Paul J. Hanley leads the business transactions law practice in Denver, where he assists startups, small, and mid-market businesses with business law planning and transactions. Paul’s corporate and commercial law practice involves mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, private equity, securities and corporate finance, corporate and partnership structuring, commercial loans and secured transactions, real estate, family limited partnerships, UCC foreclosures, including strict foreclosures, tax planning, as well as international structuring and transactions.
Paul has extensive experience with industries of all types, including new technology companies, software and app developers, telecommunications, online retail, solar developers, public private partnership (private side), international transactions, distributors, manufacturers and retailers in many different industries, including insurance, cycling, apparel, digital health, magazines, and publishing, as well as real estate developers.
Paul is a proven community leader with a cumulative total of over 50 years of board of director experience. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Sturm Financial Group, a bank holding company that owns ANB Bank, where he also serves on the audit committee. Paul has served on the Board of Education of the Cherry Creek School District, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges, the Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District, and the Board of the Cunningham Fire Protection District. Paul has been publicly elected to governmental boards seven times, and he has over eight years of active experience on audit committees of organizations with over $500 million in assets. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.