Lindsay L. McKae

Lindsay L. McKae

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303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Ms. McKae is a partner in the Denver office and represents commercial banks and other financial institutions in a wide range of financing transactions including real estate acquisition, construction loans, asset-based and other collateralized financings, including revolving lines and term loan facilities and syndications and participations. She has worked on development loans for construction and longer term financings for hotels, multifamily, condominiums, residential time shares, industrial, office, and mixed-use projects including projects with public funding sources mixed with the private capital and negotiating with mezzanine and subordinate lenders.

Ms. McKae has extensive experience with affordable housing. She represents construction and permanent lenders (both conventional and tax-exempt) on low-income housing tax credit financings and on facilities specifically tailored to the tax credit investors. Additionally, Ms. McKae has assisted both lenders and borrowers in conduit and direct tax-exempt financings both through public issuance and private direct placements for schools, municipalities, and non-profits.

Ms. McKae also counsels clients in pre-bankruptcy planning, refinancings, workouts, modifications, foreclosures, and deeds in lieu of foreclosure, and advises clients on debt sales transactions. Additionally Ms. McKae advises clients on real property purchase and sale transactions.

Ms. McKae is committed to affordable housing in Denver and serves on the Board of Colorado Community Land Trust. She has provided pro bono legal services to great organizations like Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver and Susan B. Komen Foundation of Metro Denver.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Low Income Tax Assistance Program, Volunteer, 2006-2007
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Denver, Class of 2015
  • Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Impact Denver Leadership, Class of 2012

Representative Matters

  • Represented lender in multiple 4% and 9% LIHTC construction and permanent loan transactions including facilities with VASH and homeless units.
    Represented commercial bank in multiple loans for multi-phase construction financing of construction of timeshare project in ski town.
  • Represented commercial bank in syndicated loan for construction of dual-branded hotel in downtown Denver.
  • Represented commercial bank for loan to developer for hotel renovation in ski town.
  • Represented commercial bank in line of credit to tax credit investor secured by tax credit revenues.
  • Represented commercial bank in a conduit financing tax-exempt bond transaction for a not-for-profit entity.
  • Represented commercial bank in tax-exempt financing directly to downtown development authority in Colorado.
  • Represented commercial bank in tax-exempt financing to general improvement district in Denver.
  • Represented multiple charter schools in direct placement and public bond financings for construction and renovations of that additional facilities for their campus.
  • Represented nonprofit organization in bond financing secured by its multiple facilities.
  • Represented borrower in financings of receivables and sales of receivables.
  • Represented borrower in sale leaseback transactions.



  • Colorado Super Lawyers - "Rising Star" - Real Estate, Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2018

Other Info


J.D., University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, 2007, Order of St. Ives, Top 10%
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2000

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 2007

Court Admissions

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