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Megan is the President and CEO, as well as a founding shareholder of Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC. She is a seasoned attorney with an extensive background in family law. Megan served as a Deputy District Attorney, where she earned an appointment from District Attorney Bill Ritter to lead a juvenile federal grant program. Through the grant program she managed a team of professionals from multiple agencies and departments.

Megan has extensive legal experience trying cases as well as researching and arguing pre-trial matters, including complex legal motions. Since moving to the private sector, Megan has consistently been named among the country’s top lawyers by organizations that include SuperLawyers and Best Lawyers in America. Her drive, tenacity and compassion have earned her high marks from her clients and peers.


Education

  • University of Denver, Juris Doctorate, 1999
  • University of Colorado, Honors Program and Dean’s List
  • University of Colorado, B.A. Communications, Conflict Management, 1996

Experience

  • Shareholder – Gutterman Griffiths, PC
  • Senior Associate Attorney – Gutterman Griffiths, PC
  • Appointee – Juvenile Assessment Incentive Block Grant, Denver District Attorney’s Office
  • Deputy District Attorney – City and County of Denver, Colorado
  • Judicial Law Clerk – Honorable Larry Naves, former Presiding Judge, Denver District Court
  • Paralegal – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton Garrison, LLC
  • Community Corrections Professional/Juvenile Assessment Counselor – Boulder County Justice Center

Professional Achievements

  • Speaker at the Rocky Mountain Paralegals Association (RMPA) on “Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance”, May 2017
  • Speaker at the June 2016 Colorado Family Support Council Conference
  • 5280 Magazine’s Top Lawyers List – 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Awarded one of Colorado’s Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Firm awarded one of America’s Best Law Firms by U.S. News and Best Lawyers – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Featured in The Denver Post as Super Lawyers Colorado Rising Stars 2013 and Denver’s Best Lawyers 2013
  • Colorado Rising Star, Super Lawyers – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Presenter at the annual Colorado Family Law Institute on Professionalism, August 2013
  • Firm published in The Denver Post as one of “Denver’s Best Law Firms,” March 2012 & 2013
  • Firm featured in Law Week’s “Super Lawyers” Edition, March 2012, 2013 & April 2014
  • Featured in 5280 Magazine as one of Colorado’s Rising Stars, 2012
  • Featured in Law Week‘s “Small Firm Focus,” April 2012
  • National Council of Jewish Women – Business Woman of the Year Award, 2011
  • “Divorce Expert” – Colorado Expression magazine, 2009
  • Co-Chair – Colorado Bar Association, 2009 Family Law Institute Annual Conference
  • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.
  • Colorado Bar – Admitted in April 2000

Memberships

  • Member – Colorado Bar Association
  • Member – Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Member – Denver, Arapahoe and Douglas/Elbert County Bar Associations
  • Member – Colorado Judicial Institute
  • Member – Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Committee
  • Member – Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Fellow – Colorado Bar Association

In The News

A helping hand for hard times, Denver Business Journal – August 22, 2014
Megan Sherr in Denver’s Best Lawyers as one of the Best Lawyers in America-March 31, 2013

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