Vincent J. Luparell

Associate

Denver, Colorado

Phone: 303.299.8075

Fax:

VLuparell@shermanhoward.com

Education

  • Master of Laws (Tax), University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2018
  • Juris Doctor, University of Montana School of Law, 2017
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Finance, Economics, Montana State University, 2009

Vince is a business attorney who focuses on a wide range of corporate law matters, including formation and structuring, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and taxable consequences of business transactions. His counsel also covers all aspects of general counsel work as well, providing advice to entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and boards of directors. He often advises on a broad range of tax matters, including federal income tax, partnership tax, corporate tax, property tax, state and local tax, and general business tax planning, to clients ranging from startups to later stage companies.

Vince’s desire to serve his community led him to join Denver Active 20-30 Children’s Foundation in 2018. Vince serves as the Raffle Chair and advises the Boards on a wide range of legal and business issues with his 2020 appointment as General Counsel.

Experience

  • Provided legal opinions regarding federal income tax, corporate tax, partnership tax, property tax, international tax, employment tax, and state and local tax.
  • Prepared organizational documents for corporations, sole proprietorships, limited liability companies, partnerships, and nonprofits.
  • Advised deal team of taxable consequences on business transactions.
  • Reviewed, negotiated, and advised on NDAs, LOIs, invention agreements, purchase agreements, and other commercial contracts.
  • Litigated 25+ cases involving insurance defense, partnership matters, and corporate disputes.
  • Represented the IRS during collection due process in a variety of tax controversy matters.
  • Prosecuted ten bench trials and one jury trial.
  • Delivered opening and closing statements, conducted direct and cross examinations, qualified expert witnesses, interviewed witnesses, created trial notebooks, crafted jury instructions.

Professional Activities

  • Denver Active 20-30 Children’s Foundation
    • General Counsel (2020-present)
    • Raffle Chair