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Dustin has a broad-based transactional practice in which he delivers practical and effective advice on all facets of the real estate spectrum. Drawing on his in-house counsel experience, Dustin prides himself on delivering practical legal advice in a cost-effective manner, and helping clients achieve their real estate and development goals. He regularly counsels his C-Suite clients on a variety of general legal matters such as contractual, regulatory, and pre-litigation risk as well as corporate matters that include negotiating and reviewing a wide variety of commercial agreements.

Dustin focuses his practice on the hospitality/recreation sector and acts as a lead counsel in the disposition, acquisition, and development of recreation focused businesses such as ski resorts, tour operations, ranches, and hotels. As a former in-house counsel for the world’s largest ski area operator, Dustin uses his first-hand resort and hospitality experience to deliver expert advice to his clients.

Prior to law school, Dustin served as a fleet marine force corpsman in the US Navy and deployed with the 5th Marine Regiment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Other Info About Dustin


Legal Work Highlights

Represented the founders of Silverton Mountain and their disposition of the ski area to Heli Adventures. This transaction was the first ever transfer of a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lease and re-issuance of a BLM Special Recreation Permit for a ski area.

Represented Park City Mountain Resort in the development of an approximately 2,000 vehicle parking facility at the base of the Canyons Village.

Represented Vail Resorts and its sale of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, a 208-room hotel with approximately 8,500 square feet of meeting space in Breckenridge, Colorado to MIG Real Estate.

Represented Delaware North and its acquisition of the assets of Nova Guides, a full-service premiere outdoor recreation and adventure tour company. The purchase makes Delaware North one of the largest operators of winter outdoor recreation and adventure tours in the United States.


Law School

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2013

Graduate School

American Military University, M.A., 2010, summa cum laude

Undergraduate School

Saint Louis University, B.S., 2005, magna cum laude

Bar Memberships

Dustin is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Colorado, 2013


Local & National Recognition

Best Lawyers in America, 2024

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Colorado Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Denver Law Alumni Council

Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans

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