Emily Charlesworth

Emily Charlesworth

echarlesworth@lrrc.com vCard
303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Emily J. Charlesworth is an experienced finance, leasing and real estate attorney in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Business Transactions group. Emily primarily represents lenders in secured lending transactions, loan syndications and loan participations. Emily routinely advises lenders in connection with construction and development financing for mixed-use, commercial office, multifamily, and low-income housing tax credit projects, and in other asset based lending transactions. Additionally, Emily has extensive experience in complex commercial acquisitions and dispositions, drafting and negotiating commercial leases, and loan workouts, including foreclosures and deeds in lieu of foreclosure.

Throughout her legal career, Emily has acted as outside general counsel for a number of banks and other lenders, providing advice on general banking, regulatory, finance, real estate, secured transactions (Article 9) and collections matters. Emily was a credit analyst and commercial lender for two national banking institutions before becoming an attorney.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Women's Bar Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Women CREW Denver
  • Downtown Denver Partnership Leadership Program
  • Colorado Bar Association, Nonprofit Pro Bono Legal Clinic

Representative Matters

  • Represented lender in the acquisition, development and construction financing for a 400+ acre mountain community, including 250+ residential homes and other amenities.
  • Represented lender in the financing of Denver’s Union Station.
  • Represented construction lenders in connection with financing of several mixed-use developments utilizing tax increment and other third party financing.
  • Represented commercial bank in a conduit tax-exempt bond transaction for a not-for-profit entity.
  • Lender’s counsel in the refinance of a $100 Million resort property in the Vail area.
  • Represented seller group in the sale of multiple airport hangars at Centennial Airport, including review and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements and related ground leases with Airport Authority.

Related News

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Promotes Six to Partnership
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP announced today the promotion of Trevor Bartel, Emily Charlesworth, Ian Fischer, Jamie Halavais, Georgia Hamann, and Matthew Park to partnership effective January 1, 2018.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber adds attorney to Business Transactions Group
Emily Charlesworth joins growing general practice firm in Denver

Other Info


J.D., University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, 2006
B.S., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2001

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 2006

Court Admissions

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Colorado
U.S. District Court, Colorado