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Amos Barclay

Of Counsel

1800 Broadway, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302

Amos Barclay advises companies of all sizes, from small start-ups to venture-backed growth stage companies to public companies in the Fortune 500.

His practice focuses on venture financing and capital raising opportunities for smaller companies, capital markets for public companies, and mergers and acquisitions and strategic exit opportunities in both arenas. Clients look to Amos to provide level-headed, business-oriented advice, from a lawyer who enjoys what he does every day. 

Mergers and Acquisitions: Amos provides insight, structural advice, and negotiation skills to businesses seeking to undergo strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, asset purchases and dispositions, and joint ventures. 

Capital Markets Expertise: Amos advises companies on securities offerings, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, and private placements, and is well-versed in navigating the federal and state securities laws and exchange rules in helping clients achieve their goals.

Venture Financing and Emerging Growth Counsel: Amos serves as primary outside counsel to several growth stage and venture-backed companies in Colorado’s start-up ecosystem.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Amos was a corporate attorney at an international law firm in New York.


Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Strategic Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Asset Purchases and Sales
  • Tender Offers
  • Financings and Restructurings
  • Joint Ventures
Venture Capital
  • Seed Round Financing
  • Growth Stage Financing
  • Entity Formation and Governance
Securities and Capital Markets
  • Debt and Equity Financing
  • Follow-on Offerings
  • Financial Reporting and Disclosures
  • Initial Public Offerings 
  • NYSE and NASDAQ Listing Advice
  • Private Placements
  • Securities Law Compliance and Governance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Client Results

  • Yampa Valley Medical Center integration into UCHealth system, valued at $230 million.

  • Stillwater Mining Company merger with Sibanye Gold Limited, valued at $2.2 billion.

  • Corporate restructuring of mixed martial arts promotions company.

  • Public offering of $500 million in new Senior Notes, and related tender offer for and redemption of $350 million in outstanding Senior Notes for SM Energy.

  • Public offering of $725 million in new Senior Notes for DCP Midstream Partners.

  • At-the-Market offering program totaling $500 million in common units for DCP Midstream Partners.

  • $350 million debt restructuring and related acquisition of Oxford Resource Partners by Westmoreland Coal Company.

  • Advised investors and startup companies on multiple venture capital bridge and preferred stock financings.
  • Advised hotel REIT in $150 million initial public offering of common shares of beneficial interest.

  • Advised underwriters in $224 million initial public offering of common stock by industrial property REIT.

  • Follow-on public offerings of debt and equity securities in the consumer products, restaurant and real estate industries totaling over $40 billion.

  • Regularly advise multiple NYSE and NASDAQ-listed companies regarding SEC periodic reporting and compliance with listing requirements.

Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Securities & Corporate Finance, 2012, 2013, 2016

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • The Growe Foundation, Board of Trustees

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