Denver: (303) 830-0800
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Cheyenne: (307) 778-8178

Jeffery O. McAnallen is of counsel with Markus Williams Young & Zimmermann LLC and has specialized in creditors' rights, receivership law, business bankruptcies, loan workouts and restructurings, commercial litigation, and the representation of creditors and financial institutions in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts since 1981.

Representative Transactions/Representative Cases

  • Premier Farm Credit, PCA v. W-Cattle, LLC,155 P.3d 504, Colo. App., October 05, 2006 (NO. 06CA0444) - represented lender in state court foreclosure receivership, lender liability defense, and conversion claim against debtor resulting in federal criminal conviction
  • Jarnagin v. Busby, Inc.,867 P.2d 63, Colo. App., July 15, 1993 (NO. 92CA0487, 92CA0486, 91CA2050) - represented lender in state court action and Chapter 11 bankruptcy involving integrated wheat and cattle operation and lender liability defense
  • Federal Land Bank of Wichita v. B.A.V., Inc., 809 P.2d 1110, Colo. App., March 14, 1991 (NO. 90CA0173) - represented lender in rents and profits issues related to a bean farm
  • La Junta Production Credit Ass'n v. Schroder, 800 P.2d 1360, 14 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 571, Colo.App., October 11, 1990 - represented lender in agistor’s lien case involving cattle operation
  • Federal Land Bank of Wichita v. Colorado Nat. Bank of Denver, 786 P.2d 514, Colo. App., December 28, 1989 (NO. 89CA0038) - represented lender in merger issue on agricultural property
  • Federal Land Bank of Wichita v. Jost, 761 P.2d 270, Colo. App., August 04, 1988 (NO. 86CA0510) - represented lender in state court foreclosures involving interpretation of Farm Credit Administration regulations
  • Federal Land Bank of Wichita v. Needham, 759 P.2d 799, Colo. App., March 24, 1988 (NO. 87CA0523) - represented lender in state court foreclosures insolvency interpretation of Farm Credit Administration regulations
  • Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Farm Credit Bank of Wichita, 226 F.3d 1138, 147 Oil & Gas Rep. 226, 31 Envtl. L. Rep. 20,093, 2000 CJ C.A.R. 5250, C.A.10 (Colo.), September 13, 2000 (NO. 99-1183, 99-1147, 99-1148, 99-1154) - Federal District Court case involving accounting under mineral leases on agricultural property
  • 9th District Revolving Loan Fund v. Raymond, 9 87 F.2d 675, Bankr. L. Rep. P 75,179, C.A.10 (Colo.), March 03, 1993 (NO. 92-1181) - represented lender in circuit court opinion regarding an oyster feedlot chapter 11
  • Valley Nat. Bank v. Abdnor, 918 F.2d 128, C.A.10 (Colo.), November 06, 1990 (NO. 89-1078) - represented lender in state court SBA loan guarantees on agricultural property)
  • In re Palombo, 144 B.R. 516, 23 Bankr.Ct.Dec. 613, Bkrtcy.D.Colo., August 31, 1992 (NO. 91-12527-SBB) - represented lender in chapter 12 involving large vegetable producer
  • In re Anderson, 137 B.R. 819, 22 Bankr.Ct.Dec. 1020, 17 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 903, Bkrtcy.D.Colo., February 24, 1992 (NO. 91-23593 RJB, 91-23592 RJB) - represented lender in large integrated feedlot and irrigated farm regarding rents, issues and profits
  • In re Olsen, 87 B.R. 148, Bkrtcy.D.Colo., May 24, 1988 (NO. 87-B-14354-M) - represented lender in cash collateral issues involving farm and ranch operation
  • In re Flying E Ranch Co., 81 B.R. 633, Bkrtcy.D.Colo., January 11, 1988 (NO. 86 B 8904 E) - represented lender in chapter 11 cattle ranch
  • In re Newman, Not Reported in B.R., 1987 WL 45032, Bkrtcy.D.Colo., September 03, 1987 (NO. 87 B 3567 E) - represented lender in chapter 12 landmark decision in Colorado regarding adequate protection requirements for chapter 12 plus confirmation
  • In re Beyer, 72 B.R. 525, 16 Collier Bankr.Cas.2d 830, 15 Bankr.Ct.Dec. 1055, Bkrtcy.D.Colo., April 21, 1987 (NO. 86 B 11414 C) - represented lender in chapter 12 where grain farm operator allowed to be debtor in possession from Colorado State Penitentiary
  • In re Watkins, 63 B.R. 46, Bkrtcy.D.Colo., June 09, 1986 (NO. 86 B 2585 G) - represented lender in bankruptcy involving receiver turnover of agricultural assets
  • In re Zahniser, 58 B.R. 530, 14 Bankr.Ct.Dec. 171, Bkrtcy.D.Colo., March 17, 1986 (NO. 85 B 06947 G) - represented lender in chapter 11 case involving large wheat operation
  • In re Brunel, 54 B.R. 462, Bankr. L. Rep. P 70,826, Bkrtcy.D.Colo., October 28, 1985 (NO. 85 B 00195 M) - represented lender in chapter 11 relief from stay on farming operation
  • In re Adelphia Business Solutions, Inc., Case No. 02-11389, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern district of New York - represented large telecommunications creditor with respect to lease assumption issues, unsecured claim and contract dispute
  • In re Genuity, Inc., Case No. 02-43558, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York - represented large telecommunications creditor with respect to lease assumption issues, administrative and unsecured claims
  • In re Geneva Steel, LLC, Case No. 02-21455, In the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah - represented chapter 11 trustee in sale and liquidation of estate assets, the prosecution of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, fraudulent transfer and equitable subordination claims
  • In re VCSP, Inc., Case No. 09-12390, In the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada - represented secured creditor in successful defense of debtor’s motion to designate creditor’s vote for plan of reorganization as well as defense of several adversary proceedings
  • In re Johnson Dairy, LLC, Case No. 090-10210, In the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado - represented principle secured creditor in large dairy bankruptcy and in defense of lender liability claims against creditor in related adversary proceeding)
  • Fortress Credit Opportunities I LP v. Pioneer Pork, LLC, Case No. 2006CV30, District of Baca County, Colorado - represented secured lender in receivership and liquidation of large natural hog operation
  • Steel Street Bank & Trust v. Monterra Homes (Cattails) LLC, et al., Case No. 2008CV1454, District Court of Jefferson County, Colorado - represented receiver in build out and sale of residential development
  • Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation v. Sweetwater Ford, Inc., et al., Case No. 08CV068, United States District Court, District of Wyoming - represented receiver in operation and sale of car dealership
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Beyer – represented lender in one of the first chapter 12 bankruptcies filed in the country. Issue involved valuation of agricultural property in chapter 12 bankruptcies
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Newman - represented lender in case involving two chapter 12 bankruptcies and a chapter 11 bankruptcy filed in Colorado and Nebraska
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Layne Farms - represented lender in chapter 11 bankruptcy case involving a significant farming operation in CO and the issue of crops as rents, issues and profits under deeds of trust
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Winger Cattle Co. - represented lender in state court foreclosure and lender liability defense in a very large cattle and livestock operation in Colorado and Kansas
  • CoBank v. Colorado Green House - represented lender in state foreclosure action, receivership and chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization involving a large hydroponic tomato facility with operations in Colorado and New Mexico
  • Farm Credit Bank Frank, C.J. - represented lender in state foreclosure, chapter 11 bankruptcy, and serial filing chapter 11 bankruptcy involving large diversified farming and ranching operation
  • Farm Credit Bank v. French - represented lender in chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding involving Colorado mountain ranch property and airport
  • Fidelity State Bank of Garden City (Kansas) v. Janitell Farms - represented lender in state court action involving large diversified farm and cattle operation and water rights relating thereto
  • Production Credit Association v. Cole and Hotz - represented lender in multiple state court foreclosure and litigation actions and chapter 11 bankruptcy involving large cattle ranching operation
  • Production Credit Association v. Stratman - represented lender in state court foreclosure and replevin action involving conversion of cattle and proceeds resulting in criminal charges against borrower
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Palen Farms - represented lender in Colorado state court action and chapter 11 bankruptcy involving a very large wheat farm
  • KeyBank v. Johnson Ranch - represented lender in foreclosure and restructuring of loans involving large cattle ranch in Utah and Idaho
  • Valley National Bank v. Miller Cattle Co. - represented lender in state court collection and replevin action and lender liability defense involving limousine cattle breeding operation
  • Key Ag Credit v. Hartland, Inc. - represented lender in multiple chapter 11 bankruptcy cases involving fully integrated cattle feeding, packing and trucking business in Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado
  • In re Sand Hills Beef - represented lender in chapter 11 feedlot operation related to Hartland
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Graham - represented lender in significant state court foreclosure and collection action, replevin, lender liability defense, and chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding involving large integrated farm and ranch operation
  •  Key Ag Credit v. Leech - represented lender in state court foreclosure and collection action, replevin, chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding
  • KeyBank v. Obergefell - represented lender in multiple bankruptcy chapter filings involving large farming operation. First "Chapter 123" comprised of serial filings of six chapter 11 bankruptcies, two chapter 12 bankruptcies, two chapter 13 bankruptcies and one chapter 7 bankruptcy by same debtor
  • CoBank v. Wiggins Coop – represented lender in state court foreclosure and chapter 11 bankruptcy involving a large grain elevator coop in Colorado
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Parsons - represented lender in significant state court action and chapter 11 bankruptcy involving large cattle ranch in south central Colorado
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Brachbtenbach - represented lender in chapter 11 bankruptcy and adversary proceedings on priority of liens with respect to irrigation equipment
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Dionesio - represented lender in chapter 12 bankruptcy involving large vegetable farm
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Coleman - represented lender in litigation and workout of large cattle and beef operation
  • KeyBank v. Husker Dairy - represented lender in state court action, replevin and receivership involving a large dairy operation in Nebraska and Colorado
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Drawdel Land and Cattle Company - represented lender in litigation and workout involving cattle operation on one of Colorado's largest ranches
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Redd Ranches - represented lender in litigation and workout involving cattle operation on large ranch in Utah and Colorado
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Goemmer - represented lender in litigation, foreclosure and chapter 11 bankruptcy and workout involving cattle operation on large ranch in south central Colorado
  • Fortress Financial v. Pioneer Park - represented lender in state court litigation and receivership involving the sale of the largest outdoor natural hog operation in the country
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Kalista Farms - represented lender in state court litigation in Colorado involving Farm in south central Colorado and water rights
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Flanders - represented lender in state court litigation in Colorado involving defense of lender liability case involving farming operation and sale of same
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Schroeder (Daryl) - represented lender in state court litigation in Baca County, Colorado involving farming and cattle operations and foreclosure of the co-founder of the militant American Agricultural Movement
  • Farm Credit Bank v. Schroeder (Eugene) - represented lender in state court litigation and appeal of agistor's lien issue relating to cattle operation
  • CoBank v. United Producers, Inc. - represented lender in workout followed by chapter 11 bankruptcy filed in Ohio involving large feedlot and beef processing business with feedlots located in ten states
  • F.D.I.C. v. Fisher, 292 P.3d 934, 2013 WL 226914 (Colo. 2013) – represented lender in lender liability litigation involving the Colorado Credit Agreement Statute of Frauds

Publications and Presentations

  • Garnishments, Levies and Bank Subpoenas, Independent Bankers of Colorado, 2007
  • Perfection of Security Interests Under Article 9 of the UCC, Farm Credit Banks of Wichita, Advanced Legal Seminars, 1998 and 1999
  • A Secured Creditor's Manual for Agricultural and Commercial Lenders in Colorado, Farm Credit Services Annual Legal Seminar, Sterling, Colorado, 1997
  • The Agricultural Credit Act of 1987, Farm Credit Banks of Wichita, Wichita, Kansas and Denver, Colorado, 1988
  • Foreclosures and Loan Workouts under House Bill 1284, Farm Credit Banks of Wichita, 1988

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Agricultural Subdivision, Independent Bankers of Colorado
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Board of Directors, Denver Mile High Rotary Club
  • Rocky Mountain Harvard Club
  • Alumni representative, Phillips Academy, Andover

Awards and Recognition

  • Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International

Related Employment

  • Rider, Edwards, McAnallen & Taylor, PC (Shareholder) - Aurora, CO
  • Qwest Communications Legal Department (Senior Attorney) - Denver, CO
  • Otero Savings (Assistant General Counsel) - Colorado Springs, CO

Denver

1700 Lincoln, Suite 4550
Denver, Colorado 80203
Telephone: (303) 830-0800
Facsimile: (303) 830-0809

Park City

2750 Rasmussen Road, Suite H-104
Park City, UT 84098
Telephone: (435) 214-3806
Facsimile: (435) 214-3811

Wyoming

106 East Lincolnway, Suite 300
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001
Telephone: (307) 778-8178
Facsimile: (307) 638-1975