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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Serious Achievements, Celebratory Laughs at CTLA Dinner

Serious Achievements, Celebratory Laughs at CTLA Dinner

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

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

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