Hall Booth Smith Expands to Denver with Nixon Shefrin Additions
DENVER, Jan. 10, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. announced today the opening of a Denver office with the addition of 17 attorneys and 18 staff members from Nixon Shefrin Ogburn Drew, P.C., a leading litigation defense firm in central Colorado. The combination is part of Hall Booth Smith’s continued westward expansion and marks its first presence in Colorado, adding to its current roster of approximately 300 attorneys across 26 nationwide locations.
“We are thrilled to welcome the highly experienced team from Nixon Shefrin Ogburn Drew to the HBS family to provide full-service litigation defense to clients in Colorado and beyond,” said Alex Booth, managing partner of Hall Booth Smith. “The Denver team strengthens our medical malpractice capabilities as well as other high-stakes litigation resources and further emphasizes our strong commitment to becoming a national leader in dispute resolution. We have been grateful to double in size over the past five years by adding talented attorneys with deep roots in their local and statewide communities, just like the team at Nixon Shefrin.”
The Denver attorneys’ capabilities will enhance Hall Booth Smith’s civil and commercial litigation practices, with emphasis in the defense of high-exposure medical malpractice cases, personal injury, professional liability, insurance coverage and healthcare matters. The attorneys also handle business and employment law, contracts, construction defects, transportation accidents and appellate work.
“We are excited to join Hall Booth Smith, a firm with like-minded values and a commitment to legal excellence, attributes that our clients and community have come to know and trust in Nixon Shefrin,” said Scott Nixon, who assumes the role of managing partner of Hall Booth Smith’s Denver office. “As Colorado’s pro-business environment is home to 14 key industries made up of a diverse mix of Fortune 500 enterprises and small businesses, we look forward to leveraging our expanded capabilities to serve our clients’ evolving needs, especially as we continue to address legal and regulatory issues introduced by the pandemic.”
The Denver office is located at 5619 DTC Parkway, Suite 1200, Greenwood Village, in the Denver Tech Center.
The attorneys joining Hall Booth Smith include:
- Jeremy J. Balu, Associate
- Christine A. Craigmile, Partner
- Kathleen E. Craigmile, Partner
- Catherine O’Brien Crum, Partner
- Michael S. Drew, Partner
- Terry Jo Epstein, Associate
- W. Neal Hollington, Associate
- C. Darin Jensen, Of Counsel
- Ashley K. Kline, Associate
- Lauren E. Kuhn, Associate
- Rodrigo Lugo, Associate
- Elizabeth C. Moran, Partner
- Scott S. Nixon, Partner
- Bolor Nyamaa, Of Counsel
- Melissa A. Ogburn, Partner
- Bradley N. Shefrin, Partner
- Lawrence D. Stone, Partner
This announcement follows the recent office openings in Little Rock and Rogers, Arkansas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
About Hall Booth Smith
Established in 1989, Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is a full-service law firm with six regional offices strategically located throughout Georgia, as well as offices in Birmingham, Alabama; Charleston, South Carolina; Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina; Jacksonville, Miami, Tallahassee, Tampa, St. Petersburg and West Palm Beach, Florida; Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee; Little Rock and Rogers, Arkansas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Denver, Colorado; Saddle Brook and Woodland Park, New Jersey; and New York City. Experienced across a wide range of legal disciplines, HBS attorneys pride themselves on providing knowledgeable, proactive, client-specific counsel to individuals, domestic and international corporations, state and federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The firm’s promise: “Serving to Achieve Excellence.” To learn more, please visit: www.hallboothsmith.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.
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