Erik Jensen brings a strong business and pragmatic perspective to his practice assisting individuals, businesses and nonprofits with their federal, state and local tax issues. Erik frequently advises clients in a wide range of industries on tax-efficient structuring for business formations, capitalizations, mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and liquidations, and provides counsel on a variety of other tax and business needs. He has considerable experience in the area of state and local taxation and has represented clients in audits and litigation matters in numerous jurisdictions across the United States. 

In addition, Erik has significant experience working with joint ventures in a variety of industries and drafting their joint venture agreements and other documents related to their ongoing operations.

Erik also provides investors, developers and business owners with advice on tax, structuring and compliance issues relating to Opportunity Zone investments. He is a frequent lecturer on Opportunity Zones, having given presentations to audiences across Colorado and the country.

Prior to joining the firm, Erik worked as a tax associate at Baker Botts in Houston and as a tax and corporate associate at Otten Johnson in Denver. He also previously taught courses on Taxation of Property Transactions and Tax Research and Writing as an adjunct professor in the graduate tax program at the University of Denver Sturm School of Law.

In his pro bono practice, Erik helps 501(c)(3) organizations with their formation and application for tax exemption and counsels them in their ongoing tax-related compliance issues.