Snell & Wilmer's Denver Office Welcomes New Partners, Aubyn Krulish and Bill Ojile


DENVER – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that attorneys Aubyn Krulish and Bill Ojile have joined the firm’s Denver office. Krulish is a partner in the corporate and securities practice group, while Ojile is a partner in the firm’s special litigation and compliance practice group. 

“We are delighted to welcome Aubyn and Bill to our Denver office. Their collective background and experience will undoubtedly enhance our ability to serve clients in Colorado and across all our markets,” said Office Managing Partner, Jim Kilroy

In her practice, Krulish provides counsel on a wide range of business opportunities and challenges to companies of all sizes and in many industries. Her primary focus is mergers and acquisitions, however, Krulish’s broad corporate experience enables her to work with clients through all periods of a company’s lifecycle. Krulish provides her clients proactive and practical legal advice to address a wide range of legal needs customized to the goals of each organization. 

Prior to joining the firm, Krulish was the office managing attorney of the Denver office for a national firm for several years. She has acquired notable recognitions during her career, namely various Law Week Colorado Barrister’s Best mentions including Barrister’s Choice for Corporate Law in 2021, Barrister’s Choice for Mergers and Acquisitions in 2022, and People’s Choice for Corporate Law in 2020 and 2022. Additionally, 5280 Magazine recognized her as one of Denver’s Top Lawyers in Communications/Technology Law in 2021 and 2022. Krulish was also named by The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate Law in 2024 and for Mergers and Acquisitions Law from 2021 to 2024. She received her J.D. and her M.S. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and her B.A. from the University of Northern Colorado, where she graduated magna cum laude. 

With over 30 years of experience advising, counseling, and trying cases on behalf of companies, Ojile is trusted by senior management and boards of directors across companies of all sizes. Ojile has tried many cases to federal and state courts, arbitrators, and administrative agencies across the country, mostly dealing with issues in the higher education, telecommunications and insurance broker sectors. He brings an experienced and measured perspective to sophisticated legal, regulatory, and business issues. Valued for his understanding of business complexities and his ability to bring forth creative solutions to complicated issues, Ojile draws on his background leading the legal, regulatory, compliance, legislative, and human resources functions for multiple companies, which allows him to thoroughly understand and respond to a broad range of clients’ business needs regardless of industry. 

Ojile was previously a partner at Armstrong Teasdale LLP. Before joining his last firm, Ojile spent over 25 years working in various corporate legal departments, the last 15 years of which he was a general counsel to a publicly traded telecommunications carrier and multi-campus institution of higher education. Ojile was named by The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation and Communications Law from 2017 to 2024, and for Employment Law/Management in 2023 and 2024. He received his J.D. from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln College of Law, and his B.S. from the University of Nebraska, Omaha, where he graduated cum laude. 

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