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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 […]

Denver, CO (March 19, 2021) – Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson is pleased to announce that Directors Jennifer Biever, Carlos Romo, and Zeke Williams were included Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Environmental & Energy Lawyers. Jennifer, Carlos and Zeke were selected through submissions, journalistic research and editorial vetting from a board of peers. The full list of […]

(Denver, CO) March 5, 2021 – On March 4, 2021, Best Lawyers published an article on climate change policy in Colorado that includes an interview with Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson Directors Carlos Romo and Jennifer Biever. The article, “A Change in the Air” by Janice Zhou discusses current and future environmental legislation with the […]

Related Practice Areas: Federal Lands, Energy and Natural Resources Just before leaving office, President Trump signed two pieces of legislation aimed at incentivizing renewable energy development: the Energy Act of 2020 and the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020.  See Pub. L. No. 116-260, Division Z (Energy Act) and EE (Taxpayer Act). […]

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