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

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in 2 practice areas and in Colorado in 11 practice areas.Firms included in the 2019 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. received the following rankings in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms":• Nationally Ranked Practice Areas     - Natural Resources Law     - Oil & Gas Law

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Lauren Claassen Selected for Teach For America-Colorado Champions Circle Program

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. attorney Lauren Claassen has been selected to join Teach For America-Colorado Champions Circle program.

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Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. Co-Hosts CLE Event with ACC for Second Consecutive Year

On September 12, 2018, Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. co-hosted a Continuing Legal Education course with the Association of Corporate Counsel at Coors Field on issues related to litigation, administrative law, commercial real estate transactions, and in-house practice.  This is the second consecutive year that Lewis Bess collaborated with the ACC to sponsor this event. 

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Carlos Romo Joins Board of Colorado Hispanic Bar Association as Chair of Public Policy Committee

Denver, CO (August 20, 2018) –Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese PC attorney Carlos Romo has been invited to join the Board of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association as the new Chair of the Public Policy Committee.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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