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 business and nonprofit clients with a broad variety of transactional and operational matters, including corporate law, governance and strategy; risk management; asset acquisitions and dispositions; financing transactions; real estate; and the protection and licensing of intellectual property. Mr. Kunstle also represents U.S. and international clients in cross-border transactions, compliance and regulatory 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
  • International Affairs Advisory Council of the Mayor and Colorado Springs City Council, Business and Industry Representative, 2005-2008
  • 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
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member

Representative Matters

  • Advising global and domestic businesses and nonprofit organizations regarding corporate governance, intellectual property protection and licensing, asset acquisitions and dispositions, cross-border business transactions and related regulatory and operational matters.  
  • Representing clients in a broad variety of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; conventional and tax-exempt financings; real estate; intellectual property protection, licensing and transfer; and export / import transactions.  
  • Negotiating operational agreements, including procurement arrangements; master service agreements, grant agreements, employment agreements; and software licensing arrangements. 
  • Assisting clients with the acquisition, development, financing and disposition of commercial real estate.
  • Structuring, documenting and implementing joint ventures, mergers, consolidations, spin-off transactions and other reorganizations.
  • Counseling business and nonprofit clients in executing organizational strategies and managing legal and operational risks.

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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