Mark E. Medina

Mark E. Medina is a litigator in the firm’s Denver office. He received his B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from Amherst College in 1989 and his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1993. Mr. Medina clerked for the Honorable Christine M. Durham of the Utah Supreme Court in 1993-1994.

Mr. Medina joined the firm in July 2009. Mr. Medina’s practice focuses on state and local tax controversy work and draws on his extensive experience in complex commercial litigation. He has litigated cases in state and federal courts involving a wide variety of substantive areas, including tobacco tax litigation, trade secret and patent matters, distributor disputes, and contract actions. He also has represented clients in administrative matters involving the state gasoline tax and municipal sales and use tax, as well as assisted in regulatory matters involving federal securities laws. Mr. Medina prosecuted municipal violations as an acting assistant City Attorney for the City of Denver in the Municipal Court Assistance Program, a two-month volunteer program. Before joining the firm, Mr. Medina practiced in the litigation group of Morrison & Foerster LLP from 1994 to 2009.

Mr. Medina is a member of the Bar of the State of Colorado. He is admitted to practice before the Colorado state courts, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.