“Together John and Scott bring nearly 50 years of combined experience that will serve the increasing needs of our clients in Denver and across the region” said Patrick J. Whalen, Spencer Fane Managing Partner.” John has a longstanding track record of success in agrifinance and banking law, and Scott has successfully defended clients in litigation matters across multiple industries.
Both attorneys are well known for their client service. “We are excited about the opportunity to work with Spencer Fane as it continues to grow its presence across the country,” said John O’Brien. “We quickly recognized the firm’s focus on putting client needs first, and knew it would align with our philosophy.”
About the Partners:
John O’Brien joins our Banking and Financial Services team, and will serve as Regional Development Managing Partner. As such, he’ll work with businesses and media to help Spencer Fane expand its practice. John focuses his practice on banking, agrifinance, agriculture law and transactions, lender liability defense, receivership, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy. With more than 30 years of experience, he has closed more than $1 billion of loans on livestock production facilities, farms, ranches and other commercial enterprises.
Scott Sandberg focuses his practice on commercial litigation with an emphasis on the construction, financial services, and franchise industries. With more than 18 years of experience, Scott represents contractors, lenders, and franchisors in issues including liability claims, bid protests, defense of fraud, breach of contract, and fair debt collection claims.