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Law Firm Updates
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced July 10 Jack Hobaugh joined its corporate and business department as a shareholder in the firm’s Denver office. Hobaugh will focus on technology transactions, cybersecurity law and privacy law. His work includes privacy trainings, regulatory inquiries and negotiating privacy and security agreements such as data privacy agreements and data protection impact assessments. He also provides technical license review and analysis. Hobaugh is a graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced July 12 Brendan Leanos joined its corporate and business department as a shareholder in the firm’s Denver office. Leanos will focus on leveraged finance, debt capital markets and fund finance. Leanos represents financial institutions, direct lenders and private equity funds and their portfolio companies in lending transactions, with experience representing both lenders and borrowers in senior secured loans, second lien and mezzanine loans and unsecured loans. His expertise also includes advising middle market companies and private equity funds on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Leanos is a graduate of the Fordham University School of Law.
Holland & Hart announced July 7 Jordan Bunch, a partner in the firm’s Boulder office, was elected by the Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Section to serve on its executive council for a three-year term, effective July 1. As a member of the executive council, Bunch will assist with leadership directives and the development of educational and professional programs dedicated to advancing the quality of the practice of real estate law. Bunch is a graduate of the University of Colorado Law School.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced July 7 Claire Havelda, of counsel in the firm’s real estate department, was appointed to the board of directors of Denver Children’s Home, a residential treatment center with the mission to restore hope and health to traumatized children and families through a thorough array of therapeutic, educational and community-based services. Havelda will serve on the board for a three-year term. Havelda is a graduate of the University of Colorado Law School.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced July 10 Nichole Burnett, an associate in the firm’s real estate department in Denver, joined the board of directors of PawsCo, a nonprofit organization focused on giving vulnerable animals an opportunity to thrive. The organization accomplishes its mission through a union of dedicated foster homes, individualized care for each animal, passionate volunteers, collaborative shelter partnerships, community-based programs and donations from community members. Burnett will help oversee the organization’s impact and strategic plan during her two-year term. Burnett is a graduate of the University of Colorado Law School.