John E. Moye - Moye White LLP

John E. Moye

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1993
Phone: 303-292-7900

A respected attorney, professor, lecturer, writer, expert witness, and advisor, John has built a thriving law firm with acumen, creativity, and a commitment to excellence. With hands-on experience in business planning, formation, and financing, John brings skill, objectivity, and passion to representation of his corporate clientele.

From winning the Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year award from both the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations during the 1980s to an Award of Merit, the highest award of the Colorado Bar Association in 2005, John has remained at the forefront of the legal field. Throughout a career spanning more than three decades, John has counseled clients in all facets of business law—from corporate structure, strategy, and operations to mergers, expansions, and recapitalizations. He frequently advises clients and participants, including buyers, sellers, investors, boards, and committees in various acquisition transactions, divestitures, IPOs, and all types of business-related contracts.

As a savvy businessman and expert on professional ethics and responsibility, John guides clients, including other law firms, on establishment and implementation of risk management protocols to minimize risk, potential for litigation, malpractice, and negligence claims.

John also drafts agreements, negotiates purchase and sale arrangements, and provides representation under the Uniform Commercial Code for clients involved in secured transactions, purchase and sale of tangible goods, investment securities, and negotiable instruments.

A respected professor and lecturer with a legendary energetic personality, John has taught more than 500,000 law students on bar review subjects and thousands of bank loan officers on how to properly document loans. He has written a dozen books and numerous articles, and has lectured extensively for the Professional Education Group, West Professional Training Programs, and the National Center for Continuing Legal Education.

John’s commitments extend to dozens of nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Numerous chairmanships, directorships, memberships, and presidencies have given John a well-rounded perspective on the world.

Office Location

16 Market Square, Sixth Floor
1400 Sixteenth Street
Denver, CO 80202-1486
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Denver Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Governance Law of the Denver Metro Area2010 Lawyer of the Year in Mergers and Acquisitions Law of the Denver Metro Area2009 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Denver Metro Area
John E. Moye has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!John E. Moye has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!John E. Moye has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!John E. Moye has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2009!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law (Acquisition Finance, Asset-Based Lending, Bankruptcy and Workouts, Closely-Held Businesses, Commercial Finance, Corporate Governance, Debt Finance, Finance, Joint Ventures, Loan Documentation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructurings)
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law (Acquisition Finance, Banking, Business Planning, Closely-Held Businesses, Commercial, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation, Financial Services, General Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Transactions, Venture Capital)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Banking, Business Planning, Emerging Business, Joint Ventures, Private, Private Equity, Private Placements, Securities, Transactions)