Moye White LLP
Dean Richardson is a trial lawyer at Moye White LLP in Denver, Colorado, with extensive litigation experience representing a variety of clients in cannabis, shareholder, commercial, trade secret, real estate and franchise disputes. Currently, Dean's primary focus is on assisting cannabis clients with business disputes. In 2018, Dean was named to The National Law Journal's inaugural list of 39 Cannabis Trailblazers. He is well versed in all phases of litigation, including negotiation, due diligence, pleadings, discovery, motions, mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeals. Prior to private practice, Dean interned at the appellate court level (Colorado Supreme Court) and clerked for two different trial courts (Colorado District Court; Maryland Circuit Court). He received his B.B.A. degree (Finance) from The George Washington University where he was a scholarship athlete on the Men's Swimming Team. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Denver College of Law where he graduated with the highest academic distinction, Order of Saint Ives. Mr. Richardson is licensed to practice law in Colorado, Maryland and the District of Columbia (as well as numerous federal jurisdictions throughout the country). He was selected as a Rising Star by Colorado Super Lawyer Magazine and 5280 Magazine four consecutive years (2012-2016), is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell (their highest ranking), and was selected as a Colorado Super Lawyer (2020-2021). Dean is also an advocate for local economies, local food (and farmers), and live music.