafted asset purchase agreements and other asset transfer documents, including the transfer of intellectual property rights.

Ms. Adeyemo’s bankruptcy experience encompasses, among other areas, destination resort clubs, finance (factoring company), farming (organic farms, agricultural financing and PACA), manufacturing (medical devices), real estate (residential home and condominium complex developments) and commercial property (landlords in tenant and guarantor bankruptcies and banks and other secured mortgagors).  Ms. Adeyemo also represents the interests of creditors in proceedings in Colorado state courts.  Ms. Adeyemo's experience includes the representation of commercial property owners and landlords in lease and other tenant related litigation and secured lenders in foreclosures and proceedings to appoint receivers. 

Ms. Adeyemo is currently the co-chair of the Mountain-Desert Network of the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).  She is also the former co-chair of the Bankruptcy Sub-Section of the Colorado Bar Association. 

Admissions

Colorado
U.S. District Court, Colorado
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota
U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern and Southern District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit

Memberships

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Co-Chair of the Mountain/Desert Network
Faculty of Federal Advocates                                                      
Colorado Bar Association, Former Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy Sub-Section
Colorado Bar Foundation
Denver Bar Association, Business and Bankruptcy Subsections
American Bankruptcy Institute
 
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