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Perkins Coie Closes $2.5 Billion Deal

Perkins Coie Closes $2.5 Billion Deal

A Molson Coors equity offering will use its proceeds in purchase of MillerCoors By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The 1st Quarter started with a legal team from the Denver office of Perkins Coie working with a Denver-based corporation to help it become the second largest brewery in the U.S. For the lead outside attorney […]

Big Deals 1st Quarter: Three-Comma Club

Big Deals 1st Quarter: Three-Comma Club

1st quarter marked by billion-dollar-plus deals 2016 is off to fast start with five deals exceeding $1 billion. Hogan Lovells, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Perkins Coie and Kutak Rock were each involved in big-figure transactions. The start to the year continued the pace of 4th Quarter 2015 with 50 transactions reported […]

Legal Lasso: Big Business in Cuba Edition

Legal Lasso: Big Business in Cuba Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! A former ABA president tracks the changes in Cuba from its Communist uprising to its new status as a tourist hub — and the regulatory work involved in the transition. COMPILED […]

Six Chosen to Vie for Two Open Spots on Adams County Bench

The Seventeenth Judicial District Nominating Commission announced Tuesday its nomination of six candidates for two Adams County court judgeships created by the retirements of Judge Robert Doyle, effective July 1, 2016, and Judge Jeffrey Romeo, effective Jan. 10.

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Two Named as Finalists for Prowers County Judicial Vacancy

The Fifteenth Judicial District Nominating Commission announced Tuesday two candidates for a Prowers County court judgeship created by the retirement of Judge Larry Stutler, effective July 1.

Serious Achievements, Celebratory Laughs at CTLA Dinner

Serious Achievements, Celebratory Laughs at CTLA Dinner

May 23, 2016

Solo takes home Case of the Year By Doug Chartier Law Week Colorado For the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, spring is the time to look back on another year of advocacy for plaintiffs and honor the standouts within its ranks. The 19th Annual Spring Dinner convened Wednesday night at the Denver Marriott City Center, with […]

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FLSA Exemption Threshold to Double by December

FLSA Exemption Threshold to Double by December

May 23, 2016

Department of Labor finalizes new overtime rule By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO The long-anticipated leap in the white-collar exemption threshold now has an effective date, meaning employers now have a deadline for the myriad adjustments they must make to comply with the Department of Labor’s new federal overtime rule. On Wednesday, the Labor Department […]

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Legal Lasso: Acquittal in Freddie Gray Case

Legal Lasso: Acquittal in Freddie Gray Case

May 23, 2016

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF How do you like your job? Take our 2016 Salary and Satisfaction Survey to tell us about your job. IN LOCAL NEWS: DENVER’S FIRST AFRICAN […]

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Business Methods Still a Sore Spot

Business Methods Still a Sore Spot

May 20, 2016

Patent lawyers look for overhaul of Alice decision By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Two years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s contentious “Alice” decision, the topic is still a sensitive one for intellectual property lawyers. Alice changed the rules for what is patentable, specifically for anyone who develops software. With much innovation happening at tech […]

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Legal Lasso: Thank Your Editors Edition

Legal Lasso: Thank Your Editors Edition

May 20, 2016

Thanks to the Texas Republican party platform’s poor word choice, it accidentally said most of the state is gay. And there’s a verb agreement error, too. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS […]

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A Uniform Test

A Uniform Test

May 19, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to look at a case that could provide clarity in how to separate original design from useful function By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Earlier this month, the Supreme Court agreed to review a case that poses what one federal appeals court called a “metaphysical quandary.” “This case involves the […]

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Judge Appointed in 17th District

Judge Appointed in 17th District

May 19, 2016

Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Jaclyn Casey Brown as district court judge in the 17th Judicial District, which includes Adams and Broomfield counties. Brown will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge C. Scott Crabtree. Brown is currently a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie and was an associate with the firm from 2005 […]

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Legal Lasso: EgyptAir Flight Missing

Legal Lasso: EgyptAir Flight Missing

May 19, 2016

The international community is searching for an EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF We want to hear all about your job — take […]

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