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Ten Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. Lawyers Honored as Best Lawyers in America for 2019

Denver, CO (August 15, 2018) - Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C., announced that 10 Partners from the 28-attorney, Denver law firm were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. 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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Attorney Lalonnie Gray Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams, & Weese P.C.

Lewis, Bess, Williams, & Weese P.C. is pleased to announce that LaLonnie Gray joined the firm as an associate on April 17, 2018. LaLonnie is a member of the Firm’s employment and litigation practices and will continue her work on behalf of national and regional companies in all areas of employment law and commercial litigation.

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New Attorney Sarah Benjes Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is excited to announce that Sarah Benjes joined the Firm as Counsel on February 8, 2018.  Sarah is a member of the Firm’s Employment practice, and will continue her work on behalf of national and regional employers in all areas of employment law counseling and related litigation.

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Lee Fanyo promoted to Director of Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Denver, Colorado (February 9, 2018) - Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. is pleased to announce that it promoted Lee Fanyo to the position of director and shareholder, effective January 1, 2018. Lee joined the firm in 2012 after serving as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Justice Allison H. Eid on the Colorado Supreme Court.

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New Associate Attorney Alexander M. Urban Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that Alexander M. Urban has joined the firm as an Associate supporting the firm’s corporate advisory and mergers and acquisitions practice. 

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New Associate Attorney John H. Bernetich Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that John H. Bernetich has joined the firm as an Associate. John brings broad experience representing clients in a wide range of complex commercial disputes, with a focus on energy, environmental, and public lands matters. He helps clients avoid litigation by advising on compliance with complex statutes and regulations, and represents them in litigation when necessary.

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Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese PC Ranked Nationally and in Colorado by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

On November 1, 2017, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Rankings ranked Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese PC among the “Best Law Firms” nationally and in Colorado. In addition, eight attorneys were recognized as “Best Lawyers” in their fields.

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New Associate Attorney Calli Schroeder Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that Calli Schroeder has joined the firm as an associate as of September 2017.  She brings a wealth of subject matter knowledge and is joining the firm’s Data Privacy and Security and Intellectual Property practices.

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Firm Co-Hosts CLE Event with ACC on M&A Issues

On September 25, 2017, the firm co-hosted a Continuing Legal Education course with the Association of Corporate Counsel at Coors Field on issues in mergers, acquisitions, and related transactions. 

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New Associate Attorney Eric P. Alpert Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Denver, Colorado (June 8, 2017) - Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that experienced corporate attorney Eric Alpert has joined the firm.

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New Associate Attorney Devin C. Daines Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Denver, Colorado (April 18, 2017) – Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C. is excited to announce that Devin Daines has joined the firm as an associate as of April 2017. Devin brings a wealth of experience and is joining the firm’s litigation and employment practices.

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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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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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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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