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New Attorney Sarah Benjes Joins Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is excited to announce that Sarah Benjes joined the Firm as Counsel on February 8, 2018.  Sarah is a member of the Firm’s Employment practice, and will continue her work on behalf of national and regional employers in all areas of employment law counseling and related litigation. Sarah joins the […]

Denver, Colorado (February 9, 2018) – Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. is pleased to announce that it promoted Lee Fanyo to the position of director and shareholder, effective January 1, 2018. Lee joined the firm in 2012 after serving as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Justice Allison H. Eid on the Colorado […]

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that John H. Bernetich has joined the firm as an Associate. John brings broad experience representing clients in a wide range of complex commercial disputes, with a focus on energy, environmental, and public lands matters. He helps clients avoid litigation by advising on compliance with complex […]

On November 1, 2017, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Rankings ranked Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese PC among the “Best Law Firms” nationally and in Colorado. In addition, eight attorneys were recognized as “Best Lawyers” in their fields. The two practice areas ranked nationally were: • Natural Resources Law• Oil & Gas Law In addition, […]

Firm Co-Hosts CLE Event with ACC on M&A Issues

On September 25, 2017, the firm co-hosted a Continuing Legal Education course with the Association of Corporate Counsel at Coors Field on issues in mergers, acquisitions, and related transactions.  Speakers from the firm included David Ringelman and Lee Fanyo presenting on letters of intent; Deb Shinbein Howitt discussing intellectual property and data privacy issues; Carlos […]

Denver, Colorado (June 8, 2017) – Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that experienced corporate attorney Eric Alpert has joined the firm. Eric joins the Firm as an associate in the transactional practice, effective as of May 15, 2017. Prior to joining the Firm, he was an associate at the Denver office […]


Denver, Colorado (August 9, 2017) – On July 28, 2017, Janette L. Ferguson, of Lewis Bess Williams & Weese P.C., won a significant victory on behalf of Farmers Insurance Exchange and Mid-Century Insurance Company in a class action lawsuit that has been pending for 14 years. The case began in 2003 as a single class […]

Denver, Colorado (July 14, 2017) – On Thursday July 13, 2017, Law360 published in its “Expert Analysis” section Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese attorney Carlos Romo’s article entitled “Implications of Recent Nuisance and Trespass Cases.” The article summarizes several recent cases expanding the ability of plaintiffs to bring nuisance and trespass suits for environmental claims. […]

Denver, Colorado (April 11, 2017) – Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese attorney Lee Fanyo presented on key concepts of Dodd-Frank at the Energy Finance Discussion Group. The presentation summarized provisions of Dodd-Frank that impact private equity financing in the energy space. The presentation also provided commentary on recent changes to Dodd-Frank and the possibility of […]

Denver, Colorado (February 2, 2017)- Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese is pleased to announce that experienced energy and environmental attorney Carlos Romo has joined the firm.  “We are proud of our new addition,” commented co-Managing Director Zeke Williams.  “Carlos has outstanding skills in environmental permitting and natural resources litigation critical to our clients’ needs.”  Carlos […]

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