Davis Graham & Stubbs has grown its corporate and litigation presence with five associates. Alena Prokop, Colin Roche, and Evan Williams have joined the finance and acquisitions department, and Kevin Chen and Gabrielle Robbie have joined the trial department.
Chen previously served as a law clerk to Colorado Supreme Court justices Nathan Coats and Monica Márquez. He was also an associate at the San Francisco office of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, where he specialized in securities and class action litigation.
He received a law degree from Yale Law School in 2013 and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. While in law school, he represented low-income tenants through the school’s housing clinic, participated in the moot court program, and interned for Justice Dalveer Bhandari of the Supreme Court of India. Chen is admitted to practice in Colorado and California.
Prokop is admitted to practice in New York, and her practice in Colorado is temporarily authorized pending admission. Her practice focuses on corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions and private equity and venture capital financings.
Prokop practiced for four years at Kirkland & Ellis where she represented major private equity funds and publicly traded companies in acquisitions and dispositions. She received her J.D.-equivalent degree from the Charles University School of Law in Prague, Czech Republic, and her LL.M. in corporate law from New York University School of Law.
Robbie’s practice focuses on general commercial litigation. She received a law degree from the University of Colorado Law School. In law school, She interned for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, for Justice Allison Eid of the Colorado Supreme Court, and for the criminal appeals section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office.
After law school, she clerked for Judge Nancy Lichtenstein of the Colorado Court of Appeals. Prior to law school, she worked for a public relations firm that served clients in the automotive and motorsports industries. She is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and is admitted to practice in Colorado.
Roche’s practice focuses on corporate and business law, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, and general corporate matters.
He is a graduate of the University of Colorado Law School. While in law school, he assisted local nonprofit corporations with formation and compliance issues. He previously worked at DGS as a summer associate and for Judge John Folkes Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee as a judicial intern. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado and is admitted to practice in Colorado.
Williams’ practice focuses on corporate and business law, including mergers and acquisitions, securities and general corporate matters.
He received a law degree from the University of Chicago Law School. During law school, he interned for Justice Allison Eid of the Colorado Supreme Court. He also received bachelor’s degrees from the University of Colorado.