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Michele Rowland focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial finance transactions, restructurings and reorganizations, and general corporate matters. She represents middle-market companies in a variety of transactions and strategies, including: stock and asset sales, leveraged buyouts, auction sales, strategic add-on acquisitions, divestitures and carve-out transactions, business combinations, and distressed situations.

Ms. Rowland also represents borrowers in their finance transactions, including: ABL and term loan facilities, leveraged transactions, dividend recapitalizations, restructurings and reorganizations, and corporate financings. She has extensive experience in senior secured, first and second lien, unitranche, and asset-based financings.

Ms. Rowland represents companies across industries, including: private equity; agriculture; construction and infrastructure; telecommunications, media and technology; consumer and retail; and adult-use and medicinal cannabis.


  • RIV Capital, a publicly traded investment firm based in Canada (OTCMKTS: CNPOF), in a strategic investment of $150 million by The Hawthorne Collective, a subsidiary of Scotts Miracle-Gro.
  • Concrete Pumping Holdings, a leading provider of concrete pumping services and concrete waste management in the U.S. and U.K. (Nasdaq: BBCP), in its series of strategic acquisitions, including the acquisition of Hi-Tech Concrete Pumping Services PCD, LLC and the acquisition of Pioneer Control Group Inc.


Best Lawyers
Corporate Law (CO) (2019-2024)
IFLR 1000
"Highly Regarded" — M&A (USA) (Colorado) (2020, 2022-2023)
The Legal 500 US
Mergers & Acquisitions—Middle Market (sub-$500m) (2013–2020)



  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School
  • B.A., University of Iowa, with honors


  • Colorado
  • New York


  • Member of the Board of Directors, Association for Corporate Growth (2019–2022; Member since 2003)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Turnaround Management Association, Denver (2007-2010; Member since 2005)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association
  • Member, New York Bar Association