Marc Musyl’s Full Biography

Marc J. Musyl has more than 30 years of experience representing public and private business clients in a wide variety of matters, including capitalization, financings, corporate governance, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, tender offers and the like. Marc has also been involved in international transactions involving the transfer of business and real property assets, and the protection of trade secrets and intellectual property.

Marc has industry-related experience in energy and natural resources, financial services, medical devices and bioscience, manufacturing, computer software and generally with companies whose business is driven by intellectual property and technology. Energy transactions have included complex deal structures, financings, joint ventures, strategic alliances and acquisitions and dispositions assets. In the financial services industry, Marc represents public as well as closely held commercial banks, public and private funds, broker-dealers, financial advisors, investment banks, and institutional and private investors.

Areas of Concentration


  • Corporate and securities
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Energy and natural resources
  • International
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Escheat and unclaimed property

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Board of Trustees, Colorado Ballet
  • President, Economic Club of Colorado
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association Chair
    • Forum Committee on Law and Technology,1994-1995
  • Member, Denver Bar Association
  • Past Member, American Liver Foundation, National Chapter Development Committee
  • Past Member, Mesa Verde Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Past Member, University of Colorado Business College, Bard Center for Entrepreneurship, Advisory Board
  • Past President, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado at Denver, Securities Law and Regulation, 2008-Present

Awards and Recognition

  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2010-2012 and 2014-2015
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of “America’s Best Corporate Law Firms,” 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006-2008
    • Colorado Corporate Counsel Edition, 2009
  • Rated, AV Preeminent®0 out of 5

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Articles, Publications & Lectures

  • Presenter, “Shareholder Communications: Corporate Strategies, Opportunities & Hurdles,” Shareholder Communications, National Association of Corporate Directors, Colorado Chapter, Denver, CO, May 20, 2015
  • Speaker, “Don’t Escheat on Me! Unclaimed Property Exposé,” California Tax Bar & the California Tax Policy Conference, November 7, 2014
  • Speaker, “Anatomy of an M&A Transaction,” National Education Conference, July 29, 2013
  • Co-Author, “Delaware Provides VDA Window of Opportunity With Secretary of State, But The Window Closes Quickly!” OneSource Unclaimed Property, September 2012
  • Co-Author, “Unclaimed Property In M&A Deals: Unwelcome Surprises,” Law360, May 15, 2012
  • Speaker, “The Perfect Storm: How to Avoid the Rising Unclaimed Property Waters,” OneSource Unclaimed Property Webcast, April 17, 2012
  • Co-Author, “Unclaimed Property Audits: No Laughing Matter,” GT Alert, August 2011
  • Speaker, Colorado Association of Realtors Convention on Law and Technology, 2000
  • Author, “New Rules for Electronic Storage of Records by Broker-Dealers,” The Colorado Lawyer, May 1997


J.D., Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

B.A., Northwestern University

Admitted to Practice

  • Colorado
  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois