Ireland Stapleton is proud to welcome Sarah H. Abbott to the Firm’s Grand Junction office.
Having previously served as both as in-house and outside general counsel, Abbott has in-depth understanding of the legal needs of businesses. She has broad experience advising on legal issues businesses face, including drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, advising on employment matters, intellectual property, real estate, corporate governance, acquisitions, due diligence, risk management, regulatory issues, and managing litigation. Additionally, Abbott represents clients in estate planning, special districts, and real estate matters, including common interest communities.
“We’re proud to have Sarah on the Ireland Stapleton team,” said Jeff Hurd, Director in the Grand Junction office. “She combines in-depth knowledge of Western Slope business matters with extensive experience in corporate, real estate, and regulatory matters. Sarah is a tremendous value to Ireland Stapleton and to our clients.”
In addition to her law practice, Abbott is committed to community service. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Montrose Memorial Hospital, the Montrose Community Foundation and the San Juan Healthcare Foundation. Abbot also serves on the Planned Giving Council for HopeWest Hospice.
Prior to joining Ireland Stapleton, Abbott served as in-house general counsel for a hemp company, and she previously worked in private practice in Montrose, Colorado.