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Chuong M. Le

Chuong M. Le

Partner| Denver


Chuong Le represents clients in the areas of wealth strategies, corporate law and cross-border transactions. He has represented individuals and multi-generational families in legacy planning, public and private foundations, charitable giving and tax planning. Chuong has also represented domestic and international companies during startup and formation, corporate restructures, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, import and export, and provided counsel to companies entering emerging markets, restructures, succession planning and growth strategies. He has also represented companies in various phases of real estate holdings and investments. Chuong emphasizes providing his clients with personal attention and an innovative and comprehensive approach to helping them meet their business and legal needs. He is dedicated to understanding the challenges that clients face on a regular basis and working closely with them to assist in achieving their goals.

  • Represented a corporation in multinational expansion
  • Represent clients in various real estate matters, including landlord/tenant issues, development, acquisition, structures and taxes
  • Advised clients on acquisition and sale of multi-million dollar company, including obtaining collateral and perfecting security interest for third-party loans, drafting of asset purchase agreements, promissory notes, security agreements, consulting agreements, leases and pledge agreements
  • Provided cultural and linguistic perspective in resolving real estate venture dispute in Viet Nam with team of attorneys
  • Advise startup companies on corporate structure, disclosure and privacy statements, shareholder agreements and redemption agreements involving shareholders and investors
  • Represent foreign clients in immigration and business transactions in the U.S.
  • Advise corporate clients in the areas of formation, joint ventures, contracts, real estate and taxes   Private Client Services and Tax Strategies
  • Represent U.S. and foreign clients on wealth and tax strategies in U.S. and foreign jurisdictions
  • Counsel diverse clients utilizing culturally relevant methods on legacy planning and disposition and protection of assets through qualified terminable interest property trusts, power of appointment trusts, generation skipping trusts and special needs trusts
  • Represent clients on wealth and privacy strategies utilizing tax and corporate structures
  • University of Denver (L.L.M., Taxation, 2013)
  • University of Colorado at Denver, School of Public Affairs (Leadership Development, 2008)
  • Sturm College of Law, University of Denver (J.D., 2004)
    • Denver Journal of International Law, Sutton Colloquium Editor
    • Jessup International Law Moot Court Team, Team Captain
  • The Colorado College (B.A., Political Science, 2000)
    • Emphasis on Asian Studies
  • American University (Foreign Policy Program, 1998)
  • Colorado Vietnam Cooperation Council (2017-present)
    • Board Chair
  • Colorado Lawyer Trust Account Foundation (2017-present)
    • Board Member
  • Colorado Bar Association (2017-present)
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee, Board Member
  • Asian Real Estate Association of American, Denver Chapter (2016-present)
    • Board Member
  • Brighton Economic Development Corporation (2008-present)
    • Board Member
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado (2006-present)
    • Former President
  • Nurture Project International (2016-present)
    • Legal Advisor to the Board of Directors
  • Asian Chamber of Commerce
  • Denver Asian Pacific American Commission (Mayoral Appointment) (2012-2014)
    • Commissioner
  • "This Big Law Lateral Wants to Build a Colorado-Vietnam Business Pipeline," Profiled, The American Lawyer (September 19, 2018)
  • Joint Ventures and Teaming Arrangements, Speaker, PSA TEC, Westminster, Colorado (May 9, 2017)
  • Speaker on various legal topics, Small Business Development Center, Westminster, Colorado (annual presentation,  2015-2018)
  • Modern Considerations in Estate Planning, Presentation (various locations)
  • Estate Planning Basics, Presentation (various locations)
  • 3iLaw, Denver, Colorado, Shareholder (2011-2018)
  • Katz, Look and Onorato, P.C., Denver, Colorado, Attorney (2006-2011)
  • Travelers Insurance Company, Greenwood Village, Colorado, Associate Account Executive (2000-2001)
  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • Colorado
  • Supreme Court of Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado