Executive Business Counselor

Strategic Insights to Keep Your Law Firm Ahead of the Curve


Smart Growth Strategies


Leadership Transitions


Talent Development & Retention


Workplace Culture by Design


Partner Compensation


Mergers & Acquisitions


Gene’s passion for the business of law is rooted in his 40-plus years of legal industry experience while practicing law and arbitrating and mediating complex construction, real estate, and commercial disputes. He gained a broad understanding of law firm management principles and the value of human capital by serving as a young partner on the management committee of a midsize Colorado firm and through his capstone law firm experience as managing shareholder in the Denver office of an Am Law 100 firm.


Gene contributes to the dialogue on the business of law through articles in Law Week Colorado, Colorado Lawyer, and other venues. He has developed and promoted industry surveys to better understand law firm talent strategies. Gene regularly speaks at CLEs, bar association programs, and law firm events to share insights about the forces reshaping the legal profession. His impactful smart growth strategies are informed by deep research on legal industry developments and frequent consultation with leaders in the field.


Gene participates in a wide range of legal and business organizations, and his relationships bridge multiple segments of the legal profession. Drawing on his experience in small, midsize, and national firms and his service as an arbitrator and mediator, he helps foster the exchange of diverse perspectives at the intersection of business and law, including efforts to advance the careers of women and people of diverse backgrounds.

Thought Leader. Consensus Builder. Problem Solver.

Keeping Your Law Firm Ahead of the Curve