20 of the Attorneys Were Honored as Ones to Watch

DENVER (August 18, 2022) – Moye White LLP is pleased to announce 51 firm attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2023 and recognized in 37 practice areas. This includes 22 new attorneys being acknowledged in this ranking, and several returning to the list with milestone years of recognition.

Of the honored attorneys, 20 were named “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years and is based entirely on peer review.

Additionally, two Moye White attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in different practice areas, expanding the firm’s recognition for merit and experienced attorneys. 

The attorneys honored by Best Lawyers and their respective ranked practice areas are: 

(* denotes a first-time ranking in 2023)

 

Lawyer of the Year Honorees

John W. Kellogg

  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Craig J. Knobbe

  • Franchise Law

 

Best Lawyers Honorees
J. David Arkell

  • Arbitration
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction 
  • Mediation

Evelyn A. Ashley*

  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Venture Capital Law

Jack W. Berryhill*

  • Family Law
  • Family Law Arbitration
  • Family Law Mediation

Allen N. Bradley*

  • Tax Law

James R. Cage*

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Banking and Finance

Rebecca B. DeCook

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law

Matt Dillman*

  • Real Estate Law

Keely C. Downs

  • Real Estate Law

Andrew T. Flynn*

  • Insurance Law

Paul R. Franke III

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Real Estate

Heidi J. Gassman

  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Scott P. Greiner

  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Lynne M. Hanson 

  • Franchise Law

Patrick J. Hickey*

  • Litigation – Labor and Employment

William F. Jones 

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants 

David J. Katalinas 

  • Franchise Law

John W. Kellogg 

  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Craig J. Knobbe 

  • Franchise Law

David A. Laird*

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Real Estate

Eric B. Liebman 

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment

Thomas M. List 

  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Real Estate Law

Charles F. Luce, Jr. 

  • Copyright Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Trademark Law

Merc Pittinos

  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Tasha J. Power*

  • Real Estate Law

Dean E. Richardson

  • Commercial Litigation

Lucas T. Ritchie 

  • Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Litigation – Insurance 
  • Litigation – Securities 

Amy H. Ruhl 

  • Real Estate Law

Jennifer L. Stenman

  • Real Estate Law

Timothy M. Swanson*

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy 

Daniel C. Wennogle*

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Construction 

Edward D. White 

  • Corporate Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

 

Ones to Watch Honorees
Patrick Akers

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy 

Caleena S. Braig

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Construction 
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment

Vikrama S. Chandrashekar

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy 

Tom Dolphin*

  • Real Estate Law

Arthur K. Griffin*

  • Real Estate Law

Nick R. Herrick*

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction 
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment

Allison M. Hester

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation

Danielle M. Kane

  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law

Ezra Kramer*

  • Corporate Law

Jennifer Knight Lang*

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Construction 
  • Litigation – Real Estate

Brendan Leanos*

  • Corporate Law

Joseph W. Mark

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Real Estate

Courtney A. McShane

  • Real Estate Law

Jacob Millis

  • Tax Law

Zaki Robbins*

  • Corporate Law

Nikki Roberts*

  • Real Estate Law

Christopher W. Scolari*

  • Trusts and Estates

Erin L. Scott*

  • Commercial Litigation

Tanya A. Sevy

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate

Jake J. Tiernan*

  • Real Estate Law

Best Lawyers recognitions are based entirely on peer review, and research is compiled by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.


About Moye White LLP

Moye White LLP is a business law firm serving clients throughout the United States and internationally, with offices in Colorado and Georgia. The firm provides legal representation across a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters, offering strategic, business-oriented counsel to public, private, and governmental clients in complex business and real estate transactions and disputes. As one of the earliest national law firms to achieve B Corp certification, Moye White meets rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. For more information, please visit moyewhite.com or contact Managing Partner Ted White at 303-292-2900 or Ted.White@moyewhite.com.

Patrick Akers

Attorney

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsLitigation

J. David Arkell

Attorney

Alternative Dispute ResolutionConstructionLitigationAdvanced Energy

Evelyn A. Ashley

Vice-Chair, Business Section

Business and CorporateEmploymentFinance and SecuritiesIntellectual PropertyInternational Transactions and Dispute ResolutionMergers and AcquisitionsPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalPrivately Held and Emerging CompaniesSoftware and Technology

Jack W. Berryhill

Attorney

Alternative Dispute ResolutionLitigation

Allen N. Bradley

Attorney

Business and CorporateFinance and SecuritiesMergers and AcquisitionsPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalPrivately Held and Emerging CompaniesTaxTrusts and EstatesAdvanced EnergySoftware and TechnologySustainability

Caleena S. Braig

Attorney

ConstructionEmploymentLitigation

James R. Cage

Attorney

ConstructionEmploymentIntellectual PropertyLitigationFinancial ServicesInsurance

Vikrama S. Chandrashekar

Attorney

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsLitigationAdvanced EnergyBrewing and DistillingMedia and Entertainment

Frederic K. “Jerry” Conover

Of Counsel

Alternative Dispute ResolutionLitigation

Amy M. DeColibus

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingConstructionMergers and AcquisitionsReal Estate

Rebecca B. DeCook

Attorney

Administrative LawEmploymentLitigationPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalAdvanced EnergyCommunications

Matt Dillman

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal Estate

Bobby W. Dishell

Attorney

Business and CorporateCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal EstateAdvanced EnergyCannabisSustainability

Tom Dolphin

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal Estate

Keely C. Downs

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingMultifamily, Planned Communities, Condos, and HousingReal EstateAdvanced EnergySustainability

Georginne Dudash

Attorney

Real Estate

Andrew T. Flynn

Attorney

ConstructionEmploymentIntellectual PropertyLitigationReal EstateInsurance

Paul R. Franke, III

Attorney

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsBusiness and CorporateFinance and SecuritiesLitigationPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalReal EstateCommunicationsFinancial Services

Heidi J. Gassman

Attorney

Business and CorporateCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingConstructionReal EstateTrusts and Estates

Rebecca B. Givens

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingConstructionPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalPrivately Held and Emerging CompaniesReal Estate

Steven J. Gockley

Attorney

ConstructionReal Estate

Garrett Graff

Attorney

Business and CorporateMergers and AcquisitionsReal EstateBrewing and DistillingFood and BeverageManufacturingCannabis

Charles Greenhouse

Attorney

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsLitigationReal Estate

Scott P. Greiner, LL.M. (Tax)

Attorney

Business and CorporateTaxTrusts and Estates

Arthur K. Griffin

Attorney

Business and CorporateCommercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal EstateBrewing and Distilling

Lynne M. Hanson

Attorney

Business and CorporateFranchise and DistributionIntellectual PropertyMergers and AcquisitionsPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalFinancial ServicesFood and Beverage

Nick R. Herrick

Attorney

ConstructionEmploymentLitigationInsurance

Allison M. Hester

Attorney

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsLitigation

Patrick J. Hickey

Attorney

EmploymentFinance and SecuritiesLitigationReal EstateAdvanced Energy

Karla Jaramillo

Attorney

LitigationCannabis

Chris Jensen

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingMultifamily, Planned Communities, Condos, and HousingReal EstateAdvanced Energy

William F. Jones

Attorney

Franchise and DistributionIntellectual PropertyLitigationReal EstateTrusts and EstatesBrewing and DistillingFood and BeverageInsuranceManufacturing

Paul W. Jordan

Attorney

Law Practice, Regulation, Ethics, and Professional LiabilityLitigationInsurance

Katie Kamenetsky

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal Estate

Danielle M. Kane

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentConstructionReal EstateSustainability

David J. Katalinas

Attorney

Business and CorporateFranchise and DistributionMergers and AcquisitionsReal EstateFood and Beverage

John W. Kellogg

Attorney

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsBusiness and CorporateFinance and SecuritiesFranchise and DistributionMergers and AcquisitionsPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalPrivately Held and Emerging CompaniesAdvanced EnergyManufacturingBlockchain Technology

Craig J. Knobbe

Chair, Business Section

Business and CorporateFranchise and DistributionMergers and AcquisitionsReal EstateBrewing and DistillingFood and Beverage

Ezra Kramer

Attorney

Business and CorporateEmploymentFinance and SecuritiesIntellectual PropertyMergers and AcquisitionsPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalPrivately Held and Emerging CompaniesAdvanced EnergySoftware and TechnologyBlockchain TechnologySustainability

David A. Laird

Vice-Chair, Litigation Section

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsCommercial and Real Estate LendingConstructionLitigationReal EstateFinancial Services

Jennifer Knight Lang

Attorney

ConstructionLitigationReal EstateInsurance

Brendan Leanos

Attorney

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsBusiness and CorporateCommercial and Real Estate LendingFinance and SecuritiesMergers and AcquisitionsPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalFinancial Services

Chris Levkulich

Attorney

Business and CorporateMergers and AcquisitionsMultifamily, Planned Communities, Condos, and HousingReal EstateTaxTrusts and Estates

Eric B. Liebman

Attorney

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsConstructionEmploymentFinance and SecuritiesLaw Practice, Regulation, Ethics, and Professional LiabilityLitigationReal EstateTrusts and EstatesAdvanced EnergyFinancial ServicesInsuranceCannabis

Thomas M. List

Attorney

Commercial Real Estate LeasingConstructionEmploymentLitigationReal Estate

Stephanie D. Loughner

Attorney

Business and CorporateEmploymentPrivately Held and Emerging CompaniesReal Estate

Charles F. Luce, Jr.

Attorney

Intellectual PropertyLaw Practice, Regulation, Ethics, and Professional LiabilitySoftware and Technology

Joseph W. Mark

Attorney

Alternative Dispute ResolutionBusiness and CorporateLitigation

Charles May

Attorney

Business and CorporateIntellectual PropertySoftware and Technology

Chris McCall

Attorney

Business and CorporateEmploymentFinance and SecuritiesIntellectual PropertyLitigationCannabis

Courtney A. McShane

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal Estate

Jason T. Moilanen

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal Estate

John E. Moye

1944 - 2022

Dean Nakayama

Chief Operating Officer

Edwin A. Naylor

Attorney

Business and CorporateIntellectual PropertyMergers and AcquisitionsManufacturing

Merc Pittinos

Chair, Real Estate Section

Commercial and Real Estate LendingLitigationReal Estate

Tasha J. Power

Attorney

Commercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal Estate

Dean Richardson

Chair, Litigation Section

Franchise and DistributionLitigationReal EstateCannabis

Lucas T. Ritchie

Attorney

Business and CorporateEmploymentFinance and SecuritiesGovernment Investigations and Enforcement ActionsLitigationPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalAdvanced EnergyFinancial ServicesInsurance

Zaki Robbins

Attorney

Business and CorporateFinance and SecuritiesMergers and AcquisitionsPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalAdvanced Energy

Nikki Roberts

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal EstateFinancial Services

Amy H. Ruhl

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal Estate

Christopher W. Scolari

Attorney

Trusts and EstatesAdvanced Energy

Erin L. Scott

Attorney

Litigation

Tanya A. Sevy

Attorney

Administrative LawConstructionEmploymentLitigation

Lorni Sharrow, LL.M. (Tax)

Attorney

Trusts and Estates

Michael R. Siavage

Of Counsel

Business and CorporateFinance and SecuritiesIntellectual PropertyMergers and AcquisitionsPrivately Held and Emerging CompaniesSoftware and Technology

Jennifer L. Stenman

Attorney

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingMultifamily, Planned Communities, Condos, and HousingReal Estate

Timothy M. Swanson

Attorney

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ RightsCommercial and Real Estate LendingLitigationFinancial Services

AJ Tedeschi

Attorney

Business and CorporateFinance and SecuritiesPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalPrivately Held and Emerging Companies

Jake J. Tiernan

Vice-Chair, Real Estate Section

Commercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal EstateBrewing and Distilling

Tanner J. Walls

Attorney

Administrative LawCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentEmploymentLaw Practice, Regulation, Ethics, and Professional LiabilityLitigationLaw Firms and Lawyers

Daniel C. Wennogle

Attorney

ConstructionLitigationReal Estate

Edward D. (Ted) White

Managing Partner

Alternative Dispute ResolutionBusiness and CorporateFinance and SecuritiesMergers and AcquisitionsPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalPrivately Held and Emerging CompaniesReal EstateAdvanced EnergyFinancial ServicesSustainability

Thomas Witt

Attorney

Commercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingReal Estate

Mark W. Yoder

Attorney

Business and CorporateCommercial and Real Estate LendingCommercial Real Estate DevelopmentCommercial Real Estate LeasingConstructionEmploymentFinance and SecuritiesMergers and AcquisitionsPrivate Equity and Venture CapitalReal EstateCannabis