J. Kemper Will is a founder and attorney with the 27-attorney, Denver area law firm of Burns, Figa and Will, P.C. The firm’s main areas of practice are commercial and environmental litigation, business transactions, water rights, real estate development, natural resources and environmental law. Mr. Will, who heads the firm’s Environment Group, has handled environmental, real estate and natural resources matters for over thirty years. He has been involved in hundreds of impaired property transactions, complex litigation and numerous corporate transactions, including acquisitions. He is recognized as a top environmental lawyer, including repeated listings in Best Lawyers in America and Colorado Superlawyers.
Mr. Will also is President of Columbine Strategics LLC, a Denver firm specializing in project development and management consulting. Columbine Strategics LLC has assisted cities and developers with visioning, planning and energizing underperforming urban areas and properties and is involved in precious metals mining projects.
Mr. Will’s employment experience includes seven years as an Environmental Protection Agency attorney in Washington, D.C. and Denver, Colorado. Mr. Will has received degrees from Spring Hill College (Undergraduate, Biology and Philosophy), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Masters, Biology and Education) and Georgetown University (Law).
Mining Joint Venture with Hecla Mining Co. — Created silver mining joint venture.