The following local law firms have attorneys with practice area expertise in startups. Read on below for more information on these firms and click here for more legal resources in the area!
Hutchinson, Black and Cook has provided legal services to businesses and individuals in Colorado since 1891. We nurture start-ups and give them the time, attention and support they need to grow into nationally recognized companies that are integral to the Boulder community. Our longevity gives the firm a unique understanding of Boulder’s business environment and the Colorado community as a whole. HBC’s experience can make the difference in recognizing opportunities, anticipating obstacles and devising creative solutions. Our tradition of service places the highest priority on providing our clients with individualized attention and legal work of the best quality – aggressively, efficiently, and economically. With lawyers from the top ranks of the best schools, we offer the sophistication of a large law firm practice – deal for deal, case for case – with the cost-effectiveness and personal service of a smaller firm.
Baker Hostetler is celebrating its 95th anniversary. This milestone represents more than longevity. It offers a time to salute the many important clients and friends who have grown with us — often organizations we have served not just for years, but for decades. Baker Hostetler’s clients include a variety of individuals and businesses achieving success globally, nationally, regionally and locally. Many are at the top of their market segments, and many are household names. Others are leaders of the future — companies with the aspiration and foresight to drive tomorrow’s high-growth industries. Every day, our lawyers help clients manage complex legal challenges and work toward achieving their strategic goals.
At BHGR, we offer the expertise and sophistication of a national law firm with the service and responsiveness of a boutique firm. Our approach is simple – our clients receive hands-on attention and the practical expertise of experienced lawyers who place a premium on delivering the highest quality legal advice in the most efficient and cost-effective manner as possible. Our lawyers are committed to excellence, creating long-standing personal relationships, accessibility, integrity, and providing pragmatic solutions to difficult problems. We take pride in the close relationships that we develop with our clients and playing an integral role as strategic partners in helping them reach their goals and providing solutions to problems. This approach has made BHGR stand out among contemporary law firms.
Colson-Quinn’s dedication to clients is not only our day-to-day commitment, it’s built into our structure and ideology. Leaving behind well-established business law practices, we chose to move to Boulder for quality of life both at home and in business. With business law experience in prominent Houston law firms, we’d seen the pitfalls of the traditional law firm model where clients were over-billed, overwhelmed and underappreciated. Realizing that our clients share our values for right relationships, respect, reasonable fees and results, we choose to be unique. We have created a firm dedicated to making a difference for our clients so that they can genuinely benefit from our collective experience.
Cooley represents hundreds of clients in a wide range of industries from offices in nine major commercial markets. We are counselors, strategists and advocates for the foremost private and public companies. We have a legacy of representing companies bringing to market breakthrough products and technologies and frequently argue cases that fall in new areas of law, brought about by technological developments. Our business and litigation practice reaches across a broad array of dynamic industry sectors, including technology, life sciences, clean tech, real estate, financial services, retail and energy. With 650 attorneys throughout the U.S., Cooley has the range and expertise to serve companies of all sizes to seize opportunities in today’s global marketplace.
Davis Graham & Stubbs has provided legal support to emerging and established industries for the last 95 years. Throughout these years, DGS has ranked among the region’s most prominent law firms, consistently offering quality legal services to emerging and established businesses of the Rocky Mountain west. While the firm’s Denver headquarters and intermediate size allow a close personal relationship with local and regional clients, our technology and broad experience allow us to partner effectively with businesses and their investors throughout the world.
Gross Hartman LLC is a corporate, business and intellectual property law firm that counsels clients in the full range of corporate and securities matters, including public and private financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, strategic corporate relationships, corporate governance, employee incentive programs and executive hiring. We also focus on branding, advertising, trademark, copyright and trade secret topics, as well as disputes and expert witness work in these fields.
With our firm-wide resources, local presence, and coordinated efforts, Holland & Hart delivers integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes, from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 corporations. Since its inception in 1947, Holland & Hart has grown into a firm of more than 400 lawyers in 15 offices in Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and the District of Columbia. In 2007 and 2008, Holland & Hart was named the best corporate law firm in Denver according to a survey of corporate directors in Corporate Board Member magazine. It is also the largest law firm based in the Mountain West ranked on The American Lawyer‘s list of the top 200 firms in the United States.
Hogan Lovells provides legal services based on the principles of teamwork, collaboration, and commitment to client service. We take time to understand our clients’ businesses so we can work as an extension of their team. We help them navigate a challenging global landscape through focused, innovative, high quality service. Clients come first at Hogan Lovells. Building on the foundations of our previous success as two firms, Hogan & Hartson and Lovells, Hogan Lovells is deeply rooted in the largest and most developed markets in the United States and Europe and has an established presence in the fastest growing regions of the world, including Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Holme Roberts & Owen LLP is an international law firm with approximately 200 lawyers. Based in Denver, Colorado, the firm has six other domestic offices, including Boulder, Colorado Springs, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Phoenix; and two international offices – London and Dublin. The firm, which is more than 100 years old, has a tradition of building lasting relationships with the finest entrepreneurial pioneers, from railroads and mining, to oil and gas, and more recently to those involved in complex business transactions, technology, and the environment.
Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner is a corporate and business law boutique focusing on transactional legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, venture capital, credit finance, legal entity formation and commercial contracts. The firm was created for businesses, financial institutions, investors and individuals that have been historically underserved by the legal industry. We are committed to providing the highest level of attentive service and expertise to our clients. Just because a client or a project is small in size, does not mean that sophisticated, expert legal service is unwarranted.
Lathrop & Gage was founded in 1873 on the heartland principles of honor, service, trust and value. We are committed to serving our clients in the same unwavering manner today. While our attorneys have amassed many successes in the past 130+ years, the accomplishment of which we are most proud is our continuing representation of our first-ever client, now known as the BNSF Railway Co. Indeed, Lathrop & Gage has enjoyed success in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries because we are committed to providing excellent talent, service and results, and adapting to changing business environments and technology.
Moye White offers strategic representation in complex commercial transactions and disputes. Our clients range from entrepreneurs and startups to mid-sized and established corporations, organizations, and associations. We also provide local counsel services for many national law firms. Our attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff collaborate in a unique, team-oriented environment. We take the time to get to know our clients, understand their interests, and help define their future goals.
Roberts & Olivia, LLC is a boutique business law firm representing clients in transactional matters, including formation of legal entities, venture capital and other private placements, commercial lending, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, employment matters, intellectual property matters and other commercial contracts. We are located in Boulder, Colorado and serve clients along the Front Range of Colorado and beyond in many industries, including technology, software, life sciences, energy, natural resources and retail. We represent clients of all sizes from early stage, start-up companies to established privately and publicly held companies.
Stack McKinney Law Group is a Boulder, Colorado-based business and transactional law firm with a focus on representing technology companies throughout their life cycles, from formation and start-up to mature operating companies. SMLG’s lawyers have practiced at prestigious, national law firms, but now offer sophisticated and personalized legal services without big firm rates. SMLG prides itself on providing pragmatic, business-oriented legal advice, always geared towards helping clients achieve their own business objectives. Through discussions with clients and our own research, we have developed a fresh way of structuring a law firm and providing legal services. By leveraging technology and non-lawyer contractor resources, we are able to provide streamlined legal services without the overhead of a traditional law firm.
Lefort LLC brings twenty years of business and cutting edge IP legal experience that can assist any company from startup to established. Lefort LLC provides traditional patent and trademark services. In addition to being a full service Intellectual Property law firm, Lefort LLC can act as a client’s in-house IP counsel or IP strategist and help companies identify, develop, leverage and protect what may be their most significant assets. By retaining Lefort LLC, clients will deal directly with a former patent litigator and experienced in-house Intellectual Property attorney who can provide a comprehensive range of IP services and IP consulting upon which your company can capitalize.
The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC) provides law students with practical experience in transactional law while offering free legal services to local businesses that lack access to venture capital or angel investor resources. The Clinic’s clients include graduate students, professors, local entrepreneurs, and start-up companies. Third-year Colorado Law students staff the Clinic during the academic year under the joint supervision of a full-time clinician and experienced attorneys from top law firms in Boulder and Denver. Students interact directly with clients to provide legal advice on a wide range of business-law issues including entity formation, intellectual property, employment, and contracts.