Hale Westfall is a Commercial Litigation & Transactional Firm

appellate | public policy | eminent domain | commercial litigation | labor and employment
medical malpractice | insurance | environmental compliance

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Practice Areas

Hale Westfall’s appellate practice is uniquely suited to provide sophisticated and effective appellate representation to companies and individuals in high-stakes appeals. Hale Westfall’s appellate lawyers have decades of experience achieving positive results for clients.

Hale Westfall’s public policy practice provides strategic and legal advice to clients on a wide range of regulatory, legislative, and constitutional matters.The public policy practice builds on the experience of Hale Westfall’s attorneys in advocacy, as well as their skills at building coalitions and creating advocacy groups, to help clients meet a variety of goals.

Hale Westfall’s eminent domain and land use attorneys are some of the most experienced and talented litigators in Colorado. Our eminent domain attorneys represent clients across the State in all aspects of condemnation proceedings and in a variety of factual contexts.

Hale Westfall’s attorneys handle a broad range of complex commercial matters in state and federal courts and before administrative tribunals. We also regularly represent clients in other dispute resolution proceedings, including mediation and arbitration. Regardless of the forum, we represent our clients with sound professional judgment, combined with a necessary aggressive edge.

Hale Westfall’s labor and employment practice defends clients in nearly every aspect of employment litigation, including jury trial work, in cases arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and other federal and state employment laws.

Adverse drug reactions are estimated to cause over 100,000 deaths and catastrophic injuries among hospitalized patients each year. Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and its related diagnosis Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) are severe allergic drug reactions. SJS has been referred to as “fire on the flesh” causing victims to literally burn from the inside out eventually causing the dermis to detach in sheets. Burns can affect the eyes and internal organs resulting in permanent and catastrophic injury.

Insurance is a contract. Contracts mean business. And business means money. The attorneys at Hale Westfall are experts at managing all three. Whether you’re an insurer looking for outside counsel to perform a coverage evaluation, an insured who believes their claim has been wrongfully denied, or a business responding to a catastrophic loss, Hale Westfall has the industry and legal experience necessary to guide you toward a successful resolution.

Our attorneys are experts in environmental compliance issues. Utilizing a preventive approach, our attorneys assist clients with developing and implementing long-term compliance solutions that are protective of the environment, cost efficient and effective, and enhance business opportunities. We also assist clients in the scoping and performance of compliance audits. We have expertise a variety of permitting issues. Whether it is an operating facility or a brownfield, our attorneys can successfully negotiate and obtain the required permits to keep businesses productive and compliant with environmental requirements.

Who We Are

Hale Westfall, LLP is a commercial litigation & transactional firm with emphasis on commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, appellate practice, public policy issues, land use disputes, condemnation matters, labor and employment, environmental compliance and cleanup, insurance and medical malpractice including SJS. The firm’s clientele includes individual property owners and non-profit organizations as well as corporations of all sizes, from emerging businesses to Fortune 100 companies.