Mark W. Williams

Mark W. Williams


Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Recognized since 2007

Denver, Colorado

Practice Areas

Arbitration

Banking and Finance Law

Communications Law

Corporate Law

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Technology Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Technology Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Communications Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Technology Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Technology Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Communications Law
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Mark draws on 35 years in the practice of law to support and advocate for the business interests and legal rights of clients – large national and international corporations, regional interests, middle market, small, and entrepreneurial ventures – in wide ranging litigation, general business, and transactional matters. He serves as trial counsel and advisor on large dollar, corporate governance, officer and director liability, business tort, commercial, financial institutions, and telecommunications, in addition to advising clients on corporate governance, business strategy, and legal audits, risk assessment, internal investigations, and litigation analysis. Mark helps clients achieve solutions to business disputes by early evaluation and by creating strategies to achieve results. He advises clients on risk management issues that affect their lives and businesses, and helps them plan and manage those risks in a thoughtful and strategic manner. Mark believes that the better his clients manage risk, the more successful they will be. He also helps clients achieve results in a manner which provides measures of economic predictability and value. Because of his trial experience, clients ask him to be both their trial lawyer when needed, but also their trusted advisor to help them steer clear of risk and toward success in their dealings.

Mark helps clients achieve solutions to business disputes by early evaluation and by creating strategies to achieve results. He advises clients on risk management issues that affect their lives and businesses, and helps them plan and manage those risks in a thoughtful and strategic manner. Mark believes that the better his clients manage risk, the more successful they will be. He also helps clients achieve results in a manner which provides measures of economic predictability and value. Because of his trial experience, clients ask him to be both their trial lawyer when needed, but also their advisor to help them steer clear of risk and toward success in their dealings.

Location

  • 675 Fifteenth Street Suite 2300
    Denver, CO 80202

Languages

  • Spanish

Education

  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , JD, graduated 1985
  • Colorado College, B.A. cum laude, graduated 1982

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2004
  • Oklahoma, 2004
  • Nebraska, 2004
  • North Dakota, 2004
  • Minnesota, 2004
  • Colorado, 1985

Affiliations

  • Vectra Bank - Director, Advisory Board
  • American Arbitraion Association - Member, Commercial Panel of Neutrals
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Boy Scouts of America - Denver Area Council - Board of Directors and Outside General Counsel
  • Colorado Bar Association - Member
  • Denver Bar Association - Member
  • Denver Sports Commission - Chair of the Advisory Board
  • Diversity Law Institute of the Litigation Counsel of America - Member
  • Electric Cooperative Bar Association - Member
  • Federal Communications Bar Association - Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America - Member
  • Trial Law Institute of the Litigation Counsel of America - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Utah
  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Colorado
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Claims Court

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.
Headquarters: Denver, Colorado

62 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

18 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Technology Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Communications Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Technology Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Technology Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Communications Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Technology Law, Denver (2022)
  • Communications Law, Denver (2019)
  • Technology Law, Denver (2018)
  • Technology Law, Denver (2016)
  • Communications Law, Denver (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Technology Law
  • Communications Law
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Arbitration

Special Focus

  • Litigation
  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless

Awards:

  • Super Lawyers Colorado, 2006 - present
  • Top 100 Colorado Super Lawyers, 2016
  • 5280 Magazine Top Lawyer in Communications, Media, and Technology, 2015, 2016
  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell, 1995 - present
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007 - present
  • Master Advocate designation by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, its highest designation
  • Best Lawyers in America, Communications Lawyer of the Year in Denver, 2015 and 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, Technology Lawyer of the Year in Denver, 2016, 2018, and 2022

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