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Nathan S. Merrill

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Denver, CO

Goodspeed & Merrill
7800 E Union Ave, Suite 600
Denver, CO 80237
Phone: 720-473-7644
Fax: 720-473-7647
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (40%), Estate Planning & Probate (30%), Tax: Business (30%)
Attorney Profile

As a founding Partner at Goodspeed & Merrill, Mr. Merrill advises individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses with the many challenges they face, including choice of business entity and formation issues, the growth process, financing, general business matters, shareholder disputes, and business transactions such as asset and stock acquisitions and divestitures, and mergers.  Mr. Merrill uses his background in taxation to achieve the best outcome for clients, attending to each client's unique characteristics, goals and objectives.  Mr. Merrill also heads the firms Tax & Private Client Services practice where he advises individuals with respect to their estate planning needs, ranging from the creation of basic wills and trusts to insurance planning, and business succession planning.   These transactions range from the consolidation of ownership of closely held start up ventures, and equity raisings for growing businesses, to complete divestitures and public offerings in excess of $100 million.  Many of Mr. Merrill's clients are involved with real estate investment and development or simply desire to structure their real estate holdings to further their business goals or investment objectives.  Mr. Merrill also assists his clients in structuring to facilitate better risk management or operational management or integrate the client's holdings with their estate planning.

About Nathan S. Merrill

First Admitted: 2001, Missouri

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Chapter 30- Real Estate Businesses, Co-Author, Practioners Guide to Colorado Business Organizations, Colorado CLE


  • Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1997
  • Order of Barristers, 2001

Educational Background

  • University of Denver - Graduate Tax Program - LLM in Taxation, 2003
  • University of Utah; BS/BS Political Science/Communications, 1997

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Five Star Wealth Manager - Best in Client Satisfaction, 2011
  • Five Star Wealth Manager: Best in Client Satisfaction, 2010
  • Five Star Wealth Manager: Best in Client Satisfaction, 2009
  • Five Star Wealth Manager - Best in Client Satisfaction, 2012

Industry Groups

  • Colorado Management Society
  • Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Purposeful Planning Collaboration
  • Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council
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Office Location for Nathan S. Merrill

7800 E Union Ave
Suite 600
Denver, CO 80237

Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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