Award Recognition

Chambers USA has again ranked Ireland Stapleton’s attorneys Rebecca Almon, Jim Benjamin, and KC Groves in its annual guide. Additionally, the Firm’s litigation practice group is ranked amongst the top litigation firms in Colorado.  

Our litigators are well-known as a skilled group of attorneys with notable capabilities across a wide range of commercial disputes. They represent international, national, regional, and local businesses and organizations, as well as individuals, in commercial and private disputes, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation-avoidance strategies.

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the professionalism and diligence they have shown throughout this process.”

Responding Client

Individual Rankings

Rebecca Almon is ranked for environmental law.  She represents both public and private companies across the country and local governments in all aspects of environmental regulation, including federal, state, and local permitting; compliance; enforcement matters; water quality and wetlands protection; and environmental aspects of real estate and corporate transactions.  “She’s a good solid attorney and she’s worked on very interesting matters,” one client said. 

Jim Benjamin is ranked for real estate law.  He has extensive commercial real estate experience in the Colorado market.  His practice focuses on commercial real estate transaction work, including acquisitions, sales, leasing, financing, condominium development, land development, and condominium conversions, as well as institutional client lending, including asset-based financing and real estate secured financing. “He is responsive and represents his clients well,” says one responding client.

K.C. Groves is ranked for general commercial litigation.  In his practice, he works with local and national companies, business owners, executives, and entrepreneurs to resolve complex business disputes and regulatory matters. He represents his clients in jury and bench trials, appeals, arbitrations, mediations, regulatory proceedings, and litigation-avoidance strategies. “He’s very smart, very strategic and a wonderful guy to deal with.  He is also very creative intellectually,” said one market commentator.  

Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers. They conduct in depth interviews with clients and other lawyers to assess technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, and commitment to the profession.