BOUTIQUE

TRANSACTION

LAW FIRM

Specializing in Business, Real Estate & Private Equity Transactions

Offices in:  

  • Denver, Colorado

  • Golden, Colorado

  • Vail, Colorado

PRACTICE

AREAS

Business

 

The firm can assist most businesses in their transactional legal matters from the startup phase through the exit stage, including acting as outside corporate counsel and assisting in business organization, reorganization and sale. Business formation representation includes entity formation and drafting necessary corporate and company agreements, such as shareholders agreements, operating agreements, and buy-sell agreements.  Business representation includes drafting and advising on business contracts such as vendor and contractor agreements, employment agreements, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, franchising agreements, and establishing employee incentive and ownership plans.      

Real Estate

 

The firm’s real estate practice handles most matters pertaining to the acquisition, development and disposition of commercial and residential real estate, with an emphasis on multi-familly development and hospitality. This representation includes title review and cure of title defects, and drafting and review of real estate sales contracts and finance documents.  The firm can also assist clients in the drafting and review of leases, the formation and representation of common interest communities, and zoning and land use issues.   

Private Equity

 

The firm represents investors, sponsors and capital partners in a variety of private equity transactions, with an emphasis on private equity transactions in the real estate sector.  Such transactions may include senior debt, mezzanine debt, venture capital and direct capital investment.  In representation of sponsors, the firm assists in creation of documents evidencing the equity and debt structure and the documents and structure required to raise the necessary equity.  The firm also represents investors in review and negotiation of private equity investment in all industries, including real estate and technology, in the startup phase and later phases.  Representation of startup companies includes assisting in documentation of first round financing and subsequent rounds of financing, including recapitalizations and convertible note transactions. 

Finance

 

The firm represents lenders in drafting loan documents and ensuring security interests are properly granted and perfected.  This representation includes assisting lenders in real estate transactions (including seller finance transactions) and representation of lenders in asset-based loan transactions (including equipment finance).  In addition, the firm represents borrowers in review and negotiation of loan documents.

Commercial and Technology Transactions

The firm can assist businesses with drafting, reviewing, negotiating and interpreting a wide range of domestic and cross-jurisdictional commercial contracts such as procurement agreements, non-disclosure agreements, master framework supply agreements, distribution and agency agreements, outsourcing agreements, service agreements, product development agreements, financing agreements, licensing agreements, leases and other contractual arrangements. From a technology transaction perspective, the firm has experience with, and can assist its clients with, drafting, reviewing, negotiating and interpreting website terms and conditions, IT Infrastructure, SaaS, cloud computing, IT outsourcing, professional and consultancy services, blockchain, market data, software development, payment systems, open source arrangements and software maintenance agreements.

Privacy and International

The protection of data and personal information is of utmost importance to all businesses.  The firm recognizes this and can assist businesses to protect this information and comply with ever evolving privacy regulations by assisting with compliance and responding to data incidents. For businesses looking to move into the European market, the firm has experience with businesses marketing and selling services and/or products into the UK and the EU and can assist with navigating the GDPR landscape to ensure compliance.

 

THE VISION

The Law Office of E.M. Cochran, LLC is a boutique transactional practice law firm which strives to provide its clients with competitive and efficient legal services at an economical rate. The Law Office of E.M. Cochran, LLC focuses its practice in the areas of business, real estate, private equity, and finance transaction.  

 

Although the firm is geographically based in the Denver metro area and Vail, Colorado, The Law Office of E.M. Cochran, LLC has a network of attorney relationships across the United States and in numerous countries across the globe. Such relationships ensure that clients will receive competent legal representation wherever they may reside or do business.

 

THE ATTORNEYS

E. Martin Cochran
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Tel: 303-909-5275

marty@emcochran.com

Marty Cochran was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in the small town of West Plains, Missouri. Mr. Cochran attended college at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia and Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from the Honor's College. Mr. Cochran then attended law school at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri where he received a Juris Doctorate. At the University of Missouri, Mr. Cochran was awarded the Allen H. Parke Award for Trial Advocacy and the University of Missouri Trial Practice Award. Mr. Cochran went on to earn an LL.M. (Master's in Law) in International Taxation and Finance from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

 

Prior to starting The Law Office of E.M. Cochran, LLC, Mr. Cochran spent nearly ten years as a partner and associate with the firm of Campbell Killin Brittan & Ray, LLC in Denver, Colorado representing a number of sophisticated clients in complex transactions. In addition, Mr. Cochran was previously a partner at the firm of Culpepper Cochran & Harris, LLC in Denver, Colorado and an associate at the law firm of Davis, Susan & Holder, LLC in Columbia, Missouri. While pursuing his LL.M., he was an extern with the Inland Revenue Department of New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand.

Mr. Cochran is admitted to practice in Missouri and Colorado and is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association.

When not helping his clients pursue their dreams and goals, Mr. Cochran enjoys spending time with his wife and son and the family dog, Bruno. Mr. Cochran is also an avid fly fisher, skier, snowboarder and outdoorsman.  

 

Mr. Cochran also serves on the Board of Directors for World Child Cancer USA, a charity focused on improving cancer diagnosis, treatment and care for children, and their families, across the developing world.

 

CONTACT

The Law Office of E.M. Cochran, LLC

MAILING ADDRESS

600 17th Street, Suite 2800 South

Denver, CO 80202

Fax: 303-500-1715
Tel:  303-909-5275

NOTE:  For all mail and deliveries, please use the Denver address above.  All meetings in the Denver, Golden, or Vail, Colorado areas are by appointment only.  

 

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THE ATTORNEYS

E. Martin Cochran
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Marty Cochran was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in the small town of West Plains, Missouri. Mr. Cochran attended college at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia and Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from the Honor's College. Mr. Cochran then attended law school at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri where he received a Juris Doctorate. At the University of Missouri, Mr. Cochran was awarded the Allen H. Parke Award for Trial Advocacy and the University of Missouri Trial Practice Award. Mr. Cochran went on to earn an LL.M. (Master's in Law) in International Taxation and Finance from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

 

Prior to starting The Law Office of E.M. Cochran, LLC, Mr. Cochran spent nearly ten years as a partner and associate with the firm of Campbell Killin Brittan & Ray, LLC in Denver, Colorado representing a number of sophisticated clients in complex transactions. In addition, Mr. Cochran was previously a partner at the firm of Culpepper Cochran & Harris, LLC in Denver, Colorado and an associate at the law firm of Davis, Susan & Holder, LLC in Columbia, Missouri. While pursuing his LL.M., he was an extern with the Inland Revenue Department of New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand.

Mr. Cochran is admitted to practice in Missouri and Colorado and is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association.

When not helping his clients pursue their dreams and goals, Mr. Cochran enjoys spending time with his wife and son and the family dog, Bruno. Mr. Cochran is also an avid fly fisher, skier, snowboarder and outdoorsman.  

 

Mr. Cochran also serves on the Board of Directors for World Child Cancer USA, a charity focused on improving cancer diagnosis, treatment and care for children, and their families, across the developing world.

Liam Norcup
Of Counsel

Tel:  720-429-7949

liam@emcochran.com

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Liam Norcup was born and raised in Stoke on Trent, England. Mr. Norcup attended college at Keele University in Newcastle under Lyme, England where he received a Bachelors’ Degree in Chemistry. Mr. Norcup obtained his doctorate in Chemistry at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France. Having decided a career in Chemistry was not for him, Mr. Norcup attended the University of Law, in Birmingham, England where he received his Graduate Diploma of Law. Prior to qualifying as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales; Mr Norcup attended Staffordshire University, in Stoke on Trent, England to attain his Legal Practice Course qualification.

 

Prior to joining The Law Office of E.M. Cochran, LLC, Mr. Norcup has spent the last six years working as General Counsel in the defence, construction and financial technology sectors; managing legal departments, assisting business sectors and understanding the importance of commercial legal advice. Prior to working as in-house counsel, Mr. Norcup worked in a large regional practice in the West Midlands, England and a boutique practice, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

 

Mr. Norcup has practiced law in England, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America and is admitted to practice in England & Wales, California and Colorado.

When not assisting his clients to achieve their goals, Mr. Norcup enjoys cooking, wine, hiking, golfing and watching sports.

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