Merchant & Gould is pleased to announce that James Beard joined the firm’s Denver office as a partner on Jan. 10.
As an IP trial lawyer, James brings more than 10 years of experience to the Litigation Practice Group, representing high-technology household names and Fortune 500 companies in computer hardware and software, electronics, consumer products, biotechnology and medical device industries. He works on all stages of litigation, from general advice and pre-litigation counseling through complex discovery, motion practice, trials, and appeals. Prior to joining Merchant & Gould, James worked at Sherman & Howard in Denver, as well as Kirkland & Ellis in San Francisco.
“James is an excellent addition to our Litigation Practice Group, as we continue expand our capabilities in Denver and across the firm,” said Chris Leonard, Managing Partner and CEO of Merchant & Gould. “He has experience in some of Colorado’s most innovative industries, spanning a range of technologies. We are excited to have him join us.”