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Todd R. Seelman is the Managing Partner of the Denver office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP and is the nation-wide chair of the firm's Antitrust and Competition practice as well as the Government Investigations practice. Todd practices in the areas of antitrust and competition law, securities, employment law, banking, breach of contract matters, and financial fraud matters. Todd also serves as an adjunct professor of antitrust law at the Sturm College of Law at Denver University.  Todd is the Chair of the Colorado Bar Association's Antitrust Section.  He is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.


Practice areas


  1. Antitrust: 80%
    25 years, 45 cases
  2. Investment Fraud: 20%
    25 years, 10 cases

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    Todd was an amazing mentor while I was a summer associate for Grimshaw & Harring. He is a great lawyer, teacher and friend. There are few Denver-area lawyers more caring and fun to work for and with.


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Contact info

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Wells Fargo Center
1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 4000
Denver, CO, 80203


WIGood Standing199703/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorneys in Colorado - Antitrust5280 Magazine2016
Top Attorneys in Colorado - Antitrust5280 Magazine2015
AV Preeminent 4.8 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
BNA Law Student AwardBureau of National Affairs1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Denver Managing PartnerLewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith2014 - Present
Adjunct Professor of Antitrust LawSturm College of Law, Denver University2008 - Present
Director and ShareholderGrimshaw & Harring, P.C.2004 - Present
PartnerLathrop & Gage LLP2012 - 2014
PartnerFord & Harrison, LLP2011 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember, Pricing Conduct Committee2013 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Business Law Section, Antitrust and Commercial Litigation SubsectionChair2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember, Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee2013 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Non-Resident Lawyer Division Wisconsin BarPast President2011 - 2013
State Bar of WisconsinBoard of Governors2011 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
FDIC v. Bank of America et alSettled
Tapia v. Zach Mason FarmsDismissed
Compliance Marketing, Inc. v. Drugtest, Inc. et al,Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Lexology"Reverse Payment" Settlement Agreements Under FTC v. Actavis, Inc.2013
LexologyApple Found Liable for Price-fixing E-Books: New Level of Legal Complexity for Vertical Price Restraints2013
Inside CounselCompetitor collaborations and the antitrust laws2012
Inside CounselManufacturer’s control over retailers and retail pricing under the antitrust laws2012
Inside CounselAntitrust and “unreasonable” restraints of trade2012
Inside CounselAvoiding antitrust concerns in employee restrictive covenants2012
Web ArticleNon-solicitation Agreement Between Lucasfilm and Pixar Alleged to be per se Unlawful under Section 1 of the Sherman Act2011
Web ArticleThe Department of Justice and the Department of Agriculture Held Joint Public Workshops Throughout 2010 on Competition Issues Facing the Agriculture Industry2011
Web ArticleNon-Solicitation Agreements Between High-Tech Companies Alleged to be per se Unlawful under Section 1 of the Sherman Act2010
Hamline Law ReviewThe Illusion of Residential Privacy: The Doctrine of Time, Place, and Manner Regulation Revisited1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ASTRA Annual ConventionMAP, MSRP, and RPM: What's legal and How do You Enforce it?2013
American Specialty Toy Retailers AssociationVertical Restraints of Trade - Resale Price Maintenance Agreements2012
Sturm College of Law - University of DenverAntitrust2011
Sturm College of LawIntersection of Antitrust and State Competition Laws2011
Sturm College of Law - University of DenverAntitrust2009
Sturm College of Law - University of DenverAntitrust2008
Fairfield & WoodsAntitrust2008