Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson News

Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson is excited to announce that Clay Taylor joined the Firm as Counsel on July 19, 2021.  Clay will practice in the Firm’s nationally recognized Environmental and Natural Resources practice areas. Clay joins the Firm after spending three years as Senior Attorney in the Denver office of Whiting Oil and Gas […]

Jennifer Biever and Carlos Romo to Speak on State Efforts to Control Methane Emissions from Oil & Gas Sources at Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s 67th Annual Institute­­­­­­­­­­ Denver, CO (Jun 30th, 2021) Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson Directors Jennifer Biever and Carlos Romo will present at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s Virtual 67th […]

This week, the Colorado Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision holding that Colorado employers that choose to provide vacation pay must pay employees for any earned, unused vacation time upon separation from employment. Further, any agreement or policy which requires an employee to forfeit earned vacation pay is void. Nieto v. Clark’s Market Inc. involved […]

When negotiating  commercial  leases, whether for retail, office, or industrial space, landlords and tenants often want to quickly strike the business deal and move on to the next steps.  Those business terms will usually be set out in the agreed upon letter of intent, or “LOI” – essentially, an agreement to enter into a lease […]

Denver, CO (May 24, 2021) – Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson is pleased to announce that litigator Jeffrey Lippa has joined the firm as Director, effective immediately. Jeff’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and appeals. He represents clients in all stages of litigation relating to real estate and construction litigation, employment litigation, commercial litigation, […]

Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson and its lawyers have been recognized in the Chambers USA 2021 guide in the Environmental and Natural Resources & Energy practice areas. Firm attorneys Zeke Williams and Jennifer Biever were recognized for “Environment,” and Charles Weese and Bronwyn Pepple were recognized for “Labor & Employment”. Chambers and Partners ranks lawyers and law […]

Five months after Colorado’s new Equal Pay for Equal Work Act became effective, employers are still struggling with understanding this law and related guidance, and how to comply. The promotional and compensation posting requirements are two particularly challenging areas to understand. Promotional Posting Requirements Generally, employers must internally post all promotional opportunities to current employees […]

Morgan Wiener Joins Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson as Director

Denver, CO (April 8, 2021) – Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson is pleased to announce that Morgan Wiener has joined the firm as a Director, effective immediately. Morgan comes to the firm with over a decade of experience in advising clients on a variety of matters involving probate and fiduciary litigation, including protective proceedings, and […]

When Irrevocable Doesn’t Mean Forever

Irrevocable trusts provide many benefits, including estate and income tax savings and asset protection. As a trust ages, the original purpose for its creation may not align with its current performance. Trust assets may be underperforming, tax or trust laws may have changed, or the family dynamic or individual needs of family members may have […]

Employers may finally catch a break from nation-wide and multi-state Fair Labor Standards Act collective litigation. The FLSA permits employees to bring claims individually, or on behalf of similarly situated individuals in a collective action, similar to a class action. These claims can range from failure to pay minimum wages to improper procedures for meal […]

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