JANETTE L. FERGUSON SECURES TRIAL VICTORY

Denver, Colorado (August 9, 2017) - On July 28, 2017, Janette L. Ferguson, of Lewis Bess Williams & Weese P.C., won a significant victory on behalf of Farmers Insurance Exchange and Mid-Century Insurance Company in a class action lawsuit that has been pending for 14 years. The case began in 2003 as a single class action against all major Colorado auto insurance carriers. The Plaintiffs alleged that that they were fraudulently induced into purchasing unnecessary uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage because the insurance companies did not inform them of a 2001 Colorado Supreme Court case that broadened the scope of uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. In 2006, the single class action was separated into numerous class actions against the different insurance carriers. The proposed class in the Farmers/Mid-Century action included over 250,000 Colorado residents and involved over $65 million in potential damages.

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Law360 Publishes “Expert Analysis” by Carlos Romo on Common Law Environmental Claims

Denver, Colorado (July 14, 2017) – On Thursday July 13, 2017, Law360 published in its “Expert Analysis” section Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese attorney Carlos Romo’s article entitled “Implications of Recent Nuisance and Trespass Cases.”

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Tax Attorney Samantha Timmons Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Denver, Colorado - Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that experienced tax attorney Samantha Timmons has joined the firm.  “We are pleased with our new addition,” commented Director Robert Lewis.  “Samantha has the technical skillset and experience critical to our clients’ needs,” said Counsel Paul Ruttum. 

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Lee Fanyo Speaks about Dodd-Frank at the Energy Finance Discussion Group

Denver, Colorado (April 11, 2017) - Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese attorney Lee Fanyo presented on key concepts of Dodd-Frank at the Energy Finance Discussion Group.

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Energy and Environmental Attorney Carlos Romo Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C.

Denver, Colorado (February 2, 2017)- Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that experienced energy and environmental attorney Carlos Romo has joined the firm.  “We are proud of our new addition,” commented co-Managing Director Zeke Williams.  “Carlos has outstanding skills in environmental permitting and natural resources litigation critical to our clients’ needs.” 

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STEVEN IMIG PRESENTS AT ROCKY MOUNTAIN MINERAL LAW FOUNDATION ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS CONFERENCE

Denver, Colorado (September 16, 2016) - Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese attorney Steven Imig presented at a Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute held September 14-15 in Westminster Colorado.  The conference, attended by nearly 200 people, was dedicated to the topic of “Challenging and Defending Federal Natural Resource Agency Decisions.”

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Nine Lewis, Bess, Williams, & Weese P.C. Lawyers Honored as Best Lawyers in America for 2017

 

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Three Attorneys Join Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C.

Denver, Colorado (August 12, 2016)- Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that it has added three attorneys: Kelley McIlhattan, Doug Hoak, and Winter Torres.  “We are proud of our new additions,” commented co-Managing Director Bronwyn Pepple.  “We are fortunate to have found three lawyers with outstanding skills in areas that are critical to our clients’ needs.” 

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Janette L. Ferguson Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Denver, Colorado (June 10, 2016) – Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C. is pleased to announce that Janette L. Ferguson has joined the firm as a Director and Shareholder, effective June 8, 2016. Janette has over 25 years of experience representing clients in complex commercial litigation and providing strategic counselling and advice for the efficient and effective resolution of disputes. She has worked with individual, small, mid and large cap market clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, commercial real estate, health care, insurance, retail, food and beverage, finance, oil and gas and mining.

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Lee Fanyo Speaks about Letters of Intent at Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Conference

Santa Fe, New Mexico (May 12, 2016) - Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese attorney Lee Fanyo presented an article on Letters of Intent at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s Conference on Purchase and Sale Agreements.

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DEBORAH SHINBEIN HOWITT TO PRESENT ON DATA PRIVACY AT WORLD TRADE DAY AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE

Denver, Colorado (May 6, 2016)- Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese director Deborah Howitt Shinbein will present on data privacy and cyber security legal issues at two upcoming conferences.

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Bronwyn H. Pepple named Co-Managing Director of Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Denver, Colorado (May 10, 2016)- Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C., is pleased to announce that Bronwyn H. Pepple has been named as a Co-Managing Director of the Firm effective January 1, 2016.  Bronwyn was elected to the position by unanimous vote and succeeds Charles W. Bess, who served in the role from 2001 until 2016.      

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David Ringelman Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Denver, Colorado (January 13, 2016) – Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C. is pleased to announce that David Ringelman has joined the firm as a Director and Shareholder, effective January 11, 2016. 

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Deborah Shinbein Howitt and Austin Chambers Join Lewis Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Denver, Colorado (January 5, 2016) - Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that Deborah Shinbein Howitt  has joined the firm as a Director and Shareholder, and Austin Chambers has joined as an Associate, effective January 1, 2015.  Deborah and Austin specialize in data privacy/security law, intellectual property transactions, technology law and commercial agreements.  

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Seven Lewis, Bess, Williams, & Weese P.C. Lawyers Honored as Best Lawyers in America for 2016

Denver, CO (September 9, 2015) – Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C., announced that 7 partners from the 20-attorney, Denver law firm were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. Organized over three decades ago, LBWW combines the sophisticated legal counsel of a large firm with the responsiveness and efficiencies of a small firm.

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We are moving!

Effective October 2, 2015 our address will be: 1801 California Street, Suite 3400, Denver, CO 80202. Our telephone number, 303-861-2828, and email will not change. Please update your records.
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Lee Fanyo Presents at Next Generation of Oil and Gas Professionals Event

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese attorney Lee Fanyo spoke to the Next Generation of Oil and Gas Professionals about unconventional resource development in producing oil fields.

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Taylor M. Dix Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese As Director

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C. is pleased to announce that Taylor M. Dix has joined the Firm as a Director and Shareholder, effective January 27, 2015. Taylor is an estate planning and tax lawyer with broad experience representing families and individuals in designing tax-efficient, multi-generational estate plans, including succession plans for closely-held businesses, administering trusts and estates, and aiding clients during IRS engagements. Taylor also represents companies seeking advice on all aspects of federal and state income taxation, from formation and operations, to acquisitions and divestitures.

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Bronwyn H. Pepple Promoted to Director of Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

[January 6, 2015] Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. is pleased to announce that it has promoted Bronwyn H. Pepple to the position of director and shareholder, effective January 1, 2015. Pepple practices employment law representing national and regional companies in state and federal courts and agencies, and provides practical advice and counseling to those clients.

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New Associate Attorney Kate Field Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Denver, Colorado (December 18, 2014) – Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C. is pleased to announce that Katherine (Kate) Field has joined the firm as an associate effective December 8, 2014. Kate is joining the firm’s litigation practice.

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