Experience

$1.8 Million Contract Dispute Resolution

Successfully defended digital media and advertising company in $1.8 million, bet-the-company contract dispute. Garnered favorable settlement resolving dispute and protecting client's long-term viability.

Negotiated Contested Sale of Closely Held Business

Represented estate in contested sale of closely held business. Successfully negotiated sale that avoided costly litigation, maximized value for client, and mitigated risk of future disputes.

Defended Fortune 500 Retailer in Gender Discrimination Suit

Successfully defended a Fortune 500 retailer from employment gender discrimination suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado seeking more than $1 million in damages. Won all contested motions in the case and garnered favorable settlement for client.

Defended National Chip Brand on California Proposition 65 Claims

Served as regulatory counsel for nationwide chip brand, focusing on compliance with California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Proposition 65). Defended both filed and threatened Proposition 65 claims.

Defended Health Care Network from Employment Disability Discrimination Claim

Successfully defended network of assisted living and long-term care facilities from employment disability discrimination claim filed with the Colorado Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, resulting in favorable settlement for client and resolution of all claims.

Favorable Settlement and Dispute Resolution for Hospitality Industry Client

Successfully prosecuted claim for declaratory relief in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado on behalf of business owner regarding a multimillion-dollar loan contract, resulting in favorable settlement for client and resolution of disputed loan terms.

National Dairy Counsel for Global Beverage Company

Served as nationwide dairy counsel for a global beverage company, specifically focusing on distribution regulations and agreements. On an ongoing basis, Armstrong Teasdale attorneys regularly support product launches, including product analysis, label review, distribution guidance and dairy regulation compliance for various product lines including juices, sodas and carbonated beverages, flavored waters and energy drinks.

Represented Marijuana Business Owner in Dispute

Represented an officer and owner of several marijuana cultivation and dispensary businesses in successfully resolving a wide-ranging business dispute with the co-owners, negotiating favorable buy-out terms for the client’s ownership interests in the companies.