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Sweetbaum Miller PC

United States 2024

General Information

Year founded: 1994
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Overview

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Sweetbaum Miller PC is a leading commercial and real estate litigation and transactional law firm in the Rocky Mountain West providing legal services across a wide spectrum of practice areas. The firm's practice is as varied as its clients, and the firm's shareholders have extensive experience within their specialties. In the litigation arena, the attorneys of Sweetbaum Miller's practice in all areas of commercial law including litigation of corporate and commercial matters, construction defect litigation, and real estate litigation matters of all kinds. The firm handles disputes involving mechanic's lien and title insurance claims, as well as disputes involving commercial loan defaults, foreclosures, receiverships and enforcement of homeowner association liens.

In the transactional arena, the firm's attorneys represent clients on land, office, retail, restaurant and mixed-use income producing and development projects, working with private and public sector parties. They provide services for real estate acquisitions and sales, development, zoning and land use matters, loans and financing transactions, commercial leasing, property management and real estate brokerage, and construction agreements, as well as business contracts, entity formation documents, and asset based transactions.

Whether a litigation or transactional matter, the attorneys of Sweetbaum Miller strive to provide clients with viable, economic and responsive solutions to their legal needs. Sweetbaum Miller is proud that each of its senior shareholders has an "AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5" rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available. Sweetbaum Miller’s shareholder Alan D. Sweetbaum (listed since 2013), has also been recognized by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® as Best Lawyers in America©. The Firm was also designated as a Metropolitan Colorado Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” for Insurance Law (2010 – 2015) and a Metropolitan Colorado Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” for Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Law (2014) by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®

Rankings

Sweetbaum Miller PC is metro ranked in 3 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Colorado
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 2 for Litigation - Real Estate

About Our Clients

The attorneys of Sweetbaum Miller PC represent a variety of clients ranging from entrepreneurs and small businesses to regional and national corporations, both in the private and public sectors. The firm represents banks and financial institutions, liability and title insurance companies, real estate developers and investors, real estate property managers and brokerage companies, homebuilders, condominium and homeowner associations, and individuals and small businesses, including those in the retail, restaurant, hotel and hospitality, financial, construction, professional services and technology sectors.

Representative clients include: Admiral Insurance; Allegiant Insurance; Alliant National Title Insurance Co.; American Family Insurance Company; Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO); Arch Insurance; Bonanno Bros. Pizzeria; Bonanno Concepts; Bones Restaurant; Briseis Capital Corporation; Cambrian Partners; Chicago Title Insurance Company; Collegiate Peaks Bank; Colorado Business Bank; Colorado Housing & Finance Authority; Colorado Exteriors; Cooper Investments; Costa & Gallegos; Custom Management Group; David Weekley Homes;; EMC Insurance Properties Company; Fireman's Fund Insurance; First American Title Insurance Company; Genesee Homes; Gibraltar Private Bank; Golden Key Homes; Green Russell; Guaranty Bank and Trust Company; Investor's Underwriting Managers; Joberg Holdings; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.; Liberty Mutual Insurance; Liberty Title; Lou’s Food Bar; Luca d'Italia; MIE Development; Mizuna Restaurant; Navigators Group; North American Title Insurance Company; Ogilvie Properties, Inc.; Old Vine Corporation; Opus Northwest, LLC; Osteria Marco Restaurant; Permanent General Insurance; Pure Real Estate Partners, LLC; Regency Realty; Royal Crest Dairy; Russell's Smoke House; Salt & Grinder; Safeway; Saturn Homes; Southern Title Insurance Company; Sprung Construction; Stewart Title Guaranty Company; The Hotel Group; Travelers Insurance; Tzap Management Services; Uniti Bank; Vesper Lounge; Wintergreen Homes; Zurich North America.

Highlighted Client Comments

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Litigation - Real Estate
In our commercial retail, the Sweetbaum firm's practice, in my opinion, gives us a stronger opportunity to succeed.
John Romero, Senior Property Manager – Regency Realty
Commercial Litigation
When we have had to litigate, we have found Sweetbaum's firm to be the best representation one could ask to have in their court.
John Romero, Senior Property Manager – Regency Realty

Rankings

Regional Rankings

Colorado
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 2 for Litigation - Real Estate

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.
  • Arbitration
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Sweetbaum Miller PC has 1 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 Sweetbaum Miller PC 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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Demographics

Partners
Male: 5
Female: 2
Of Counsel (but not partners)
Male: 1
Female: 1
Associates
Male: 2
Female: 2
Attorney Management / Department Heads
Female: 1
Paralegals
Female: 4
Non-Legal Employees
Male: 1
Female: 4

Awards

Awards are self-reported by firms and are not verified by the Best Law Firms rankings.
  • 2016 Best Law Firms - Best Lawyers
  • 2017 Best Law Firms - Best Lawyers
  • 2015 Best Law Firms - Best Lawyers
  • 2014 Best Law Firms - Best Lawyers
  • 2013 Top Ranked Firm Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012 Best Law Firms - Best Lawyers
  • 2013 Best Law Firms - Best Lawyers

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Management and Personnel

Contacts

Commercial Civil Litigation
Alan D. Sweetbaum
Commercial & Real Estate Litigation
Andrew S. Miller
Real Estate
Mark L. Kaplan
Commercial & Real Estate Litigation
Josh T. Keltner
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