Courtney A. McShane

Courtney focuses on commercial real estate, handling office, retail, and industrial leasing matters for both landlords and tenants. Her vast experience includes drafting, reviewing, and negotiating leases, letters of intent (LOIs), amendments, and subleases, with an emphasis on office and retail leasing. In addition to her leasing work, Courtney also assists clients with acquisitions and dispositions, and the preparation and negotiation of loan documents.

Prior to joining Fennemore, Courtney was an associate at an Am Law 100 firm, where she focused her practice on commercial leasing, purchase and sale, and real estate finance.

In her spare time, Courtney enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her Shorkie, King.


  • J.D., University of Colorado
    • Women’s Law Caucus Mentor
    • Rothgerber Teaching Fellow
  • B.A., University of Colorado
    • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
    • Golden Key International Honor Society

Areas Of Practice

Our real estate practice is one of the largest in the American West, including Arizona, California, Colorado and Nevada with experience in all aspects of the real estate development process, from due diligence, acquisition and finance, through land use permitting and entitlements, to leasing and sale.


  • Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch: Real Estate Law, 2022 – 2024

Articles and Presentations

  • Presenter, “Entity Formation for Small Business Owners,” Mi Casa Resource Center, 2015


  • Colorado