Holme Roberts & Owen

Holme Roberts & Owen

Infobox Law Firm
firm_name = Holme Roberts & Owen
headquarters =
num_offices = 9
num_attorneys = 250+
practice_areas = General practice
revenue = N/A
date_founded = 1898
company_type = LLP
homepage = [http://www.hro.com www.hro.com]

Holme Roberts & Owen (also known as HRO) is a law firm based in Denver, Colorado with approximately 265 attorneys. The only international law firm based in Denver, it has several other offices in the United States and worldwide. The firm provides a variety of legal services and has been named the best corporate/M&A and environmental law firm in Denver by "Corporate Board Member" magazine for three years, and "Chambers USA" has also named the law firm a “Band 1” leading law firm for three consecutive years.


*Denver, Colorado USA (Main Office)
*Boulder, Colorado USA
*Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
*London, England
*Los Angeles, California USA
*Munich, Germany
*Phoenix, Arizona USA
*Salt Lake City, Utah USA
*San Francisco, California USA

Notable Attorneys

*Harold S. Bloomenthal is of counsel in HRO's Denver office. A former attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Bloomenthal is a nationally recognized authority in the field of securities law. He is the author or co-author of many titles on the subject including, Sarbanes-Oxley Act in Perspective, Securities Handbook, Securities and Federal Corporate Law Reports, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Going Public and the Public Corporation, and International Capital Markets and Securities Regulation.

*Alan J. Gilbert is a partner in HRO's Denver office. Mr. Gilbert was the Solicitor General of the State of Colorado 2000 through 2004 and Deputy Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Ken Salazar from 2004 through 2006. Mr. Gilbert practices in the areas of environmental, natural resources, and energy law.

*Richard R. Plumridge is a partner in HRO's Boulder and Denver offices. Associated with the firm of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison since 1972, Mr. Plumridge was the founder and Managing Partner of Brobeck's New York office and Managing Partner of Brobeck's Colorado office before joining HRO in 2003. He has also served as Co-Chair of the Practicing Law Institute's "Current Developments in Private Financings" program since 1988.

*W. Dean Salter is a partner in HRO's Denver office. Mr. Salter was the chair of the firm's Executive Committee from 1990 to August 2000. Referred to by Chambers as the "Dean" of the Colorado corporate bar, including, Mr. Salter is an authority on corporate law and securities and corporate governance issues, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Notable Former Attorneys

*Bruce F. Black was a partner in HRO's Denver office from 1988 through 2006. Mr. Black is presently Senior Vice President and General Counsel of The Anschutz Company owned by financier Philip F. Anschutz.

*Joshua R. Flom was a partner in HRO's San Francisco office from 2002 through 2005. Mr. Floum is presently the Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of Visa U.S.A.

*Martha D. Rehm was a partner in HRO's Denver office until 1999. Ms. Rehm is presently the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Vail Resorts, the operator of the Vail ski resort and other resorts.

External links

* [http://www.hro.com Official Firm Website]
* [http://www.lawperiscope.com/profiles/117.html LawPeriscope Profile]

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