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Darian Mendez


555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Darian guides clients through a broad spectrum of complex IT, software, and technology related transactions.

Darian leverages a variety of both in-house and private practice experience in drafting and negotiating a broad range of agreements that protect clients' technology interests. He is adept at drafting vendor agreements, licensing agreements, MSAs, NDAs, SaaS agreements, and other supplemental third-party commercial contracts. Darian also advises on relevant policy and regulatory matters, including organizational formation/structure and corporate governance documents, tax matters involving M&A, and other corporate ventures. 

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Darian practiced at an Am Law 200 firm and in-house at CoBank, a banking cooperative and one of the largest private providers of credit to the U.S. rural economy. 


Intellectual Property Agreements 
  • Technology Agreements related to SaaS Platforms and Software Offerings
  • Intellectual Property Licenses
  • Joint Development Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Assignments 
Commercial Agreements 
  • Vendor Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Strategic Alliance Agreements
  • Professional Services Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Reseller Agreements
  • Sponsorship and Marketing Agreements 
Support of Corporate Transactions 
  • Asset Purchases and Sales for IP-focused Companies
  • Stock Purchases and Mergers (Buy-Side and Sell-Side) for IP-focused Companies
  • Secured Financings and Security Interests in Intellectual Property


Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • University of Colorado Law School Latino Law Student Association, Member 2015-2018, Vice President 2017-2018
  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society, 2015-Present

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