Thomas West | Boulder Business Lawyer
Thomas J. West
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We provide legal advisory and consulting services for small and mid-size businesses. Services include formation, strategic tax planning, fundraising & investment, contract preparation & review, employee matters, deal advisory and negotiation, due diligence consulting, mergers and acquisitions, venture financing, and company buy-sell transactions. We have a diverse background, with extensive experience helping clients in the finance, manufacturing, real estate, hospitality, technology, executive search, entertainment, and startup industries. In addition to the countless clients we have helped, we have personally launched and sold numerous companies in various sectors, and know first-hand what it takes to run and lead a company. This experience allows us to advise our clients with a practical business-oriented approach which is best suited to accomplishing your company's goals.
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Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
Business break-up, in which partner 1 sued partner 2 (our client). Ultimately negotiated a settlement in which partner 1 waived all claims and paid our client far in excess of the value of the company (more than 5x annual cashflow) to sell his interest to partner 1. Our client was ecstatic with the outcome.
How did you build a successful practice?
Developed an excellent reputation as extremely responsive to client's needs, and well-versed in my practice areas.
What should clients look for in a lawyer?
Responsive to clients; and well-versed in the law.
How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?
Local knowledge is very important, especially in transactional cases, because it's not just about whether it is legal, but whether the perception of the person on the other side of the negotiating table.
What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?
Background information of myself, Brief analysis of legal issues, Legal Fees associated with representation, etc.
What information do you need in a free phone consultation?
Name, Phone, Email, Address, Prospective Client's(PC) (or PC's Company) Background, Brief overview of why PC is calling, and PC's Goals.
What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?
I have personally founded and run numerous business and non-profits, so my expertise includes actual experience as a business owner and director, not just as an adviser.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
Helping Clients accomplish goals.
What are your other interests in addition to law?
Adventure Travel & Outdoors
Are you involved in your community?
Volunteer 1000+ hours in the community annually.
|Managing Partner||Mason West PLLC||Boulder, CO||2012 - Present|
|University of Pittsburgh School of Law||JD||Law School||2012|
|State University of New York, Stony Brook||B.A.||Anthropology||2008|
|State / Court||Date|
- Colorado Bar Association
Boulder County Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Honors & Awards
- 25 Most Influential Young Professionals in Colorado | ColoradoBiz Magazine | 2014
Tommy has assisted clients raising millions from investors.
- Featured in Colorado Biz Magazine || Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals
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|(2012) Licensed as Attorney in Colorado. Verified with Colorado Bar Association.||January 30, 2017|
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4450 Arapahoe Ave. Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80303
Proudly serving Denver and Boulder, Colorado and the surrounding areas.
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