Kieran advises entrepreneurs on a range of business matters focusing on formation and financings, and exit opportunities. His practice incorporates general corporate representation including assisting with corporate governance, navigating various regulatory environments, and preparing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements. He counsels businesses from a wide range of industries, with a particular focus in the areas of technology, finance, and cannabis. Kieran compliments his work with entrepreneurs by working with investment funds focusing on formation and capital deployment.

Kieran first joined Michael Best as a Law Clerk in 2020 before becoming an Associate with the firm. He previously served as a Law Clerk for a Denver business law firm, and was a Law Clerk for another Denver firm focused on start-ups and technology. Previously, Kieran gained experience in several legal internship and externship roles, for innovative B2B service companies and with a general practice law firm.

While pursuing his J.D.at the University of Denver, Kieran co-founded and led the Pioneer Venture Group, DU’s first and only student run venture capital fund. He also served as President of the law school’s Venture Law Society and volunteered as a student attorney for The Commons on Champa’s Start-up Legal Clinic.


Representative matters include:

  • Assisting with the sale of a Colorado Aerospace Company to a major defense manufacturing firm. 
  • Assisting in the formation of various investment funds.
  • Assisting clients raise venture capital financing, include equity, convertible debt, and SAFE financings.
  • Advising early stage companies on entity selection and domicile selection, reorganizations, and equity compensation models.

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association


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