David P. Kunstle

David P. Kunstle

dkunstle@lrrc.com vCard
719.386.3070 fax
90 South Cascade Avenue
Suite 1100
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Mr. Kunstle assists clients with various transactional and operational matters, including corporate law; governance and strategy; stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions; mergers, acquisitions and other reorganizations; acquisition, development and leasing of commercial real estate; equity and debt financing transactions; and the protection and licensing of intellectual property. Mr. Kunstle also advises U.S. and international clients regarding cross-border transactions, regulatory compliance and risk management matters.

Professional Experience

  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP (legacy firm Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP), 2006-Present
  • Holme Roberts & Owen, LLP, Denver, CO and Munich, Germany, 1999-2004
  • Law Clerk, Supreme Court of Colorado, Honorable Chief Justice Anthony F. Vollack, 1997–1998

Languages: German

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Advisory Board, 2013-present
  • German American Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2006-present
  • El Paso County Planning Commission, 2006-2009
  • Honorary State of Colorado Investment Representative, Munich, Germany, 2003-2004
  • Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program, Germany, 1998-1999
  • Zimbabwe Ministry of Education, English Instructor, 1992-1994

Representative Matters

  • Advising global and domestic clients and their executive management regarding corporate governance and strategy; asset acquisitions and dispositions; commercial real estate matters; intellectual property protection and licensing; cross-border transactions and various regulatory and operational matters.
  • Acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of commercial real estate, including sale and lease-back transactions, land-use and regulatory matters, master lease arrangements, and due diligence investigations.
  • Structuring, documenting and implementing mergers and acquisitions, consolidations, joint ventures, spin-off transactions and other reorganizations.
  • Assisting clients with a broad variety of financing transactions, including real estate-based financings; commercial loan transactions; and private placements of equity and debt.
  • Operational agreements, including procurement arrangements; master service and other vendor agreements; grant agreements; and software and technology licensing arrangements.
  • Protecting and licensing trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property globally and domestically.
  • Assisting clients with human resource matters, including employment agreements; executive compensation approvals; and incentive compensation arrangements.
  • Advising boards of directors and executive management on governance and strategy matters.
  • Cross-border matters, including brand and intellectual property protection; personnel matters; privacy and data protection; and market expansion.


Other Info


J.D., Duke University School of Law, 1997, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif
B.A., Stanford University, 1991

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 1997

Court Admissions

Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Court of Appeals
Colorado State Judicial District Courts