James Linfield

Senior Counsel

Jim’s entire career has been focused on working with entrepreneurs and the investors who back them. He represents public and private technology companies and venture capital and private equity funds in public and private financings, mergers and acquisitions and strategic alliances.

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  • Vesey Ventures Announces $78 Million Debut Fund 

  • KemPharm Completes its IPO 

  • NewLink Genetics Signs $1 Billion Deal with Genentech for Cancer Drug Research & Development 


    Skiing, cycling, golf and fly fishing

  • Harvard Law School
    JD, magna cum laude, 1980

  • Harvard University
    AB, magna cum laude, 1977

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association

  • Colorado Bar Association

  • University of Colorado Foundation - former Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • BioFrontiers Institute - Boards of Advisors

  • Colorado Cleantech Industry Association – Executive Committee

  • Fitzsimons Innovations - Board of Directors

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A

    Best Lawyers in America: Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, Venture Capital Law

    Best Lawyers in America: Lawyer of the Year - Mergers & Acquisitions (2021)