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 a broad variety of business transactions, including corporate law matters, asset acquisitions and dispositions, financing transactions, real estate and the protection and licensing of intellectual property. Mr. Kunstle also represents US and international clients in cross-border business transactions and related 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, Board of Directors, Vice-Chair, 2014-16, 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
  • El Paso County and Colorado Bar Associations, Member

Representative Matters

  • Representation of buyers and sellers in various purchase and sale transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, acquisition and development of commercial real estate,  and the transfer of intellectual property rights.
  • Representation of international investors in restructuring of commercial real estate development  partnership and related indebtedness.
  • Representation of lenders in conventional and tax-exempt commercial real estate and asset-based financings, including construction and development loans and working capital lines of credit.
  • Representation of national resort developer with acquisition, financing and development of hotel and water park resort.
  • Advising lenders in negotiation of workout transactions and liquidation of commercial real estate and other loan collateral.
  • Representation of nonprofit organizations and charitable foundations regarding corporate governance and exempt organization 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.  

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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