Tennyson W. Grebenar

Tennyson W. Grebenar

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303.628.9522 office
303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Mr. Grebenar's major emphasis is the representation of financial ‎institutions in all aspects of banking law, including mergers and ‎acquisitions, capital raising, chartering, daily operations, enforcement ‎defense, and representation before various regulatory agencies.‎

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Exploring New Opportunities in Challenging Markets: Strategic Issues for Western Banks
Presented by Lewis Roca Rothgerber, St. Charles Capital, and Fortner, Bayens, Levkulich & Garrison


Mr. Grebenar has presented to numerous organizations, including the Colorado Bankers Association, Independent Bankers of Colorado, Independent Community Bankers Association of New Mexico, and Wyoming Bankers Association. He lectures regularly on banking law topics locally and nationally.


  • Author, "Voluntary Liquidation: A Viable Alternative for Struggling Banks," American Banker, 1992
  • Author, "Why Not Voluntary Liquidation?," American Banker, 1992
  • Co-Author, "Letters of Credit in Limited Partnership Financing—A Legal Time Bomb," The Colorado Lawyer, 1984


  • The Best Lawyers in America - 2012 Denver "Lawyer of the Year" - Banking and Finance Law, and Financial Services Regulation Law, 1995-2017
  • Colorado Super Lawyers - Banking, 2014-2016

Other Info


J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, 1969
B.S., University of Illinois, 1966

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 1969

Court Admissions

Colorado State Judicial District Courts
Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Court of Appeals

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Independent Bankers of Colorado Education Fund, Member of Board of Directors
  • Colorado Bankers Association, Bank Consultants Group
  • National Association of Extradition Officials, Former National Vice President and Director, 1971-1975
  • Denver Colorado and American Bar Associations, Member