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Policy Directors Elizabeth Gore and Elizabeth Maier bring their broad knowledge of congressional issues from both sides of the aisle together for a discussion on the state of the Republican Party, tax reform efforts and the on-going repeal and replace attempts. Brownstein Strategic Advisor Sen. Mark Begich moderates a discussion that also covers how the Congress can move things forward before the end of the year.
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George Short's extensive experience in corporate, business and tax law, combined with his in-house experience as a business executive and general counsel, make him uniquely qualified to serve both as a hands on transactional attorney and as a trusted advisor for privately-owned companies, high net worth individuals and family offices.
George is a left brain/right brain transactional tax lawyer who can make difficult legal and financial concepts easy to understand and who employs common sense and practical judgment in addition to legal analysis when serving as his clients’ trusted legal advisor.
Amy Steinfeld’s unique practice focuses on the intersection of land use and water law. Amy has more than a decade of experience in the permitting and development of controversial projects throughout the state.
She regularly advises water districts, regulated utilities, cities, developers, and agricultural interests in all aspects of water law. Her matters include water rights permitting and due diligence, complex groundwater adjudications, water transfers, urban water management planning, water supply/demand evaluations under Senate Bill 610 and SB 221, infrastructure development, and all other matters associated with the use, conveyance, development and management of surface water and groundwater supplies.
Jay Spader has extensive experience representing both borrowers and lenders in a wide variety of complex financing transactions, including significant work drafting and negotiating loan agreements, security documents, intercreditor agreements and commitment papers.
On the borrower side, his practice has focused on representing major corporations as well as private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, principally in connection with leveraged buyouts.
Notable recent borrowing work has included representing Encore Consumer Capital, Lariat Partners, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, Freeport LNG and Renewable Energy Systems (RES).
A sought-after resource on western water law, Steve Sims focuses on water related litigation, appeals, administrative and transactional matters.
In Colorado, Steve represents the City of Aurora in its $700 million Prairie Waters Project. This work involves complex water rights transactions, water court representation as well as state and local permitting. He also represents Nestle Waters North America on water and land use matters involving their Chaffee County bottling plant. His transactional experience includes representation for investors, lenders and water rights developers in water right purchase transactions.