Sherman & Howard L.L.C., a national law firm that is one of the oldest and most successful headquartered in the Rocky Mountain region, today announced the addition of attorney Eric Johnson as a member in its Denver office. Johnson joins Sherman & Howard from the Denver office of Bryan Cave HRO. His practice focuses on protecting the financial rights and investments of his clients in lending and merger and acquisition transactions, and successfully managing bankruptcy and insolvency risks.
“We are pleased to welcome Eric to Sherman & Howard,” said R. Michael Sanchez, chief executive of Sherman & Howard. “His deep expertise in bankruptcies and complex financial matters gives him a great perspective from which to counsel our clients. Our clients will gain a tremendous advantage from Eric’s ability to provide practical solutions to insolvency problems in a wide variety of legal contexts.”
Mr. Johnson’s clients have included national and international financial institutions, natural resource and energy companies, sports leagues and teams, international information technology firms, media companies, private equity firms, pharmaceutical manufacturers and large nonprofit organizations. He is a member of the Colorado, Denver, Washington State and American Bar Associations; the American Bankruptcy Institute; and the Turnaround Management Association. Additionally, he was appointed by the Governor to the State of Colorado 4th Judicial District Nominating Commission.
Mr. Johnson earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Grinnell College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from Stanford University Law School. Mr. Johnson is admitted to practice in Colorado and Washington. He, his wife, Hillary, and their two children are active in church and community nonprofit organizations, and participate in medical, building and nutrition teams serving residents of impoverished communities around the world.