Garfield & Hecht, P.C. was founded in 1975 by Ronald Garfield and Andrew Hecht. The firm has been rated AV by its peers, which is the highest possible rating. The firm has offices in Aspen, Avon, Basalt, Glenwood Springs, and Rifle. The firm serves local, regional and national clients, including major corporations and high profile individuals. The firm has a strong transactional and litigation practice. The litigation practice includes commercial, construction, domestic relations and products liability matters. The transactional practice includes real estate (including representing commercial and residential developers), lending, commercial law, business organizations, municipal and special district law, administrative law (with an emphasis on land use) and landlord/tenant matters.