Harsha is a Partner in the firm’s Securities and Capital Markets practice group. Harsha represents a diverse set of transaction participants in connection with the issuance of high-yield municipal securities, corporate debt and equity securities, and various other transactions in the venture capital and private equity spaces. Harsha also maintains an active broker-dealer regulatory practice and routinely counsels clients on regulatory matters.
Harsha has represented investment banks and issuers as disclosure counsel in connection with over 100 high-yield municipal debt offerings that have raised several billions of dollars in capital for issuers in Colorado and throughout the country. He has testified as an expert witness before both the Colorado General Assembly and the Colorado Senate on topics relating to capital formation for Colorado municipalities and has served as a panelist at national and state conferences of various industry organizations, including the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the Special District Association of Colorado. Since 2020, Harsha has represented the State of Colorado in connection with the formation and capitalization of the State's CLIMBER Loan Fund, which seeks to deploy $250 million in capital to Colorado small businesses.
Harsha has been active in the financial industry for a number of years and has extensive industry relationships. He is also an active angel investor and currently advises a biotech startup that is using patented technology to transform biobased carbon into high-performance circular fiber.
Harsha supports a number of Denver-area nonprofit organizations and has served on multiple boards. He is currently a board member of the Denver Family Institute, Wyatt Academy Charter School, Moonshot EdVentures, and the South Asian Bar Association of Colorado. Harsha is serving as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law in spring 2023, where he is co-teaching a seminar on public finance and the capital markets.