Nathan Seiler—an experienced deal attorney who advises high-growth companies in corporate and securities transactions—has been named Managing Partner of Ballard Spahr's office in Boulder, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced.

Mr. Seiler represents clients in a variety of industries, including software and information technology, life sciences, telecommunications, natural and organic products, clean technologies, and renewable energy. He has successfully represented public and private companies in more than 75 M&A transactions ranging in size from less than $10 million to more than $1 billion.

Mr. Seiler also has advised emerging growth companies and venture capital and private equity investors in more than 200 financing transactions ranging in size from seed rounds of less than $1 million to late-stage financings exceeding $100 million. He succeeds Steven Suflas, who will continue to serve as Managing Partner of the firm's office in Denver.

"The firm's office managing partners help set the tone for delivering on our client value promise and attracting top legal talent," Mr. Stewart said. "Nathan's impressive track record and commitment to client service make him an ideal choice to lead this talented team as we continue to expand our capabilities in the Rocky Mountain region."  

Ballard Spahr's Boulder attorneys represent clients in a wide range of corporate, transactional, and litigation matters. The office's business and finance attorneys have decades of experience representing emerging growth companies in the life sciences, technology, and natural products sectors—guiding them through entity formation, financing, and licensing issues to merger, sale, or initial public offering. They also represent the venture capital, private equity, and strategic investors involved in such companies. The firm's Boulder-based litigation attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in a wide range of complex disputes, including First Amendment and related matters, intellectual property, trade secret, defamation, breach of contract, real estate, financial services, and employment issues. They also regularly provide advice and counsel to mitigate the risks associated with their clients' business activities.

"Boulder is a hub for innovation and entrepreneurial leadership and our attorneys are especially well-known in that space," said Mr. Seiler. "I look forward to working alongside my colleagues to help grow the office, expand our range of services, and build upon our reputation for excellence and client service."