Six Attorneys Elected to New Leadership Roles

(Denver, Colo., July 13, 2020) – Moye White LLP is pleased to announce that six of its attorneys – partners Lucas T. Ritchie, Zaki Robbins, Eric V. Snyder and Daniel C. Wennogle and associates Vikrama S. Chandrashekar and Joseph W. Mark – have each been elected by their peers to new leadership positions within local bar associations, including the Colorado Bar Association (CBA), the Denver Bar Association (DBA) and the South Asian Bar Association of Colorado (SABA-CO). The new appointments strengthen the firm's presence and commitment to its local and legal communities.

"Our firm has a long history of giving back to our local legal community, but we're particularly proud of these six leaders for taking on new challenges within their respective organizations," said Managing Partner Tom List

In addition, the firm has seven other attorneys currently serving in leadership positions in local bar associations – totaling 19% of all firm attorneys.

Learn more about each of the firm's newest bar leaders and their new roles below. 

Lucas T. Ritchie
Ritchie has been elected chair of the Colorado Bar Association's (CBA) Litigation Section. He just completed a term as the Section's vice-chair. During his term as chair, Ritchie plans to focus on improving professionalism and trial skills among the Section's membership. 

In his practice, Ritchie represents financial services clients and other companies and individuals in regulatory investigations and complex commercial litigation. His experience includes prosecuting and defending claims involving federal and state securities laws, fraud, corporate governance, business torts, and business "divorce." 

Zaki Robbins
Robbins was recently elected as a member of the Colorado Bar Association's (CBA) Executive Council; he serves as the diversity bar representative. He is also an active member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, National Bar Association and the Sam Cary Bar Association.

In his practice, Robbins covers a broad range of corporate and finance matters, representing clients throughout their life cycle, including on mergers and acquisitions, asset and stock sales, supply agreements, contract negotiations, project finance, development and construction, compliance, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters. 

Eric V. Snyder 
Snyder has been elected to the Real Estate Section Executive Council of the Colorado Bar Association (CBA). Snyder, who serves as co-chair of the firm's Real Estate Section, will serve a three-year term. He will be responsible for monitoring, clarifying, and educating members on judicial, legislative, and other developments that affect Colorado real estate law; planning and managing events; balancing the section's budget; and assisting other sections.

In his practice, Snyder specializes in real estate transactions, including buying and selling, title insurance, development, easements and access, management, lending and leasing. 

Daniel C. Wennogle
Wennogle has been elected as chair of the Colorado Bar Association's (CBA) Construction Section. Wennogle, who is also co-chair of the firm's Construction Group, previously served as vice-chair of the Section and continues to serve as the Section's Legislative Liaison. The CBA's Construction Section presents legal education programs and networking opportunities for members.

In his practice, Wennogle focuses on construction and property rights matters, including contract disputes, delay claims, lien and bond claims (public and private), construction defect claims, quiet title actions, easement disputes and condemnation. 

Vikrama S. Chandrashekar
Chandrashekar has been named president-elect of the South Asian Bar Association of Colorado (SABA-CO); he will serve as president in 2021. In this role, Chandrashekar coordinates SABA-CO's largest fundraising event – its annual gala – in the fall. Recently, he's been involved with other diversity bars in responding to, and expressing solidarity with, the protests surrounding George Floyd's murder and Black Lives Matter.

In his practice, Chandrashekar handles matters across a wide range of industries concerning general commercial litigation, with an increasing focus on bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and restructuring. 

Joseph W. Mark
Mark has been elected to the board of trustees for the Denver Bar Association (DBA). The board of trustees is the governing body of the DBA. Mark will serve a three-year term. 

In his practice, Mark focuses on civil and commercial litigation. He has experience with all stages of litigation in state and federal courts, and has also represented clients in formal arbitration proceedings and before administrative courts.


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