Denver (January 3, 2024) – Moye White is pleased to announce Patrick R. Akers, Steven J. Gockley, Chris W. Scolari, and Jana Willsey have been named partners, effective January 1, 2024.
Patrick R. Akers is a bankruptcy and commercial litigation attorney representing asset purchasers, debtors, landlords, secured and unsecured creditors, and trustees in commercial bankruptcy and litigation matters involving bankruptcy, insolvency, and restructuring.
Steven J. Gockley is a real estate attorney with expertise in the development of commercial and industrial properties and construction law. He represents a wide range of clients, including project owners, construction managers, design professionals, EPC firms and general contractors in complex transactions providing strategic counsel during the negotiation process and guidance to mitigate risks and avoid conflicts.
Chris W. Scolari is a trust and estates and corporate attorney with expertise in business planning, and property law, including Colorado land and resource ownership and conveyance. He helps individuals, multi-generational families, and business owners navigate complex estate planning, estate administration, and business succession matters.
Jana Willsey is a finance and development attorney with experience in commercial real estate financing, including multifamily housing, office, industrial, retail, and mixed-use projects. She represents regional and national financial institutions and borrowers in structuring, negotiating, and documenting complex real estate-secured transactions throughout the country. These include acquisition, stabilization, and other bridge loans, construction and rehabilitation loans, lines of credit, syndications, participations, and agency financing.
“Pat, Steve, Chris, and Jana are extraordinary lawyers and exemplify the dedication and hard work it takes to become subject matter experts and deliver excellent legal service to clients,” said Moye White’s Managing Partner Merc Pittinos. “We are proud to celebrate this milestone with them.”
About Moye White LLP
Moye White is a full-service business law firm serving clients throughout the United States and internationally, with offices in Colorado and Georgia. The firm provides legal representation to clients in a wide variety of industries offering strategic, business-oriented counsel to public, private, and governmental clients in complex business and real estate transactions and commercial litigation matters.