Connecting with our clients is important to me. I enjoy learning about their businesses and working with them to resolve their legal matters.

Bio

Bob helps businesses, particularly family-owned and closely held companies, with all aspects of corporate law as well as estate and legacy planning. Bob’s clients consider him a trusted team member who has their best interests at heart. A testament to his dedication, many of his current clients began working with him at the outset of his career more than five decades ago.

When counseling corporate clients, Bob evaluates growth strategies, contract formation and negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and exit strategies. He works across multiple industries including retail, manufacturing, service businesses, and other brick-and-mortar establishments. Examples of Bob’s experience include assisting owners of companies in restructuring their management teams, including locating temporary executive assistance, in connection with the sale of businesses where the owners, for health or other reasons, are unable to accomplish these objectives on their own.

With a background in taxation and accounting, Bob is an ideal partner for business owners looking to create long term succession and estate plans. When working with family-owned businesses, Bob focuses on creating sustainable plans that maximize opportunities for each generation. His experience includes representing clients at different generational levels in the formation, operation, and sale of businesses. He frequently works with entrepreneurial clients to strategize and implement organizational plans that maximize the continuity of the business.

  • Represented owners in the sale of their transportation company; aggregate value of transaction was in excess of $95 million
  • Over a ten-year period represented a family in the sale of a business, repurchase of the business and subsequent sale of the business; transaction value increased tenfold over the course of this representation
  • Represented family with respect to the recapitalization of its corporation to implement various strategies, including maximization of family wealth and long-term management of the company
  • Assisted owner of company in restructuring management team, including locating temporary executive assistance in order to maximize the value of the company for sale; ultimately represented the company in a successful sale of that company
  • In working with the entrepreneurial owners of various entities, strategized, implemented and carried out a plan to reorganize various businesses to maximize the ultimate value and continuity of the business
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
    • Taxation, past section chairman
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council
    • Past Program chairman
  • “I Have a Dream” ® Foundation
    • Executive Committee
    • Past president
  • Denver Top Wealth Managers, 2011 and 2012
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated
  • Super Lawyers, Colorado
    • Business/Corporate
    • Estate Planning and Probate
  • The Best Lawyers in America
    • Trust and Estates

 

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