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A member of the Firm’s Real Estate and Litigation practice groups, Zach Price offers a cross-disciplinary perspective that helps his business clients gain an edge in navigating the legal landscape.
In his real estate practice, Zach focuses on landlord-tenant law, and has extensive experience helping his clients negotiate lease workouts and amendments. In addition, Zach regularly represents property owners in Colorado real property tax appeals. In his litigation practice, Zach represents a diverse clientele and handles a wide range of commercial litigation matters in both state and federal court, including real property, construction, and contract disputes.
In all of his engagements, Zach proactively works to help his clients and their businesses identify creative solutions to adjust to unexpected circumstances and thrive during times of uncertainty. When litigation looms on the horizon, Zach provides guidance at the critical early stages of a dispute to help his clients decide whether to file a lawsuit, or whether any alternative solutions may be available to help preserve mutually-beneficial relationships.
A Colorado native, Zach is licensed to practice in both Colorado and California. Prior to joining the firm, Zach practiced in the Los Angeles and Denver offices of the law firm WilmerHale LLP. There his practice focused on a diverse range of complex and high-stakes litigation and regulatory matters, including intellectual property litigation, various forms of government investigations, and arbitration of cross-border patent disputes.
- University of Southern California Gould School of Law, J.D., 2017, American Jurisprudence Awards in Procedure, Constitutional Law, and Land Use
- University of Colorado, Boulder, B.A., With Distinction, 2014, Phi Beta Kappa, Chancellor’s Recognition Award, Dean’s List
- Prepared leases, lease amendments, lease workouts and terminations, landlord consents to subleases, and various other related rental agreements to help landlords and tenants adjust to unexpected contingencies resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Successfully obtained “agricultural” classification for ranchland leased for cattle grazing, resulting in significant property tax savings for the client.
- Successfully obtained “residential” classification for homeowner’s adjacent lot used in connection with the primary residence, resulting in significant property tax savings for the client.
- Successfully protested county Assessor’s increased valuation of rent-restricted multifamily affordable housing property, resulting in significant property tax savings for the client.
- Successfully obtained early dismissal of groundless lawsuit against structural engineering subconsultant in residential construction defect lawsuit.
- Successfully obtained dismissal of out-of-state motion to compel arbitration, using arguments relating to jurisdiction and venue.
- Won summary judgment dismissal of alter ego/veil piercing claims against individual business owners, which sought to impose personal liability for contracts entered on behalf of their business.
Colorado Commercial Property Taxes: The Uncertain Effects of Amendment B and COVID-19
- “2020 Changes to Mobile Home Park Act – Purchase Opportunities for Mobile Home Owners,” October 20th, 2021
- Co-Author, “Has California’s Tri-Partite Statutory Structure Aimed At The Reduction Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Global Warming Linking Air Quality, Transportation, And Sustainable Land Use Through Regional And Local Planning, Been Successful?,” Urban Lawyer, Summer 2017.
- Colorado Bar Association
- Denver Bar Association
- Downtown Denver Partnership’s Civic Leadership and Engagement Committee, Member