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Shawn T. Stigler

Managing Partner, Broomfield & Boulder Offices

Overview

With an entrepreneurial spirit and background, Shawn focuses his practice on advising start-ups, privately held businesses, business owners, investors, and investment funds, focusing his practice on business planning, forming, funding, and mergers and acquisitions.

Shawn provides clients with experienced counsel regarding purchase and sale agreements, independent contractor and employment issues, stock purchase and sales, non-competition issues, and investment decisions. He also advises numerous small businesses and foundations on a variety of financial and strategic issues, from fund raising to strategic business planning.    

Prior to joining Michael Best, Shawn founded Modus Law, specializing in the needs of entrepreneurs and their companies. With a strong background in accounting, he previously practiced with several notable firms, representing clients in their tax, structuring, business planning investment, and estate needs. Shawn is also knowledgeable in the areas of risk management and insurance (including underwriting), having gained experience in these areas at large public companies.

Professional Activities

  • Co-founder, Colorado Bike Lawyers, 2012-Present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Entrepreneur Foundation of Colorado, 2012-Present
  • Lecturer, The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, University of Colorado-Boulder

Education

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Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Grand County Search and Rescue, 2012-Present
  • Founding Member (Now Pledge 1%), EFCO
  • Co-founder, Stigler and Nelson Alpine Endeavors Law Scholarship
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