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Liza Getches selected for General Counsel Advisors Program – March 2016

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In March 2016, SGS attorney Liza Getches was selected for the General Counsel Advisors Program. Launched by Rich Baer, general counsel for Liberty Media Corporation, and Dennis Kaw, general counsel at Appliance Factory Outlet, the program connects a diverse group of attorneys with prominent chief legal officers to enhance insight

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SGS Wins At Trial In The Delaware Chancery Court — June 2015

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The Delaware Chancery Court issued a defense verdict on behalf of SGS client Consolidated Glass Holding, Inc. in a breach of contract action. The plaintiffs had alleged that a 2013 settlement agreement of a commercial dispute had the effect of terminating eight years early a ten-year noncompetition agreement that Consolidated

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Jury Trial Victory For Ampio Pharmaceuticals — September 2014

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An Arapahoe County, Colorado jury handed a defense verdict to SGS clients Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., DMI Resources, Inc., and Michael Macaluso in a case alleging breach of contract, promissory estoppel, unjust enrichment, and fraud. Ampio is a publicly-traded developmental stage pharmaceutical company. Plaintiffs Sunrise Capital LLC and Abraham “AB” Goldberg

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SGS Prevails In Two Colorado Supreme Court Cases — February 2013

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In two decisions issued the same day, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled in favor of multiple SGS clients, setting precedent in the areas of securities law and state-local preemption. The first case, Cagle v. Mathers Family Trust, held that forum-selection clauses do not violate the “anti-waiver” provision of the Colorado

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SGS Clients Prevail in Partnership Dispute — September 2013

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After a two phase arbitration process stretching from 2012-2013, with hearings held in New York and San Francisco, SGS’s clients prevailed in defending a series of claims alleging breach of fiduciary duty and fraud against a co-manager and others relating to a series of transactions in excess of $100 million.

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SGS Wins Land Use Trial — December 2013

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After a four day bench trial in the Boulder District Court, SGS clients prevailed on their claim to secure a permanent easement to access their property in Boulder County. The property, and other similarly situated property, was unofficially subdivided in the 1950s but access rights were not detailed in the

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SGS and Andrew Shoemaker Recognized in Chambers USA 2011 — June 2011

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SGS and Andrew Shoemaker have been recognized in the 2011 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. This annual guide ranks lawyers and law firms based on interviews with attorneys, clients and corporate counsel. About SGS, Chambers USA quoted sources as saying, “Carving out a niche for itself.

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