June 28, 2024

Coverage of Venable's Denver Office Launch

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The launch of Venable’s Denver office and the addition of eight leading commercial and employment litigators and counsel was covered by National Law Journal, Law Week Colorado, Attorney at Law Magazine, City Biz Denver, Law360, Global Legal Post, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Denver Business Journal, Reuters Legal Daily Docket, Reuters Legal Afternoon Docket, Law360 Pulse, and Westlaw Today.

Stu Ingis, chairman of Venable, shared that the “announcement reflects a continuation of the firm’s deliberate and intentional expansion into robust legal markets that are important to our clients… Entering the Denver market with such a strong group of well-respected lawyers continues our growth in a way that is consistent with our unique firm values and culture.”

The group includes James (Jim) Sawtelle, a trial attorney with more than three decades of experience, who will be the partner-in-charge of Venable’s newest office, and eight other highly regarded attorneys. These key lateral hires include Commercial Litigation partners Jessica Arett, Nick DeWeese, and Peter Koclanes; Labor and Employment partners Emily KeimigBeth Ann Lennon, and Heather VicklesTara Bailes, a counsel in the Commercial Litigation practice; and Carissa Davis, an associate focused on labor and employment law. Also joining the Denver office is Venable Intellectual Property partner Elizabeth Manno, who will continue to focus her thriving national practice on technology disputes—including patent infringement, licensing, and litigation.

“Our team is excited about the opportunities that joining Venable will provide to our clients,” Sawtelle commented. “We are dedicated to collaborating with our new colleagues to continue to deliver exceptional service, and to support our growth and expansion in Denver.”