|J.D., 2010, University of Colorado Law School, Order of the Coif|
|B.S., 2005, Indiana University|
|Managing Editor, Journal on Telecommunications & High Technology Law, University of Colorado Law School|
Avi is an Associate in the firm's Denver office. He concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, commercial finance, and securities transactions. Avi represents investment banks, private equity funds, sponsors and entrepreneurs in a diverse set of transactions, including securities offerings, joint ventures, leveraged and management buy-out transactions and corporate restructurings, as well as represents commercial lenders and borrowers in financing transactions. Avi also represents operators of U.S.-based brick and mortar casinos in high profile joint venture agreements in the emerging U.S. online gaming industry.
Prior to joining the firm, Avi was an extern for the Honorable Allison H. Eid of the Colorado Supreme Court. He also served as an intern in the Summer Honors Law Program for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Denver.
Before law school, Avi worked as an analyst at a large bank in Chicago specializing in condominium construction and conversion financings.
|Represented RGS Energy, a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, and utility customers, in its acquisition of Elemental Energy, LLC, a full-service solar energy firm operating under the Sunetric brand, based in Oahu, Hawaii.|
|Represented an affiliate of Lion Equity Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of Homes & Land, an integrated real estate media platform, providing local real estate information throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada.|
|Represented Victory Park Capital Advisors in the sale of its portfolio company, Global Employment Holdings, Inc., to TZP Group.|
|Represented RGS Energy in its acquisition of Mercury Energy, an east coast solar integrator.|
|Brownstein was lead counsel for KeyBank National Association, as administrative agent for a bank syndicate group, in amending and restating the credit agreement of Denver-based Air Methods Corporation, a global leading provider of air medical transportation. The credit agreement provides for a $100 million revolving credit facility and $347.5 million in term loans. Proceeds of the loans were used for the acquisition of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters and its affiliates, a helicopter tour operator based in Hawaii.|
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Publications & Presentations
|"Ticket Sniping," Journal on Telecommunications & High Technology Law, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2010|
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