Madison Shaner


Madison (Maddie) Shaner joined Milgrom & Daskam as an Associate in 2019. Her practice focuses on corporate and real estate transactions. Maddie counsels clients on entity formation, governance, and commercial contracts on the corporate side, as well as commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing, diligence, development, and contract preparation and negotiation. She also has extensive experience drafting and negotiating contracts between businesses and social media content creators.

Prior to joining Milgrom & Daskam, Maddie was an associate at Tyson, Gurney & Hovey, LLC where she conducted oil and gas title examination and assisted in drafting drilling and division order title opinions for upstream oil and gas clients. Maddie attended the University of Colorado Law School. During her time at CU, she worked as a teaching assistant for the first year legal writing program and served on the Board of Editors of the University of Colorado Law Review.

Maddie has a deep passion for serving her community, with a particular focus on education-based initiatives. After graduating from college, she spent two years teaching at a Title I school in Denver through the Teach for America program. During law school, Maddie participated in the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project teaching constitutional law and oral advocacy skills to high school students. She currently volunteers with Burning Through Pages and manages their Teacher Support Grant program.

Maddie is a Colorado native. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking, and cheering on the Broncos.


Business & Corporate Law

Mergers & Acquisitions

Real Estate Transactions



Real Estate Law

Mastering Commercial Lease Negotiation: A Tenant’s Guide to Success

Negotiating a commercial lease can be a daunting task for tenants, with significant implications for their business operations and bottom line. Whether securing office space, retail storefronts, or industrial facilities, tenants must navigate the complexities of lease agreements to maximize benefits and minimize risks. In this blog post, we offer invaluable tips and strategies to empower tenants in their commercial lease negotiations, ensuring favorable terms and enhanced peace of mind.

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Artificial Intelligence

Potential Issues and Liabilities of Using Generative AI for Legal Document Drafting 

In recent years, the legal industry has witnessed a significant transformation, with the integration of technology and artificial intelligence (AI) into various aspects of legal practice, and while it’s unlikely that AI will kill all the lawyers, one notable advancement is the use of large language models of generative AI to draft legal documents, even by non-lawyers. While this technology offers several advantages, such as increased efficiency and reduced costs, it also brings forth a host of potential issues and liabilities that both legal professionals and non-lawyers must carefully consider. In this article, we’ll explore these concerns and provide insights into mitigating associated risks.

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Business & Corporate Law

The Importance of Morality Clauses in Contracts with Public Figures

In the age of social media and the 24-hour news cycle, opportunities for public figures to be called to the mat and canceled over their statements and behavior are plentiful. Whether looking at Kanye West, aka Ye, with his antisemitic statements on Twitter, “White Lives Matter” t-shirt at Paris Fashion Week, and a myriad of other public offenses, T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach’s affair, or Try Guys’ Ned Fulmer’s affair with an employee, when the transgressions become public, so do the calls from the public for the brands and companies they work with to cut them loose.

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