Tennyson W. Grebenar

Tennyson W. Grebenar

tgrebenar@lrrc.com vCard
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 corporate, regulatory, and banking law, including mergers and ‎acquisitions, capital raising, de novo chartering, corporate governance, strategic planning, daily operations, holding company formation and representation, enforcement ‎defense, and representation before various financial institution regulatory agencies.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Independent Bankers of Colorado, Advisory Director, 2015-2017
  • Independent Bankers of Colorado Education Foundation, Member of Board of Directors, 2006-2013
  • Colorado Bankers Association, Member, Bank Consultants Group
  • Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Metro Denver YMCA, Member, Emeritus Board of Directors

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Past Events
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 Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, The Federal Reserve Bank of Denver, Colorado Bankers Association, Independent Bankers of Colorado, Independent Community Bankers Association of New Mexico, Wyoming Bankers Association, Montana Bankers Association, Western States Director Education Foundation Symposium for Community Bank Directors, Banker’s Bank of the West, Office of the Attorney General of Colorado and The Risk Management Association. He lectures regularly on banking law topics locally and nationally.

Presenter, "Navigating the Winds of Change, the 'New Normal' for Community Banking," Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, GLC Advisors & Company, and Fortner Bayens Levkulich & Garrison, P.C., October 2017

Presenter, "Exploring New Opportunities in Challenging Markets, Strategic Issues for Western Banks," Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, St. Charles Capital, and Fortner Bayens Levkulich & Garrison, P.C., April 2014

Presenter, "Reaching New Heights, Strategic Issues for Western Banks," Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP, St. Charles Capital, and Fortner Bayens Levkulich & Company, November 2006


  • Best Lawyers in America - Denver "Lawyer of the Year" - Financial Services Regulation Law, 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America - Banking and Finance Law, 1995-2019
  • Best Lawyers in America - Financial Services Regulation Law, 2012-2019
  • Colorado Super Lawyers - Banking, 2014-2018
  • 5280 [The Denver Magazine] - Denver's Top Lawyers - Banking, 2017-2018
  • Colorado Division of Banking - General Counsel, 1973-1975
  • Colorado State Banking Board - General Counsel, 1973-1975
  • Colorado Savings and Loan Division - General Counsel, 1973-1975
  • National Association of Extradition Officials - National Vice President, 1974-1975
  • National Association of Extradition Officials - Member - Board of Directors, 1971-1975
  • YMCA of Metropolitan Denver - Chairman's Award, 1990

Other Info


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

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 1970
Illinois, 1969