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Mr. Noel Guardi is a private practitioner specializing in securities, corporate, and business law and litigation. He is currently Managing Partner at Guardi LLP.


As a member of the American Bar Association (1980 to 1997, 2008), Mr. Guardi served as a member of the Section on Business Law, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities and Subcommittees on SEC Practice and Enforcement and Securities Litigation. He was also a member of the Section of Litigation, serving on the Securities Litigation Committee, Subcommittee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Subcommittee on Class Actions and Derivative Suits. Mr. Guardi is a former member of Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.


Mr. Guardi has a diploma in Trail Advocacy Skills from the National Institute of Trail Advocacy, the nation's leading provider of legal advocacy skills training. NITA pioneered the legal skills learning-by-doing methodology and remains the ultimate standard in continuing legal education.


Admitted to practice in Colorado in 1978, Mr. Guardi earned his Juris Doctor degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he graduated near the top of his class. He was recruited to work for a prominent 17th Street law firm in Denver upon receiving his law degree. Mr. Guardi has owned his own law practice since 1982, other than a brief time when he was "Of Counsel" to a noted Washington, DC firm.


Mr. Guardi has lived and worked in the Denver, Colorado area for 38 years and has a second residence in Gulf County, Florida. His activities include biking, ocean kayaking, snowshoeing, white water rafting, skiing and West Coast Swing dancing. He enjoys performing in roadhouses and at parties and other events as a bassist/vocalist in The Mountain Mojo Men, playing an eclectic mix of blues, classic R&B and soul music.


A native New Yorker, Mr. Guardi was born in Brooklyn in 1953 and raised in Elmont, Long Island. Mr. Guardi earned a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy from UB in 1974, graduating cum laude.


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Practice areas


  1. Securities Offerings: 35%
    37 years
  2. Business: 25%
    37 years
  3. Investment Fraud: 20%
    25 years
  4. Litigation: 10%
    25 years
  5. Corporate: 10%
    37 years



Hourly ($215-270/hour), contingent (25-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (90 minutes)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Robert Bernard Schultz

    I have know Noel for about 18 years and we worked together on several business litigation, corporate and securities matters. He is highly intelligent and an aggressive advocate for his clients. I recommend him without reservation..


    Robert Schultz Aviation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Paul Leo Vorndran

    Noel is an excellent securities litigator. He has the intellect and tenacity to tackle difficult and complex matters, and get real results for his clients.


    Paul Vorndran Securities and investment fraud Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Guardi LLP

2400 Jasper Court
Boulder, CO, 80304


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Diploma Trial Advocacy SkillsNational Institute for Trial Advocacy1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerGuardi LLP1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - 2015
Public Investors Arbitration Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2001
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember - Subcommittee on SEC Practice and Enforcement1988 - 1997
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember - Securities Litigation Committee1988 - 1992
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember - Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities1988 - 1997
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionSubcommittee on Class Actions and Derivative Suits1988 - 1997
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember - Subcommittee on Alternative Dispute Resolution1988 - 1997
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember - Subcommittee on Securities Litigation1988 - 1997
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Illustrative CasesAward, Judgments, Recovery, Settlements
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
State University of New York at BuffaloPhilosophyBS - Bachelor of Science1974