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.” 

Kelley McIlhattan joined the Firm as an associate with the mergers and acquisitions, corporate, real estate and business transactions practice.  Kelley previously practiced at the Houston office of an international law firm and has experience in oil and gas, energy, real estate and midstream transactions.  She is a graduate of the University of Texas Law School, and has an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University.  “I am thrilled that Kelley joined us,” said Director Anish Michael, “Kelley is a great addition to our transactions team.” 

Doug Hoak joined the Firm as counsel with the tax, estate planning and wealth transfer practice.  Doug has considerable experience advising individuals and families on estate and tax planning, estate administration, and federal and state income taxes.  He has a Masters of Laws (LLM) in Estate Planning from the University of Miami School of Law, a law degree from the University of Denver, and an undergraduate degree from Montana State University.  “Our tax and estate planning services are outstanding, and Doug’s skill set is a terrific complement,” said Director Taylor Dix.

Winter Torres joined the Firm as an associate in the busy employment law and litigation practice.  Winter has significant experience in the practical application of employment and labor laws.  She has litigated, negotiated, arbitrated, and mediated scores of labor and employment issues, advised clients on a spectrum of human resources and employment matters, and acted as in-house counsel to organizations with thousands of employees.  Winter has an undergraduate degree from the University of New Mexico, a law degree from Cornell Law School, and served as judicial law clerk to Judge Robert C. Brack in the District of New Mexico.  Director Chuck Weese commented, “Winter is a great lawyer with outstanding skills and I am looking forward to introducing her to our clients.” 

For additional information, contact Zeke Williams at 303-861-2828.

About Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C.

The Denver firm offers an outstanding business practice for its clients.  The Firm has expertise in corporate, partnership, securities, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, real estate, lending, energy, environmental, oil and gas, federal lands, ski resorts, tax, estate planning, employment, data privacy, technology transactions, intellectual property, and commercial and regulatory litigation.

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