Adam J. Agron

Adam J. Agron



More than 20 years of deal experience handling bet-the-company transactions. Six years serving as managing partner and CEO of an AmLaw 200 firm. Strategic advisor to business executives.

Adam Agron possesses the powerful combination of first-hand experience running a business and a noteworthy track record advising C-level executives and boards of directors. He leads private equity firms, public and private companies and entrepreneurs through mergers and acquisitions, capital raises, leveraged and management buy-outs, fund formation, recapitalizations and joint ventures. He also serves as a corporate advisor to a number of companies. As Brownstein’s managing partner and CEO from 2013-2019, Adam spearheaded the firm’s strategic direction and oversaw all operations, achieving record growth and success for the firm. He continues this work as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

The ability to view a problem through both a legal and business lens makes Adam an asset in the boardroom and with executives. Whether articulating the impact of a legal strategy on a company’s bottom line or advising on high-stakes business decisions, he provides his clients with the insight and experience needed to get deals done. 

Passionate about giving back and sharing his expertise, Adam is a board member and senior advisor to non-profits, elected officials and political campaigns on matters involving business, law and policy. He served as an adjunct professor of business and corporate law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Prior to attending law school he worked on some of the largest, most complicated transactions in the country as a member of the mergers and acquisitions group at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York.

Representative Matters

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, the owner of the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rapids and Los Angeles Rams, in its acquisition of the Sportsman Channel and related properties from InterMedia Partners.

  • Represent Clarion Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, in numerous portfolio company acquisitions, dispositions and bolt-ons.

  • Serve as counsel to Victory Park Capital, a private equity firm based in Chicago, in numerous portfolio company acquisitions, dispositions and bolt-ons.

  • Represent Apollo Global Management, an alternative asset management firm based in New York, in connection with numerous investments on behalf of its private equity and hybrid value funds.

Corporate, Securities and Finance

  • Serve as corporate and M&A counsel to Vail Resorts, Inc.

  • Represent Viking Cruises on various corporate, finance and government affairs matters.

  • Advise KSL Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, on various corporate, M&A and government affairs matters.

  • Provide outside general counsel to Fresca Foods, a supply chain and manufacturing partner to category leading brands and some of the world's largest food companies.

Insights & Publications




  • J.D., 1998, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, with highest honors and Editor of the Law Review
  • B.A., 1994, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • 1993, London School of Economics


  • Colorado


American Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

Community Involvement


2026 World Cup Denver Organizing Committee

Dean’s Advisory Board, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation

Board of Directors, Colorado Concern 

Board of Directors, Denver Police Foundation

Alumni Council, University of Denver Sturm College of Law 

John Hickenlooper for U.S. Senate Finance Committee

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet Finance Committee

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser Finance Committee

Campaign Committee Vice Chair, National Western Complex Redevelopment



"The best attorney I have ever worked with. He's knowledgeable, efficient and rational." "He's a strong, thoughtful and brilliant leader. He is able to diagnose problems and come up with commercially viable solutions." - Chambers USA, 2023

"He is perhaps the best M&A lawyer I have ever worked with."  – Chambers USA, 2022

5280 Top Lawyers, 2024

DU Law Stars, Robert H. McWilliams Jr. Alumni Professionalism Award, 2017

Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2024

Chambers USA, 2010-2024

Colorado Super Lawyers, 2012-2024

Law Week Colorado's Barrister's Best "Best Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer", 2015

Kal Zeff Business Leader of the Year Award 2015, Jewish Family Service of Colorado

Colorado Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009-2011

Colorado Statesman’s 50 For the Future, 2007

Denver Business Journal’s Forty Under 40, 2004

Leadership Denver, Class of 2002