Litigation - Colorado
What the team is known for Considerable experience representing high-profile clients in both white-collar criminal and business litigation. Particularly well versed in matters relating to the healthcare industry. Also works closely with religious institutions and government bodies.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"All are top-notch, A-rated. The firm is highly competent, and the individuals managing the work are skilled and diligent."
"They are very good, thoughtful, complete, detail-oriented and analytical."
Work highlights Acted for the State of Colorado in a suit filed against ConocoPhillips alleging millions of dollars were improperly withdrawn from the Colorado Underground Petroleum Storage Tank Fund. A settlement of $18 million was reached.
Represented the City and County of Denver in a suit filed against internet travel agencies such as Expedia. Seeking the recovery of taxes due on online bookings, the city was awarded $3.6 million. The defendants have initiated an appeal.
Frederick Baumann is a "consummate litigator" who is hailed for his top-notch courtroom skills and his knowledge of securities matters. "Superb, absolutely super lawyer; great to be around," said one admiring source, while another commented: "I am wowed by him, he is amazing."
James Lyons is hailed as a "dean of the Bar" who is "worthy of distinction" and is praised for his "extraordinary skill set" and "amazing, impeccable judgment." He focuses on resolving complex business disputes.
Gregory Kanan is a "top-notch courtroom lawyer and very able strategist" who is respected for the hard work he puts into cases. He mainly handles antitrust, securities and commercial litigation.
The hugely experienced Charles Goldberg is well equipped to represent clients in litigation involving personal injury and product liability, particularly medical devices.
Significant clients Anschutz Corporation, Comcast Corporation, Liberty Mutual, State of Louisiana, Tracinda Corporation.