Michael Best Ventures Into Boulder

by Doug Chartier

After Michael Best acquired startup-centric Boulder firm Modus Law, it didn’t waste time giving its new attorneys projects to work on. The former Modus lawyers have already been tapped for a half-dozen different assignments working with Michael Best’s Midwestern clientele in addition to their existing book of business.

Michael Best was eager to introduce its newest laterals and their startup expertise to its clients outside Colorado, according to the firm’s managing partner, David Krutz. He said the merger between his Milwaukee-based firm and Modus, which was announced Aug. 20, was “a natural fit both culture-wise and matched the business needs of our clients.”

Michael Best brought on seven Modus attorneys with the acquisition. The larger firm will now operate out of Boulder and Broomfield in addition to its Denver location, where it currently has nine practicing attorneys listed

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