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Arthur Ferguson, Jr.

Of Counsel

600 East Main Street, Suite 104, Aspen, CO 81611

With more than 30 years experience working in the areas of resort and recreation development, Arthur provides his clients seasoned legal counsel on virtually every type of issue associated with developing land for planned unit developments and recreational and resort projects.

His recreational focus has been primarily on ski resort services and development and associated golf properties and resorts.

Arthur's deep involvement in this arena and his unique command of the legal and practical issues presented by complex land use projects make him a valuable advocate for his clients. Several ski recreation associations recognize the value of Arthur's broad experience and look to him for assistance. He serves as Special Counsel to Colorado Ski Country U.S.A. and has worked on behalf of the National Ski Areas Association and the Rocky Mountain Lift Association.

Arthur oversees and performs legal work in the areas of annexation and annexation agreements, land use and zoning processes and approvals, 1041 hearings and approvals, the use and formation of special districts and associated election matters, water rights and water supply and waste water service contracts, easements, affordable housing, wildlife issues, wildland fire issues, transportation issues, and the negotiation of the mitigation of development impacts.

Arthur also has performed work in connection with the broader recreational industry including base area developments of hotel, condominium, retail, and residential components, sponsorship contracts, television agreements, FIS and USSA agreements, trademarks, professional athlete agreements, ticket disclaimers, marketing plan review, advertising agency contracts, merchandising contracts, lift agreements, construction and facilities maintenance agreements, maintenance equipment purchase agreements, waivers and releases, environmental issues, rental contracts, restaurant lease agreements, labor relations, tax benefits, and ad valorem tax matters.

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Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Member, Boards of Directors, Tenth Mountain Division Hut Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Alfred F. Braun Hut System
  • Member, Board of Directors, American Mountain Guides Association
  • Past Chairman, Association of Ski Defense Attorneys
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