My passion lies in using my legal skillset to help creative and innovative businesses build a strong foundation, grow, and thrive.

Bio

Gil partners with his clients to advise them on a wide range of business transactions and legal matters to help them achieve their goals. His practice focuses primarily on securities law, small and closely-held businesses, mergers and acquisitions, and dispositions. Gil represents individual and institutional investors, as well as issuers in various equity, debt, and exchange offerings; small and large private placements under Regulation D and Regulation A and A+; and other corporate finance transactions. He has in depth knowledge of all of the factors that go into raising capital for his small business clients: legal, practical, and business. Gil regularly counsels broker-dealers, investment advisors, and other securities intermediaries on compliance with federal and state securities laws and other business matters.

In addition to providing full service securities advice to clients, Gil also serves as general outside counsel, providing ongoing advice and counseling on all manner of general business operations. He routinely drafts corporate documents, including operating agreements, by-laws, shareholder agreements, buy/sell agreements, and asset/stock purchase agreements, among others. Gil also represents clients in acquiring and selling businesses.

His clients work in a variety of industries—including venture capital, private equity, entertainment, software, hardware, other technologies, construction, gaming, automotive dealerships, operations and real estate—and range from small LLCs and family-owned businesses to family offices and large corporations. Additionally, Gil has developed a niche practice working with clients in the food, beverage, and restaurant industry, including retailers, food trucks, caterers, manufacturers, copackers and brewers.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Gil gained a vantage of the consumer side of the financial industry while working as a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York City. In addition to Wall Street finance, he worked within federal politics and local business management.

  • Represent issuer in Private Placement of Series A Preferred Stock by Dillon, CO medical imaging company
  • Represented seller in acquisition of multiple automobile dealerships
  • Represented seller in sale of certain luxury automobile dealerships
  • Represented seller in asset sale of medical instrument sterilization technology company
  • Represented purchaser in multi-national stock purchase and non-profit acquisition of certain U.S. exchange student businesses, by an international exchange student service provider
  • Represent issuer in Private placement of Series A Preferred Stock by Arvada, CO ionic liquids company
  • Represent issuer in Private placement of Series A Preferred Stock by Boulder, CO weather data company
  • Represented purchaser in Asset Purchase and Stock Sale by oilfield equipment company
  • Represented surviving entities in conversion of Delaware LLC to Delaware Corporation and related issuance of common stock and intellectual property, followed by a private placement of equity and convertible debt securities. Company produces sports drink product. Also act as outside corporate counsel
  • Represented new federal Registered Investment Advisor related to its Formation and regulatory support and compliance
  • Represented issuer in exchange offer, related PPM and merger of multiple real estate entities for company developing property in Fort Collins, CO for use as retirement community and in Sayulita, Mexico for vacation homes
  • Represented Cripple Creek, Colorado casino in refinance of $63mm senior and mezzanine debt facilities with private equity lender. Served as outside corporate counsel thereafter
  • Represented issuer in Private Placement of natural resources royalty interests
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • ACLU of Colorado
    • Board of Directors, 2005-2007
  • Conscious Alliance
    • Board of Directors, 2014
  • KidsTek
    • Board of Directors, 2014-2017
  • Meritas International Law Firms Worldwide
    • Young Lawyer Liaison
      • Advisory Board Member
  • ColoradoBiz Magazine Gen XYZ, 2018
  • Super Lawyers, Colorado
    • Rising Star, 2014 - 2017, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • “The Game Changer for Finding Investors: General Solicitation,” Denver Startup Week (September 18, 2013)

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