Fort Collins, CO – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® announce the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. Coan, Payton, & Payne, LLC is pleased to announce that it has been named as “Best Law Firm” in seven practice areas: Construction Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Trusts & Estates Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor and Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Firms included in the 2023 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence and persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Ranked firms […]
Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC is pleased to announce that attorneys G. Brent Coan, Fritz Ganz, James P. Stouffer, Richard M. Hess Jr., John W. Madden III and Steven T. Mulligan were selected by their peers for the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers® in America. Mr. R. Clay Bartlett was selected to the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch. This is Mr. Coan’s tenth anniversary of inclusion for his work in corporate and real estate law and Fritz Ganz fifth year in a row of inclusion for […]
Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC Releases July Newsletter. Click here to read!
Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC is pleased to announce attorney John Koechel has been elected to serve as a member of the Real Estate Section Executive Council of the Colorado Bar Association. Mr. Koechel will serve a three-year term along with six other peers from the Colorado real estate legal community. The CBA Real Estate Section Executive Council’s mission is to monitor and report on judicial, legislative and other developments that affect the practice of real estate law. The goal of the section is to promote, clarify and educate members […]
Brent Coan Named 2022 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” Fort Collins, CO, United States, April 6, 2022 — Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC attorney G. Brent Coan was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Law. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high […]
Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC Releases 2022 March Edition Enewsletter. Click here to read!
Super Lawyers Recognizes Brett Payton, Michael Payne, Andrew S. Klatskin, R. Clay Bartlett, and John Koechel of Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC. Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC is pleased to announce Brett Payton, Michael C. Payne and Andrew S. Klatskin, have been selected to the 2022 Colorado Super Lawyers list. R. Clay Bartlett and John C. Koechel have been selected to the 2022 Colorado Rising Stars list. Each year, the Super Lawyers research team selects no more than five percent of lawyers in the state to receive a Super Lawyers […]
Non-compete clauses in employment agreements are receiving increased public scrutiny. While federal legislation addressing non-compete agreements has been unable to get a floor vote, President Biden has urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take regulatory action, and several states have passed legislation limiting the practice. Going even further, Colorado has criminalized attempts to enforce overly broad non-compete clauses. The term “non-compete clause” or “non-compete agreement,” often shortened to “non-compete,” describes the covenant, or future obligation, of an employee not to compete with his or her current employer following the […]
Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC is pleased to announce that Amanda Huston, Steven Mulligan, and John Seebohm have been promoted to Partners of the firm. Amanda Huston’s legal practice focuses on corporate and real estate matters including: purchase and sale transactions; business organization; land planning and development; and commercial loan transactions. Ms. Huston graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2016, earning a certificate in corporate and commercial law. Ms. Huston has many professional affiliations including: The Larimer County Bar Association, Young […]
Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC (“CP2”) is pleased to announce the addition of three new attorneys to its team: Bob Choate, Jody Duvall and Fritz Ganz. Bob Choate’s practice is focused on complex real estate development and associated corporate transactions, as well as heavy civil construction. Prior to joining Coan Payton & Payne, Mr. Choate spent many years as corporate counsel for local governmental entities in Northern Colorado, and has extensive experience navigating the permitting processes necessary to acquire and protect vested development rights. Mr. Choate is a current member […]