Henry Baskerville is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses on white-collar criminal defense, complex commercial litigation, government contracts, construction law, and marijuana law. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, and has been given Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating of AV Preeminent.
White Collar & Investigations
In the white collar area, Henry handles both the defense at trial and appeal of
Henry has represented numerous individual and corporate clients in a wide variety of disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, fraudulent transfers, alter ego, trade secrets, restrictive covenants, False Claims Act claims (qui tam cases), breach of contract, franchise law, labor and employment disputes, insurance coverage, class action consumer cases, construction litigation, government contracting, securities and bankruptcy and receivership proceedings.
Henry has significant experience in government contracting. He has represented businesses in both civil and criminal investigations stemming from contracts those businesses signed with various governmental entities. He has conducted internal investigations stemming from issues with government contracts. Henry has assisted in the implementation of compliance programs designed to meet the requirements of various governmental contracts.
He has served as an outside general counsel or in an advisory capacity helping many small businesses. He has counseled companies on employment matters, contractual disputes, litigation, and has assisted with investigations from various state labor agencies. He also has helped companies re-write their contracts and internal policies to avoid future problems. He has counseled companies from a wide variety of industries that are as diverse as banks, e-commerce companies, vacation rental management businesses, physician practices and even golf courses.
Henry also has significant construction litigation experience. He has represented clients as diverse as multinational construction conglomerates to small local contractors in a wide variety of disputes. Henry has represented various contractors in litigation against the government and lower-tier subcontractors. At the beginning of his career, he worked for the City of Chicago Law Department in the Building and Land Use Litigation Division.
Henry also provides assistance to individuals and businesses in the legalized marijuana industry. He helps companies apply for and secure the necessary licenses to cultivate and dispense marijuana and its byproducts. In this area, Henry also provides general business advice, as well as guidance on state and federal regulations governing the operation of legalized marijuana businesses and the solicitation of and contracting with investors and other business partners. Henry also has represented clients in various enforcement proceedings brought by the Marijuana Enforcement Division of the Colorado Department of Revenue and Colorado Attorney General's office.
Henry currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Mile High Youth Corps. He also is a member of the Board’s Development Committee.Henry is a member of the Advancement Committee of the Board of Directors of the International School of Denver.