Chuong M. Le

Managing Partner

Biography

Chuong Le represents clients in the areas of private client services, corporate law, and cross-border transactions. He has represented individuals and multi-generational families in legacy planning, public and private foundations, charitable giving and tax planning. Chuong has also represented domestic and international companies during startup and formation, corporate restructures, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, import and export, and provided counsel to companies entering emerging markets, restructures, succession planning and growth strategies. He has also represented companies in various phases of real estate holdings and investments. Chuong emphasizes providing his clients with personal attention and an innovative and comprehensive approach to helping them meet their business and legal needs. He is dedicated to understanding the challenges that clients face on a regular basis and working closely with them to assist in achieving their goals.

Representative Experiences
  • Represented a corporation in multinational expansion
  • Represent clients in various real estate matters, including landlord/tenant issues, development, acquisition, structures and taxes
  • Advised clients on acquisition and sale of multi-million dollar company, including obtaining collateral and perfecting security interest for third-party loans, drafting of asset purchase agreements, promissory notes, security agreements, consulting agreements, leases and pledge agreements
  • Provided cultural and linguistic perspective in resolving real estate venture dispute in Viet Nam with team of attorneys
  • Advise startup companies on corporate structure, disclosure and privacy statements, shareholder agreements and redemption agreements involving shareholders and investors
  • Represent foreign clients in immigration and business transactions in the U.S.
  • Advise corporate clients in the areas of formation, joint ventures, contracts, real estate and taxes Private Client Services and Tax Strategies
  • Represent U.S. and foreign clients on wealth and tax strategies in U.S. and foreign jurisdictions
  • Counsel diverse clients utilizing culturally relevant methods on legacy planning and disposition and protection of assets through qualified terminable interest property trusts, power of appointment trusts, generation skipping trusts and special needs trusts
  • Represent clients on wealth and privacy strategies utilizing tax and corporate structures
  • Colorado Employee Ownership Office at the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), Governor Appointment, Commission Member
  • Hope Communities, Board of Directors, President
  • US Vietnam Council, Board Member
  • Colorado Lawyer Trust Account Foundation, Former President
  • Brighton Economic Development Corporation, Former Board Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado, Former President
  • Asian Real Estate Association of America – Denver County and Ventura County Chapters, Former Member
  • Dragonboat Festival – Former Board Chair
  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • Is the Billable Hour Mandate Holding Us Back?” Author, Colorado Lawyer (June 2024)
  • What Now? A Discussion on the Post-NAR Settlement Implications for Real Estate Professionals,” Speaker, Exploring the Power of Real Estate and Networking for Legacy Building Event (March 2024)
  • The Business Side Of Law: Chuong Le Of 3i Law On 5 Things You Need To Create Or Lead A Successful Law Firm,” Published Interview, Authority Magazine (February 21, 2024)
  • “What Every Consumer Should Know About Legal Services,” Featured Guest, Fox5 DC (December 23, 2023)
  • “Roadblocks to Partnership for Diverse Attorneys and the Impact on Legal Accessibility,” Moderator (December 12, 2023)
  • “Barriers to Competent Representation of Diverse and Underserved Populations and Strategies and Resources to Mitigate Bias,” Author and Presenter, 15th Annual Rocky Mountain Elder Law Retreat (August 26, 2023)
  • “Hanging Your Shingle – Successfully Launching and Running Your Own Practice: The Essential Guide,” Speaker, CBA-CLE (August 18, 2023)
  • “Colorado Pivots 2023: A Forum for Small and Medium Businesses,” Moderator, 3i Law and Bank of Montreal Event (April 2023)
  • “Estate Planning – Key Considerations for All Phases of Life,” Speaker, New Direction Trust Company Webinar (May 17, 2022)
  • “Landlord and Tenant Law: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly,” Speaker, Real Estate Investor Success Summit (October 16, 2021)
  • “Estate Planning – Leaving Your Legacy,” Speaker, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies (November 18, 2019)
  • “ARIA Paves the Way for US Reengagement with Asia,” Author, Law360 (July 9, 2019)
  • Doing Business in Vietnam Symposium, Moderator, Snell & Wilmer event (April 19, 2019)
  • “This Big Law Lateral Wants to Build a Colorado-Vietnam Business Pipeline,” Profiled, The American Lawyer (September 19, 2018)
  • Joint Ventures and Teaming Arrangements, Speaker, PSA TEC, Westminster, Colorado (May 9, 2017)
  • Speaker on various legal topics, Small Business Development Center, Westminster, Colorado (annual presentation, 2015-2018)
  • Modern Considerations in Estate Planning, Presentation (various locations) Estate Planning Basics, Presentation (various locations)

Education

University of Denver
(L.L.M., Taxation, 2013)

University of Colorado at Denver
(School of Public Affairs, Leadership Development, 2008)

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
(J.D., 2003)

The Colorado College
(B.A., Political Science, 2000)

American University
(Foreign Policy Program, 1998)

Bar Admissions

Colorado

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of Colorado

United States District Court, District of Colorado

United States Tax Court

Representative Experiences
  • Represented a corporation in multinational expansion
  • Represent clients in various real estate matters, including landlord/tenant issues, development, acquisition, structures and taxes
  • Advised clients on acquisition and sale of multi-million dollar company, including obtaining collateral and perfecting security interest for third-party loans, drafting of asset purchase agreements, promissory notes, security agreements, consulting agreements, leases and pledge agreements
  • Provided cultural and linguistic perspective in resolving real estate venture dispute in Viet Nam with team of attorneys
  • Advise startup companies on corporate structure, disclosure and privacy statements, shareholder agreements and redemption agreements involving shareholders and investors
  • Represent foreign clients in immigration and business transactions in the U.S.
  • Advise corporate clients in the areas of formation, joint ventures, contracts, real estate and taxes Private Client Services and Tax Strategies
  • Represent U.S. and foreign clients on wealth and tax strategies in U.S. and foreign jurisdictions
  • Counsel diverse clients utilizing culturally relevant methods on legacy planning and disposition and protection of assets through qualified terminable interest property trusts, power of appointment trusts, generation skipping trusts and special needs trusts
  • Represent clients on wealth and privacy strategies utilizing tax and corporate structures
  • Colorado Employee Ownership Office at the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), Governor Appointment, Commission Member
  • Hope Communities, Board of Directors, President
  • US Vietnam Council, Board Member
  • Colorado Lawyer Trust Account Foundation, Former President
  • Brighton Economic Development Corporation, Former Board Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado, Former President
  • Asian Real Estate Association of America – Denver County and Ventura County Chapters, Former Member
  • Dragonboat Festival – Former Board Chair
  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • Is the Billable Hour Mandate Holding Us Back?” Author, Colorado Lawyer (June 2024)
  • What Now? A Discussion on the Post-NAR Settlement Implications for Real Estate Professionals,” Speaker, Exploring the Power of Real Estate and Networking for Legacy Building Event (March 2024)
  • The Business Side Of Law: Chuong Le Of 3i Law On 5 Things You Need To Create Or Lead A Successful Law Firm,” Published Interview, Authority Magazine (February 21, 2024)
  • “What Every Consumer Should Know About Legal Services,” Featured Guest, Fox5 DC (December 23, 2023)
  • “Roadblocks to Partnership for Diverse Attorneys and the Impact on Legal Accessibility,” Moderator (December 12, 2023)
  • “Barriers to Competent Representation of Diverse and Underserved Populations and Strategies and Resources to Mitigate Bias,” Author and Presenter, 15th Annual Rocky Mountain Elder Law Retreat (August 26, 2023)
  • “Hanging Your Shingle – Successfully Launching and Running Your Own Practice: The Essential Guide,” Speaker, CBA-CLE (August 18, 2023)
  • “Colorado Pivots 2023: A Forum for Small and Medium Businesses,” Moderator, 3i Law and Bank of Montreal Event (April 2023)
  • “Estate Planning – Key Considerations for All Phases of Life,” Speaker, New Direction Trust Company Webinar (May 17, 2022)
  • “Landlord and Tenant Law: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly,” Speaker, Real Estate Investor Success Summit (October 16, 2021)
  • “Estate Planning – Leaving Your Legacy,” Speaker, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies (November 18, 2019)
  • “ARIA Paves the Way for US Reengagement with Asia,” Author, Law360 (July 9, 2019)
  • Doing Business in Vietnam Symposium, Moderator, Snell & Wilmer event (April 19, 2019)
  • “This Big Law Lateral Wants to Build a Colorado-Vietnam Business Pipeline,” Profiled, The American Lawyer (September 19, 2018)
  • Joint Ventures and Teaming Arrangements, Speaker, PSA TEC, Westminster, Colorado (May 9, 2017)
  • Speaker on various legal topics, Small Business Development Center, Westminster, Colorado (annual presentation, 2015-2018)
  • Modern Considerations in Estate Planning, Presentation (various locations) Estate Planning Basics, Presentation (various locations)

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