Kirk Ingebretsen has been practicing complex commercial litigation since his admission to the bar in 1981. He has handled class actions at both the trial and appellate levels and cases involving securities trading practices and compliance procedures, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, officer and director liability, corporate governance, insurance coverage, oil and gas, employment, trade secrets and covenants not to compete, antitrust and accountant professional liability. He also has an extensive background in both real estate transactions and litigation, including litigation and counseling regarding easements, severance of mineral and surface estates, development entitlements, landlord/tenant disputes, and quiet title issues. In addition, Kirk has experience defending personal injury and other tort claims. He has extensive arbitration experience, both as an advocate and as an arbitrator, with the National Association of Securities Dealers, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the American Arbitration Association. Kirk also has deep transactional experience, including representing financial institutions in drafting and revising loan documentation to ensure best practices and compliance with applicable laws.
Kirk taught “Business Transactions” for five years as an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado School of Law, a course he designed to teach transactional and litigation skills to third-year law students. He also serves on the faculty for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.