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Messner Reeves is a full-service business law firm providing legal services to a diverse group of clients that include Fortune 500 companies, individual entrepreneurs, and executives across a wide range of industries. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices nationwide, our focus is to help clients maximize their business potential, resulting in positive impacts.We confront legal challenges with assertive action, business acumen and wide-ranging legal expertise to represent your best interests.We act as your business partners and extend our experience to deliver the very highest quality legal representation and standards for integrity and accountability. We are experts at mitigating risk and optimizing your business opportunities, and we work in partnership with you. The driving force behind our success is an entrepreneurial spirit that is unmatched by any other law firm. We believe in supporting our lawyers as they build the practice that’s right for them. The result is a firm of highly motivated people loving what they do – practicing law and helping you achieve your goals. When we were founded 25 years ago, our entrepreneurial spirit was born out of necessity. Now, we maintain this spirit by choice.


Messner Reeves LLP is metro ranked in 6 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 2 for Litigation - Insurance
Las Vegas
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance


Regional Rankings

Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 2 for Litigation - Insurance
Las Vegas
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 2 for Litigation - Health Care
Orange County
Tier 3 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 3 for Litigation - Patent

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Insurance Law
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Union
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Messner Reeves LLP has 11 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Messner Reeves LLP eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.
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Main Location

Office Locations

San Jose, CA
160 West Santa Clara Street, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95113
United States
408-298-7120 Call our San Jose, CA location at 408-298-7120 Get Directions Get directions to our San Jose, CA location
Colorado Springs, CO
105 East Moreno Avenue, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
United States
719-344-9907 Call our Colorado Springs, CO location at 719-344-9907 Get Directions Get directions to our Colorado Springs, CO location
Greenwood Village, CO
6465 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Suite 650
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
United States
303-623-1800 Call our Greenwood Village, CO location at 303-623-1800 Get Directions Get directions to our Greenwood Village, CO location

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