SBBO Partners Named to Top Lawyers 2017 by 5280

Tom Bieging and Steve Shapiro, partners at Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson, have been named to 5280 magazine's Top Lawyers 2017 list. The rankings are based on thousands of ballots from lawyers in the Denver area, as well as the magazine's extensive research.

Denver, CO, February 22, 2017 --( Tom Bieging and Stephen Shapiro, partners at Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson LLP, have been named to 5280 magazine’s list of Top Lawyers 2017.

This is the third year in succession that Bieging has been listed as a Top Lawyer in the “banking” category by 5280, Denver’s leading lifestyle publication and the state’s highest circulation magazine. Shapiro is listed as a Top Lawyer for the first time in the “insurance” category, one of two new categories added by the magazine in 2017.

The Top Lawyers list, now in its third edition, is published in the January, 2017 issue of 5280, and features more than 400 attorneys in 50 specialties. The rankings are based on ballots cast by thousands of lawyers in the seven-county Denver metro area, as well as the magazine’s own extensive research.

Bieging focuses his practice in the areas of banking and commercial litigation. His financial institutions practice includes holding company and change of control applications, loan documentation, regulatory compliance advice, loan work outs, board representation, and the sale, acquisition, and merger of banks and bank holding companies.

Shapiro’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, primarily with respect to the representation of policyholders, construction professionals, developers, financial institutions, and private and public business enterprises. A significant portion of Shapiro’s practice involves the pursuit and recovery of insurance benefits on behalf of a wide range of policyholders.

About Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson LLP (
With offices in Denver, Colorado and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson LLP is a law firm committed to providing its clients with knowledgeable, responsive and cost-effective representation in the areas of financial services, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, insolvency, and insurance coverage. Founded in 2001 by former partners of national and regional law firms, the firm provides financial institutions, companies, and individuals with legal counsel in a broad range of commercial litigation, business, and regulatory matters. Many of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized nationally for their industry-leading work.
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