Corporate & Business

Constant involvement in the marketplace. We know that successful transactions require agility, knowledge, relationships, and the broad market and in-depth legal knowledge that one can only gain by high deal flow. We take the time to learn about your investment strategy, business challenges and future goals. We strive to identify potential issues to help you navigate the smoothest road to success. It’s a true partnership that is dedicated to all facets of your business development.

Our various Corporate & Business practice groups collaborate with each other and with other practices within the firm to offer you a robust suite of legal services. From the seasoned policy advisors in our Government Affairs practice to the effectiveness of our Litigation groups, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is always there when it matters. We are redefining presence. We are redefining access. We are redefining service.

Michael W. King 303.223.1130

Chambers USA, 2019
Colorado: Corporate M&A

What the team is known for: Acclaimed transactional group that handles a wide range of commercial and private equity transactions for buyers and sellers. Noted for its work with clients engaged in the natural resources and the technology sector. Also advises clients from industries such as healthcare, gaming and hospitality. Provides high-level expertise on joint ventures and PPP agreements.

One client described the group as “outstanding; they are deeply knowledgeable in our space, yet pragmatic and efficient.”

Other sources highlight that the firm demonstrates “a good balance of national exposure and local presence”.

Nevada: Corporate/Commercial

What the team is known for: Highly regarded practice with notable expertise in equity restructuring, financing and M&A matters. Possesses a strong bench of attorneys offering counsel to a variety of borrower and lender clients including gaming companies and financial institutions. Offers particular expertise in matters falling at the intersection of IP and corporate transactions. Displays strength in handling tender offers, note offerings and corporate governance.


Clients say: "Not only are the attorneys I work with very friendly and eager to help, I am always very impressed with their work product and intellect."

Others state: "They are extremely knowledgeable, which allows them to deliver accurate, customized advice, particularly on time-sensitive matters."

    Representative Matters
    • Represented Vigeo Investments, LLC in its investment in Pinnacle Manufacturing, LLC, a manufacturer of mobile metal tanks for the environmental, industrial and gas markets.

    • Represented Prairie Dog Pet Products, LLC in the closing of its credit facility with Presidential Financial Corporation.

    • Represented Guaranty Bank and Trust in a term loan and revolving credit facility for SpeedPro Imaging, a leading large format custom graphic printing company in the United States and Canada and a portfolio company of Fairfield-Maxwell.

    • Represented KeyBank in a term loan and revolving credit facility for Binswanger Enterprises, LLC, a leading manufacturer of glass and aluminum products for construction, residential and automotive markets in the U.S. and a portfolio company of Grey Mountain Partners.

    • Represented Victory Park Capital and its portfolio company, VPC Fuller Brush Operating Corp. in a Senior Secured Loan.

    • Lead counsel to Sun Mountain Capital in documenting a term loan facility for recommissioning of a sawmill in Saratoga, Wyoming.

    • Represented U.S. Geothermal Inc. in the development and construction of its $137 million, 22-megawatt-net geothermal power plant in Oregon. Part of the project financing included negotiating a loan and a loan guarantee with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Federal Financing Bank for this leading renewable energy geothermal development company.

    • Represented a public company issuer in connection with its public offering of securities issued in the private placement via a registration statement filed with the SEC.

    • Represented an oil and gas public company in its successful private placement to 32 accredited investors (as defined in Regulation D) valued at $793,732.

    • Acted as local Nevada counsel in connection with offering by Reddy Ice Corporation of first lien senior secured notes and an exchange offer of second lien senior secured notes for senior discount notes of Reddy Ice Holdings, Inc.

    • Served as underwriter's counsel in connection with the delivery of a total of $239,365,000 University Enterprise Revenue Bonds. The University Revenue Bonds were delivered in three series: $76,725,000 Tax-Exempt University Revenue Bonds Subseries 2009B-1; $138,130,000 Taxable University Enterprise Revenue Bonds Subseries 2009B-2 (Build America Bonds -- Direct Payment) and $24,510,000 Tax-Exempt University Enterprise Refunding Bonds Series 2009C.

    • Served as underwriter's counsel in connection with the delivery of $39,355,000 Mojave Water Agency, Revenue Certificates of Participation, Series 2009A.

    • Represented the developer in the acquisition of a vacant hotel, obtaining entitlements for redevelopment of the site as a mixed-use (residential/retail), transit-oriented development; resolution of title matters; construction financing; leasing of retail space and eventual $60.9 million sale of the project in Denver, CO.

    • Served as underwriter's counsel in connection with $130,080,000 Orange County Water District, Revenue Refunding Certificates of Participation, Series 2009A.

    • Represent Signet Solar Inc. in a Department of Energy loan guarantee transaction and project financing associated with its Sun Kachina PV production facility in Belen, New Mexico.

    • Represented the purchaser/redeveloper of the former Gates Factory site, which consists of 55 acres and 2 million building square feet, located at I-25 and Broadway in Denver. The firm's work for the redevelopment involved brownfields redevelopment, environmental remediation, acquisition of entitlements for a mixed-use transit-oriented development, neighborhood negotiations and structuring of public and private financing.

    • Represented a local private foundation in forming a public-private joint venture with a leading medical institution and a leading educational institution with seed and support funding provided by the foundation. The venture was approved by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education and represented the first time such a not-for-profit limited liability company was formed in Colorado.

    • Served as bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $38,490,000 Santa Margarita/Dana Point Authority Bonds, Series 2009 for California's Santa Margarita Water District Improvement Districts Nos. 2, 3 and 4 General Obligation Bonds.

    • Representing private equity project developer for negotiation of groundwater subscription agreements and public-private partnership to construct an 80-mile water supply pipeline in southwest Texas.

    • Served as special COP counsel in connection with a $17,735,000 lease purchase financing of the new Denver Botanic Gardens parking garage. Certificates of Participation, Series 2008B, evidenced a proportionate interest in the base rentals and other revenues under an annually-renewable lease purchase agreement between the Denver Botanic Gardens Parking Facility Trust 2008 as lessor, and the City and County of Denver as lessee.

    • Served as local counsel to Quest Resource Corporation in its common stock offering.

    • Represented UBS Securities in its underwriting of $35 million in Clean Water Resources and Power Development Authority, Clean Water Revenue Bonds, 2007 Series A.

    • Represented the Baptist Road Rural Transportation Authority as bond counsel in connection with its issuance of $21.5 million of Sales and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2007.

    • Represented Southern Pacific Railroad Company in selling right of ways to state and local transportation agencies for mass transit use. Negotiated shared trackage agreement for commuter rail service.

    News & Events

    Meet The Team

    Steven E. Abelman Shareholder T 303.223.1102
    Adam J. Agron Shareholder T 303.223.1134
    David R. Arrajj Shareholder T 702.464.7053
    Robert P. Attai Shareholder T 303.223.1271
    Kinny Bagga Associate T 303.223.1172
    Gregory W. Berger Shareholder T 303.223.1158
    Andrew S. Brignone Shareholder T 702.464.7006
    Jonathan R. Bloch Shareholder T 310.500.4632
    Norman Brownstein Shareholder T 303.223.1101
    W. Patrick Berry Associate T 303.223.1122
    Andrew C. Elliott Shareholder T 303.223.1154
    Frank M. Flansburg III Shareholder T 702.802.2205
    Kevin A. Cudney Shareholder T 303.223.1166
    Steven C. Demby Shareholder T 303.223.1119
    Steven W. Farber Shareholder T 303.223.1109
    Allen P. Grunes Shareholder T 202.383.5901
    Amanda Hutson Associate T 303.223.1112
    Aaron M. Hyatt Shareholder T 303.223.1107
    Albert Z. Kovacs Shareholder T 702.464.7076
    Christopher J. Hand Associate T 303.223.1292
    Connor D. Hannagan Associate T 303.223.1256
    Erin E. Grolle Shareholder T 702.464.7087
    Erik J. Jensen Shareholder T 303.223.1205
    Gregory M. Janssen Associate T 303.223.1288
    Justin M. Hahn Associate T 303.223.1277
    Joshua M. Hantman Shareholder T 303.223.1216
    Jeffrey M. Knetsch Shareholder T 303.223.1160
    John S. Kyed Associate T 303.223.1123
    Michael W. King Shareholder T 303.223.1130
    Rob Kaufmann Shareholder T 303.223.1176
    Steven A. Jung Senior Counsel T 805.882.1443
    Avi Loewenstein Shareholder T 303.223.1136
    Alexandra Fidler Metzl Shareholder T 303.223.1157
    Angela Turriciano Otto Shareholder T 702.464.7064
    Darryl T. Landahl Shareholder T 303.223.1244
    Daniel S. Ojserkis Of Counsel T 609.916.5748
    Gino A. Maurelli Shareholder T 303.223.1115
    Jason B. Larkin Of Counsel T 303.223.1274
    James W. Leighton Associate T 303.223.1243
    Jason C. Moore Shareholder T 303.223.1121
    Jessica M. Moyeda Associate T 702.464.7014
    Kristin Macdonald Shareholder T 303.223.1242
    Matthew R. Nyberg Shareholder T 303.223.1153
    Trayton D. Oakes Associate T 303.223.1295
    Paul M. O'Gara Shareholder T 609.241.0174
    Rikard D. Lundberg Shareholder T 303.223.1232
    Rebecca L. Miltenberger Shareholder T 702.464.7052
    Scott McEachron Associate T 303.223.1278
    J. Tenley Oldak Shareholder T 303.223.1159
    Adam P. Segal Shareholder T 702.464.7001
    Charlotte S. Phelps Associate T 303.223.1294
    Christine E. Ray Of Counsel T 805.882.1423
    Christine A. Samsel Shareholder T 303.223.1133
    Cara R. Sterling Shareholder T 303.223.1141
    Cecily S. Sweet Associate T 303.223.1296
    David M. Spaulding Shareholder T 303.223.1241
    Elizabeth D. Paulsen Shareholder T 303.223.1187
    Ellen Schulhofer Shareholder T 702.464.7059
    Frank A. Schreck Shareholder T 702.382.2101
    George Short Shareholder T 805.882.1441
    Hal Stratton Shareholder T 505.724.9596
    Ishra K. Solieman Staff Attorney T 303.260.1880
    Jay Spader Shareholder T 303.223.1146
    Michael J. Pankow Shareholder T 303.223.1106
    Michelle Lee Pickett Shareholder T 805.882.1422
    Mark R. Starr Associate T 702.464.7093
    Nancy A. Strelau Shareholder T 303.223.1151
    Scott Scherer Shareholder T 775.398.3804
    Samuel A. Schwartz Shareholder T 702.382.2101
    Daniel L. Winer Consulting Attorney T 303.223.1189
    Margaux Trammell Shareholder T 303.223.1192
    Martine Tariot Wells Shareholder T 303.223.1213
    Neal Tomlinson Shareholder T 702.464.7043
    Sonia Church Vermeys Shareholder T 702.464.7066
    Scott E. Wiegand Shareholder T 702.464.7095
    Dawn R. Sullivan Paralegal T 303.223.1404
    Sheila M. Grisham Paralegal T 303.223.1377
    Jean M. Harrison Paralegal T 303.223.1383
    Julie Obermeyer Paralegal T 702.464.7079
    Karen R. Smith Paralegal T 303.223.1390
    Kathy L. Oster Paralegal T 303.223.1343
    Kimberly A. Mumford Paralegal T 805.882.1478
    Kate M. Meade Paralegal T 303.223.1339
    Sara R. Mares Paralegal T 303.223.1476
    Shannon M. Kline Paralegal T 702.464.7088
    Stephanie Klepp Paralegal T 303.223.1395
    Valerie H. Brown Paralegal T 303.223.1318