Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

Colorado
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What the team is known for Maintains an enviable reputation for handling a broad spectrum of transactional matters including M&A and private equity. An excellent choice for advice and representation in a host of issues including joint venture formation and complex regulatory work. National and international clientele is drawn from industries including healthcare, technology, sports and energy.

Strengths A client attests: "I believe the team is the best in Denver when it comes to more complex banking and finance transactions. They are very business focused and provide advice when asked without getting mired in legal minutiae."

A source notes: "The team is diligent and works on very aggressive time lines. They are readily available and quick to respond. Far superior, smarter, more efficient and better value than others we have engaged."

Another affirms: "I am very impressed with the team and have high confidence in its level of expertise."

Work highlights Represented Bet365, a UK based gambling company, in a $50 million agreement with Empire Resorts to build a Bet365-branded online and land-based sportsbook at Resorts World Catskills.

Notable practitioners

Adam Agron is experienced with a range of corporate transactions including private equity matters. A source states: "He is one of the best lawyers we have worked with."

Noted as an "excellent attorney," Elizabeth Paulsen is well regarded for her experience in handling a range of transactions for various clients, including private equity funds. A client states that her skills and expertise are "the best I've encountered in the industry."

Gino Maurelli is regarded as a "very strong negotiator" and a "specialist in the food and consumer products industries." Maurelli handles a range of matters including those relating to private equity. Sources attest that he is "very efficient to work with, very pragmatic" and "technically very good."

Kevin Cudney is noted for his "extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions." He represents both local and national clients in a wide range of corporate transactions. A source affirms: "He is excellent at explaining legal terminology and orchestrates the work so that the appropriate expertise is pulled in at the right times."

Robert Attai is well regarded for his work in range of transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions and the formation of joint ventures. Attai is also noted for handling public and private equity financing matters.