President – Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
President and founding partner of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Mr. Farber's practice encompasses corporate and partnership business transactions, public and private business transactions, acquisitions and mergers, real estate, business and contract transactions.
Mr. Farber's experience includes the representation of the ASCENT Corporation, former owner of the Denver Nuggets NBA franchise and the Colorado Avalanche NHL franchise, in connection with the Pepsi Center. In addition, Mr. Farber represented the Denver Broncos on the new football stadium. Mr. Farber currently represents ISC Corporation on its interest in bringing a NASCAR race to Colorado.
Actively involved in many political, charitable, and community causes, Mr. Farber is the founder and Chairman of the Board of the American Transplant Foundation. Mr. Farber is a member of the board of trustees for the Anti-Defamation League, Children's Diabetes Foundation, Race to Erase M.S. Foundation, and the Children's Hospital Foundation. Further, he is a board member for Citywide Banks, Denver Health Foundation, Aurora EDC and Alliance for Choice in Education (ACE) and is a Capital Campaign Chair for Denver Hospice.
Mr. Farber served as co-chair and a member of the executive committee of the Host Committee for the 2008 Democratic National Convention. He was chairman of former Colorado Governor Roy Romer's successful gubernatorial campaigns and was a member of the Site Advisory Committee for the 2000 Democratic National Convention. He served as co-chair for former Governor Bill Owens' College for Colorado.
Mr. Farber's past community involvement includes serving as chairman of the board of trustees of The Rose Health Care Systems, parent company of The Rose Medical Center, and chairman of The Rose Medical Center and the Rose Community Foundation, as well as serving on the board of directors for the University of Colorado Hospital Foundation. He was a member of the board of directors of the Allied Jewish Federation, functioning as campaign chairman in 1984 and 1985 and president in 1986. He served on the board of directors for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Denver Metro Chamber Foundation from 1997 to 2003. He also served on the board of trustees for the University of Denver and is immediate past chairman of the executive committee of Colorado Concern. Mr. Farber was appointed in 2003 by then Colorado Governor Bill Owens as a member of the Commission of Civil Service Reform.
In 2004, Mr. Farber received the Del Hock Lifetime Achievement Award from the Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce. In 2007, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award for Private Practice from the University of Colorado School of Law and the Barbara Davis High Hopes Award in recognition for his many contributions to the community and the Children's Diabetes Foundation. In 2008, he was honored as Businessperson of the Year by the Rocky Mountain News.