Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has maintained a strong presence in Denver and the Rocky Mountain region since 1981. Originally established to serve the needs of our national clients with business interests in the Rocky Mountain region, today we advise and represent some of the world's leading telecommunication companies, private equity investment firms, accounting firms, health care product and pharmaceutical manufacturers, investment bankers, technology companies, petroleum companies, and engineering and construction firms. In addition to providing our clients with exceptional representation and legal advice, the Denver office is also making a positive impact in the Colorado community through their unwavering commitment to pro bono legal work, charitable organizations, and volunteerism.
Our unique combination of a strong, local presence and the resources of an international law firm enables us to advise clients locally, nationally, and internationally in corporate transactions, intellectual property, criminal and civil litigation, and labor and employment matters.
Our corporate and transactional attorneys represent a wide range of clients, from closely-held private businesses to public companies. We recognize that each business is unique and we tailor our services to fit the needs of each client. Local clients include high-tech startups, growing companies looking for new opportunities, and well-established businesses with a track record of success. Our corporate and transactional lawyers represent companies in every stage of development, and advise clients on mergers and acquisitions , public and private securities transactions , corporate debt and equity financings, technology transfers, strategic alliances, and general business issues.
Attorneys in Denver's intellectual property litigation practice assist emerging and established companies, including some of the firm's largest clients. We represent clients in cutting-edge industries, such as medical and pharmaceutical technologies, computers, telecommunications, and the Internet, assisting them in patent, trademark and other IP matters. We also understand that intellectual property litigation must be considered in the context of our clients' larger business needs and interests, and we strive to collaborate with our clients to advance their interests in both the particular matters we are handling and in the industry sectors in which they compete. In addition to intellectual property litigation, we provide strategic advice for clients in patents and trademarks, including representation before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, trade dress, copyrights, trade secrets, and other IP rights; the full spectrum of issues raised by electronic commerce and the Internet; and acquisitions and divestiture of intellectual property assets and portfolios.
Our Denver litigation practice includes highly experienced trial lawyers with experience in both federal and state courts. They represent clients in a broad spectrum of high risk, complex commercial lawsuits, arbitrations, and appeals. We manage large, complex litigation to help companies solve their business and legal problems, and are often called in to defend "high-stakes" litigation cases. Our trial lawyers have recently represented clients in cases involving securities fraud, directors and officers' liability, antitrust, consumer class actions, telecommunications, accountancy defense, commercial business torts, patent and other intellectual property, employment law, insurance coverage and good faith, government contracts, and land and natural resources issues. Our appellate lawyers regularly brief and argue high-risk appeals in the federal courts of appeals and Colorado appellate courts. Finally, our Business Crimes and Investigation Group has vast experience representing and defending corporations and individuals in federal and state grand juries and before the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Our lawyers are skilled at conducting domestic and international corporate investigations and often advise clients who have been the victims of foreign corruption, accounting irregularities, theft, fraud, or embezzlement on establishing corporate legal compliance programs and codes of conduct.
Our labor and employment practice represents clients in cutting-edge, high stakes employment matters. We help employers handle the most challenging issues in a rapidly changing legal environment. Our attorneys regularly protect and advocate employer interests in employment litigation, regulatory compliance, labor disputes, and related counseling. Our lawyers defend claims alleging wrongful termination; sexual harassment; race, age, and disability discrimination; denial of benefits under ERISA; and other employment-related acts and regulations. We also assist companies with whistleblower actions, trade secret issues, privacy considerations, employment agreements, non-compete litigation, and employee layoffs and terminations.
The Firm's culture of service and involvement in our local communities pervades the Denver office as well. We integrate professionalism, creativity, dedication to the client, and the highest quality of service in every pro bono matter we handle. Our Firm is dedicated to providing our attorneys with the resources and support they need to handle both high impact matters that raise distinctive issues of public importance, as well as smaller matters that address private problems. We have developed long-standing relationships with a number of non-profits and charitable organizations throughout the Rocky Mountain region, many of which have recently recognized our attorneys for their dedication to pro bono and charitable service, including the Colorado Chapter of the National Campaign to Stop Violence, the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Red Cross, the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center, and Trout Unlimited.
For more information, please contact Beau Stark, the Partner-in-Charge of our Denver office, at (303) 298-5922.