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Ernest Lee Reichert III

Ernest Lee Reichert III

also known as Lee Reichert

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About Me

Lee heads the Corporate & Securities Practice Group for the Colorado offices of Lathrop & Gage.


Practice Areas


  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 40%
    22 years
  2. Business: 30%
    22 years
  3. Venture Capital: 15%
    22 years
  4. Securities Offerings: 10%
    22 years
  5. International Law: 5%
    22 years



Hourly ($375-425/hour)

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Contact Info

950 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2400
Denver, CO, 80202

Lathrop & Gage

950 17th Street
Ste 2400
Denver, CO, 80202



ILVoluntarily Inactive199208/17/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Cororate and M&ABest Lawyers in America2012
M&AChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2011
Colorado Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell 2002-20112011
Venture Capital & CorporateBest Lawyers in America2011
Colorado Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2010
Venture Capital & CorporateBest Lawyers in America2010
M&AChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2010
M&AChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2009
Colorado Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2009
M&AChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2008
Colorado Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2008
Best Corporate AttorneysColorado Corporate Counsel Black Book2007
Colorado Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2007
M&AChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2007
Colorado Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2006
40 Under Forty Award WinnerDenver Business Journal2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLathrop & Gage2011 - Present
PartnerKamlet Reichert, LLP2001 - 2010
PartnerKrendl & Krendl1995 - 2000
AssociateKirkland & Ellis1993 - 1995
Association NamePosition NameDuration
2nd Judicial District Nominating CommissionMember2006 - Present
Fellows of the Colorado Bar FoundationElected Member2005 - Present
American Law InstituteElected Member2003 - Present
Fellows of the American Bar FoundationElected Member2003 - Present
Colorado Securities BoardMember, Chair & Vice Chair2003 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
PFP Family Holdings LP v. Stan Lee Media, Inc., 2010 WL 2105869 (Colo. App. 2010)Decision of Special Master reversed in favor of client
Amoco Oil Co. v. Ervin et. al, 908 P.2d 493 (Colo. 1996)Court of Appeals opinion reversed in part in favor of client.
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Publication NameTitleDate
The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Business OrganizationsCo-Managing Editor2010
The Colorado LawyerDissenters’ Rights: The Colorado Supreme Court Finally Speaks2005
U.C. Davis Business Law JournalMergers & Acquisitions in Cyberspace: Navigating the Black Holes2005
The Colorado LawyerGood Faith and Fair Dealing Developments – Parts I and II1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Colgate UniversityHistory & Political ScienceAB1988
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Private Equity ’102010 State of Private Equity Market2010
Mastering Mergers and AcquisitionsFinishing the Transaction off Right2010
Association of Corporate CounselBoilerplate Provisions: The Seven Deadly Sins2010
7th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology InstituteIntellectual Property Due Diligence2009