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September 12, 2017

Best Lawyers® Honors G. Brent Coan & John W. Madden, III

G. Brent Coan 3.webCoan, Payton & Payne, LLC is pleased to announce that  G. Brent Coan, managing member, and John W. Madden, III, of counsel, were included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This is Mr. Coan’s fifth year in a row having been selected by his peers for inclusion for corporate and real estate law and Mr. Madden’s third year having been selected for his work in construction law.

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Mr. Coan’s law practice is focused on corporate and real estate related matters including: purchase and sale transactions; business organization and capitalization; corporate M&A transactions; land planning and development; oil and gas development and related transactions; and all issues related to financial institutions and lender/creditors’ rights involving real estate and commercial loan transactions.

Madden-FORWEB-72ppi-1Mr. Madden has significant experience with complex real estate and construction litigation. He was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado, serving in the major trials sections, trying over 35 cases. He was also a named partner in the Denver law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Madden for 18 years and served as Regional Director for the Federal Trade Commission’s Denver office.

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