Denver’s Growing Real Estate Market Leads to Expansion at Polsinelli

Polsinelli announced today the addition of a new shareholder to the firm’s Denver office and its Real Estate Practice. Real Estate attorney Amy Hansen brings 17 years of legal experience, focused on assisting clients who are developing raw land or underutilized properties for residential and commercial purposes. Hansen works with developers, contractors, investors and a range of business owners in investment structuring and other acquisition, financing, and development matters.

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WilmerHale Welcomes Market-Leading Intellectual Property and Litigation Partners, Continues Expansion into Rocky Mountain Region

WilmerHale is pleased to announce the arrival of Partners Natalie Hanlon Leh, Mary (Mindy) V. Sooter and Benjamin S. Fernandez to the firm’s Denver office as members of the Litigation/Controversy and Intellectual Property Departments. Their arrival continues the firm’s expansion in the region, which began early in 2014 with the establishment of the firm’s Denver office, led by former US Secretary of the Interior, US Senator and Colorado Attorney General Ken Salazar; and former Chief of Staff and Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks for the US Department of the Interior and US Attorney for the District of Colorado Thomas Strickland. WilmerHale is a premier law firm with 14 offices across the globe that boasts renowned IP, litigation and controversy, securities, regulatory and government affairs, and transactional practices, with unique strengths in growing sectors such as energy, privacy and cybersecurity, education and technology.

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Constangy, Brooks & Smith Adds Don Prophete as Named Partner

Labor and employment law firm Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP announced today that nationally-recognized attorney Donald Prophete is joining the firm which will now be known as Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP.

Eleven other attorneys from across the country are also joining the firm, which will add offices in Denver and New York to its 25 current locations. The new attorneys come to the firm with a wide range of backgrounds and are part of a concerted effort by Constangy to remain well-positioned to represent employers in the challenges they face in a more tech-savvy, diverse workplace environment.

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Holland & Knight Opens Denver Office With Addition of Litigation Group

Holland & Knight today announced a significant expansion of its litigation practice in Denver with the addition of six lawyers. Aaron Bradford and Thomas Leland have joined the firm as partners, along with senior counsel Leah Capritta and associates Maxwell Shaffer, Cindy Pham and Pippa Balestrieri. All of the attorneys in the new group were previously with Lathrop & Gage. With the additions, the firm will formally open an office in Denver.

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Haynes and Boone Opens Denver Office with Highly Regarded Lawyers, Anne Weber and Alan Talesnick

Haynes and Boone, LLP today proudly announces the opening of a Denver office and the addition of two new partners, well-known midstream and pipeline practitioner Anne Weber and Alan Talesnick, who focuses his practice on securities and corporate matters.

They will be joined by two Houston-based Haynes and Boone lawyers with significant Denver contacts — Partner Patrick L. Hughes and Counsel Robert Thibault — with the ultimate goal of establishing a substantial presence to serve the Denver business community, said firm Managing Partner Tim Powers.
“Haynes and Boone has a long history of working with clients and contacts in the greater Denver area, so establishing a physical presence in Denver is a natural way to build upon those relationships and reach out to important constituents in the region,” Powers said.

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Hall Render Expands National Presence with New Offices in Denver and Philadelphia

Hall Render is growing its presence by expanding into the West and Northeast with the addition of offices in Denver and Philadelphia.

“This expansion is part of a larger objective to extend the firm’s national reach in providing legal counsel to the health care industry that is more locally accessible, comprehensive and reasonably priced,” said John Ryan, president of Hall Render.

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Armstrong Teasdale Expands to Colorado; Opens Denver Office with 10 New Lawyers

As part of its western expansion initiative, Armstrong Teasdale LLP is adding 10 lawyers to open a Denver office on October 1, 2014. The attorneys are all formerly of Denver-based Steese Evans & Frankel P.C. Their addition complements Armstrong Teasdale’s core strengths and expands its national capabilities in intellectual property, telecommunications, white-collar crime and internal investigations. The move will also create synergies between the Denver location and the firm’s established Las Vegas and Kansas City offices.

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FaegreBD Represents Spectranetics in Acquisition of AngioScore Inc.

Faegre Baker Daniels represented The Spectranetics Corporation, a Colorado Springs-based medical device company, in acquiring AngioScore Inc. in a $230 million cash purchase, along with contingent commercial and regulatory milestone payments. The transaction closed June 30, and was funded with the proceeds from a $230 million public offering of convertible notes.

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