Since being founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer has grown to become one of the largest full-service law firms in the Western United States, with more than 400 attorneys in six offices located throughout the region. The firm's Denver office, which was established in 2000, is in one of the most rapidly growing business and technology communities in the west. Currently, there are almost 40 Snell & Wilmer attorneys providing business legal services for Fortune 500 companies, small and medium-size businesses, emerging organizations, individuals and entrepreneurs in Denver.
Snell & Wilmer is most renowned nationally for having extensive experience in product liability litigation concentrated in the automotive industry, as well as its business litigation, intellectual property, and employee benefits practice groups. The firm's Denver office has become known for having a substantial focus in Retail & Franchising Services legal matters, including franchising, licensing real estate and franchise litigation, and assisting clients through every stage of the franchising process, at the local, regional and national levels. In addition, the Denver office continues to offer a significant international practice with extensive experience advising clients in Latin America and Canada.
Over the years, Snell & Wilmer has earned a reputation for distinguished service by offering clients what they value--exceptional legal skills, quick response and practical solutions with the highest level of professional integrity. The long-standing relationships that the firm has established with its growing client base of more than 8,000 businesses and individuals can be attributed to providing cost-effective, practical solutions through an integrated team approach; and offering clients customized strategies to achieve their goals.
Snell & Wilmer and its attorneys have been recognized for their legal skills and ethical business practices with various distinguished awards and achievements. Several Denver attorneys have been named to Who's Who in Law by the Denver Business Journal for two consecutive years. In addition, many Denver attorneys provide leadership to various professional boards that focus on business development, community involvement and diversity. Snell & Wilmer continues to attract top quality attorneys, from around the country, and was recently profiled in the 1999 Harcourt Brace publication America's Greatest Places to Work with a Law Degree.
The firm is actively involved with law firm networks, which provide additional resources to both clients and attorneys. These membership networks include: LEX MUNDI, the world's leading association of independent law firms; The Network of Trial Law Firms, an association of select law firms that provides high-quality trial and litigation representation through advances in education, technology, business and science; and State Law Resources, Inc., a national network of select independent law firms with extensive experience in administrative, regulatory and government relations at the state and federal level. Through LEX MUNDI and other international contacts, Snell & Wilmer clients have access to independent attorneys and firms practicing throughout the World.