Kieran Lasater is Of Counsel at Sparkman + Foote LLP, where his practice focuses on Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property disputes, Marijuana law, as well as Auto and Powersports Dealer representation.
Kieran takes pride in representing his clients, which range from individuals to small and large companies, through counseling and in various disputes, including breach of contract, trademark disputes, trade secret claims, as well as before the Dealer Board, and in general business disputes. When engaged prior to litigation, Kieran counsels his clients in risk mitigation and avoidance, as well as dispute resolution, in an attempt to minimize exposure and expense.
If litigation is required, Kieran aggressively represents his clients in vindicating or defending their rights and interests in Colorado state courts, before the United States District Court for the District of Colorado and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeals Board. Kieran’s litigation experience includes breach of contract claims, trade secret claims, trademark disputes, real estate disputes, employment matters including non-compete and confidentiality disputes, libel, Colorado Consumer Protection Act claims, among many others.
In additional to practicing, Kieran has published numerous articles related to Marijuana law, as well as auto dealer law, and has presented continuing legal education programs in Colorado, Wyoming and Pennsylvania.
Kieran presently serves on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, and chairs the Mentoring Committee.
Kieran is a peer reviewed AV Preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubble, and has been named a Colorado Super Lawyer, Rising Star, from 2010-2016, an award reserved for 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 or practicing ten years or less. Kieran was also named a runner up in 2010 for Up and Coming Attorneys.
Kieran has a Bachelors of Science in Administration of Justice from the Pennsylvania State University, as well as a Minor in Sociology. Kieran additionally has a Juris Doctor form the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, where he was named to the Woolsack Honor Society (top 15% of class). During law school, Kieran served as a law clerk to a trial court judge for two years, as well as served as the Executive Editor of the Penn State International Law Review, where his comment, A Survey of the Domestic Approaches to Antitrust Taken by the OPEC Member Nations: Do They Practice What They Preach?, 23 PENN ST. INT’L L. REV. 413 (Fall 2004), was published.
In his free time, Kieran enjoys spending time with his family, dirt biking, snowboarding, hiking and running.