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Laura Lopez
ASSOCIATE

Laura L. Lopez specializes in a wide array of corporate transactional matters. Laura’s practice encompasses business transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets, finance, and real estate.

Prior to joining Jones & Keller, she was a Fellow with the Denver City Attorney’s Office–Municipal Operations Section, and previously interned for the governor of Oklahoma. She draws on her past political experiences and public relations education to best advise her clients and assist them in strategically achieving their bottom line.

Experience

During law school, Laura gained invaluable experience working at Newmont Mining Corporation, clerking at an international law firm, and serving as a Judicial Intern at the Colorado Court of Appeals. Additionally, she participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Team, the Civil Litigation Clinic, and the Student Bar Association.

Professional and Community Affiliations

Colorado Bar Association

Colorado Women’s Bar Association
Colorado Hispanic Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Hispanic National Bar Association
Pledge to Diversity – Executive Committee Member
Center for Legal Inclusiveness – Board Member
Law School Si Se Puede – Mentor

Languages
Spanish.

Personal
In her spare time, she enjoys watching college football, cooking new recipes, and practicing yoga.

 

Practice Areas

Banking, Lending & Financial Institutions

Business & Corporate

Mergers and Acquisitions

Securities & Finance

 

 

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EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, University of Denver – Sturm College of Law, 2017

Bachelor of Arts, Oklahoma State University, 2013

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