Bold new Colorado firm attracting attorneys looking to change the practice of law.
Denver—November 2, 2016—At the end of September, founder David Kendall officially opened Bold Legal’s doors, and in a little over a month, the firm has already attracted five additional founders. This experienced group of attorneys, hailing from a variety of Colorado firms, were all drawn to Bold Legal because of their shared belief that practicing law with respect, compassion, skill and integrity leads to improved client outcomes and exceptional client service.
Bold Legal adds to its list of founders:
Founder & Attorney
Craig Garby is a commercial transactional attorney with over twenty years of experience serving technology clients. In addition to drafting complex commercial agreements, Mr. Garby provides comprehensive business and legal guidance as clients develop, acquire, protect, commercialize and manage technologies and intangible assets worldwide. He practiced at Cooley Godward, LLP; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons, LLP, where he was the partner in charge of licensing matters, before founding his own law firm, Law Offices of Craig Garby, LLC. At the University of Colorado Law School, Mr. Garby taught “Copyright Law” and “IP and Technology Contracting.” He is a graduate of Stanford Law School, received an M.A. in Public Administration from Cornell University and received a B.A. from the University of Colorado.
“Bold Legal has brought together a group of experienced, smart and practical professionals who understand their clients’ business and legal needs and are able to solve problems in creative ways,” said Garby. “Our team is committed to clients, service and one another.”
Founder & Attorney
David Ray’s corporate practice emphasizes complex mergers and acquisitions and addressing the needs of startup and early-stage companies. He began his career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s Silicon Valley office and joined Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner PC upon moving to Colorado. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Ray worked at Lehman Brothers and was a management consultant. He received a J.D. from Columbia Law School and an A.B. from Harvard.
“Bold Legal aims to serve as a business-minded ally and partner for entrepreneurs, growing businesses, and companies that value practical legal advice,” said Ray.
Founder & Attorney
Jenna Seigel’s practice focuses on corporate transactions covering everything from formations to financings and mergers and acquisitions. She works across industries and has more than six years of experience at Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner PC (Denver/Boulder); Stearns Weaver Miller (Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida); and Otis, Coan & Peters LLC (Fort Collins). She received a J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School and a B.A. from Penn State. She was a Schreyer Honors College Scholar and the Marshall (Valedictorian) of Penn State’s College of Communications.
“Bold Legal provides practical, progressive and creative legal solutions for businesses of all shapes and sizes,” said Seigel. “Bold Legal’s founders are committed to our clients and we’ve got the right team and tools to help our clients meet their goals.”
Founder & Attorney
Alice Warren-Gregory practices general corporate law with a focus on small and emerging companies. Her past experience includes more than five years with Modus Law Ltd. and Shoemaker Ghiselli + Schwartz LLC. She received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and an A.B. from Princeton.
“Bold Legal is founded on the premise that attorneys can and should provide value beyond mere risk mitigation. Our first priority is of course to provide excellent legal counsel, but we also want to offer clients practical, strategic business advice in a spirit of collegiality and camaraderie,” said Warren-Gregory.
Founder & Chief Operations Officer
Michelle Dauenhauer’s experience includes serving as head of operations at Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner PC for 11 years and, prior to that, operations manager for a registered investment advisor where she traded securities daily. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Miami University of Ohio.
“I deeply align with Bold Legal’s core values. At Bold, we believe that clients benefit from an environment where mutual respect and kindness are emphasized just as strongly as ambition and work ethic,” said Dauenhauer.
Bold New Concept in Business Law
Bold Legal is dedicated to going beyond the delivery of superior transactional legal service, responsiveness, and execution. Bold Legal strives to also provide clients with wise business and financial counsel. The firm’s flat organizational structure and emphasis on core values is designed to engender a congenial and collaborative environment that encourages team members to thrive while performing their best work.
“Life is more rewarding when you’re Bold. I’m pleased that Bold Legal quickly attracted an exceptional team of professionals with business acumen, technical legal skills and Bold character,” said Kendall.
About Bold Legal
Bold Legal is a transactional and business law firm boldly committed to providing clients with sophisticated legal services, business acumen and practical efficiency while maintaining a firm culture and work environment steadfastly honoring certain unassailable core values: fairness, honesty, respect and caring. With offices in Denver and Boulder serving clients both statewide and nationally, Bold provides counsel on a variety of matters including mergers and acquisitions, securities, venture capital, private equity, credit finance, start-up formations, legal entity governance, employment, equity incentive plans and commercial contracts. Bold Legal provides innovative and intelligent solutions to legal and business issues and challenges the norms and conventions of traditional legal practice.
For more information, please see the firm’s website at www.bold.legal.
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