Friesen Lamb LLP and Fortis Law Partners LLC Merge

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Award winning employment law and transactional law firms merge to add complementary practice areas and increase capacity to serve a broad range of clients’ needs.

“Friesen Lamb and Fortis Law Partners have a shared mission of devotion to client service,” said Dan Friesen, founding partner of Friesen Lamb.

Friesen Lamb LLP, a Denver-based law firm focused on employment law and commercial litigation, and Fortis Law Partners LLC, a Denver-based law firm specializing in corporate, securities, real estate and tax law, are pleased to announce their merger. Fortis Law Partners was named "Corporate Law Firm of the Year in Colorado" and Friesen Lamb’s founding partner, Dan Friesen, was awarded “Colorado Labor & Employment Attorney of the Year” for 2014 by international publisher Corporate INTL.

The merger builds upon each firm’s decades of collective experience. The principals at both firms have backgrounds at large national and regional law firms and have been recognized for excellence in their respective areas of legal expertise. Several of the principal attorneys have practiced law together in varying capacities spanning the past 20 years.

“Friesen Lamb and Fortis Law Partners have a shared mission of devotion to client service,” said Dan Friesen, founding partner of Friesen Lamb. “We are united in our belief that our success is driven by the success of our clients. This merger not only improves our ability to serve clients beyond the areas of employment law and commercial litigation, it strengthens our presence in the Rocky Mountain region.”

Christine Lamb, co-founding partner of Friesen Lamb, added: “We are delighted to merge with Fortis Law Partners. Both our firms have an excellent track record of creating successful outcomes for our clients and the added depth of experience that this combination brings will be a tremendous asset to both our firm and our clients.”

“Our merger with Friesen Lamb expands our ability to respond to our clients’ business and legal matters. Our legal team continuously seeks ways to provide not only legal advice, but business insights tailored to meet each client’s specific goals,” said Julie Herzog, founding member at Fortis Law Partners. “We are committed to serving our clients as a cohesive group of experts in our practice areas.”

The combined firm will be located at 1900 Wazee Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202. For more information, visit or call (303) 295-9700.

About Friesen Lamb, LLP
Friesen Lamb is a Denver-based litigation firm with emphasis on employment law and complex commercial litigation. Friesen Lamb serves both employers and executives and has represented businesses of all sizes ranging from small, closely held corporations to multi-national Fortune 50 companies, including The Home Depot, U-Haul, U.S. Bank, Oracle and TeleTech. Client matters include discrimination and retaliation claims, misappropriation of trade secrets and non-compete cases, breach of contract and fraud claims, wage and overtime disputes, complex business litigation, real estate litigation, and governmental investigations and enforcement actions. The legal team at Friesen Lamb is licensed to practice law in multiple states including Colorado, California, Illinois, New York and Wyoming and acts as regional and national litigation counsel for several clients.

About Fortis Law Partners LLC
Fortis Law Partners specializes in corporate/securities, real estate & development and tax law. One of the leading transactional law firms in Colorado, Fortis negotiated and closed over 40 transactions valued at over $1 billion in 2013 alone. Fortis Law Partners represents domestic and international clients, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. Services span a wide scope, including assisting with domestic and foreign private and public debt and equity financing, SEC reporting and stock exchange compliance, investment fund formations, mergers and acquisitions, choice of entity and structuring issues, early stage funding, technology transfer, executive compensation plans, employment matters, real estate transactions and general corporate and governance matters.

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