Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce attorney Brenden Desmond has joined the Special Districts Practice Group in the firm’s Denver office.
Desmond’s practice focuses on representing special districts, authorities, municipalities, and other local governmental bodies, as well as homebuilders and commercial property developers, in a variety of matters such as the planning, financing and construction of public infrastructure, elections, employment issues, statutory compliance and other regulatory matters, land use, tax protests, condemnation, utility rate setting, construction and contract disputes, environmental insurance, and public finance. He also brings experience representing architects, engineers, and other construction professionals before state and federal courts throughout Colorado.
“Our firm represents over 400 special districts and other governmental entities throughout the state of Colorado, and our attorneys are heavily involved with all matters impacting these clients,” said Ron Fano, Office Managing Partner for Spencer Fane in Denver. “We want to be responsive and efficient in assisting our clients with all matters critical to their operations, and Brenden will be a valuable resource in maintaining that commitment. Spencer Fane understands the unique needs of special districts and governmental entities in Colorado and will continue to pursue growth in a manner that aligns with our clients.”
A native of Colorado, Desmond completed his undergraduate studies in public policy and political science at the University of Denver and later earned his Juris Doctor from the school’s Sturm College of Law, where he also received a Constitutional Rights and Remedies Certificate. After Law School, he obtained a master’s in public administration from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
Desmond currently serves as the Construction Chair of the Professionalism and Education Committee for the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association and previously served on the group’s Legislative Affairs Committee.