Ben Delanghe

PARTNER & SENIOR LITIGATION COUNSEL

University of Western Ontario (B.A.C.S.) 2005

University of Windsor (Canada) Law School, 2008

University of Colorado (Boulder) School of Law U.S. J.D., 2011

Ben Delanghe joins the firm as Senior Litigation Counsel to assist clients in business matters including complex commercial litigation, real estate disputes, construction disputes, and creditors’ rights. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ben was an associate at an AmLaw 100 firm and a top-rated Denver litigation firm where he represented private and publicly traded companies in franchise litigation, municipal land use planning disputes, commercial contract litigation and large financing/debt disputes.

Ben is admitted to practice and handles cases in Colorado state and federal courts and numerous federal jurisdictions.  He is also admitted to practice in his home province of Ontario, Canada which offers our cannabis industry clients a significant advantage for those seeking to enter the newly-legalized Canadian market. 

Ben graduated 10th in his class from the University of Windsor (Canada) Law School in 2008 and after practicing for a few years on Bay Street in Toronto, went on to obtain his U.S. J.D. in 2011 from the University of Colorado (Boulder) School of Law.  Mr. Delanghe was named a Super Lawyer Rising Star by Colorado Super Lawyers magazine in 2016 and 2018, an honor bestowed upon only 3.5% of qualifying attorneys in the state.

In his spare time, Ben can be found hiking with his Great Pyrenees Odin or skinning up a mountain trying to find that perfect backcountry powder stash. 

PUBLISHED ORDERS AND OPINIONS

Martinez v. Hartford Underwriters Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67635 (D. Colo. May 15, 2014); Martinez v. Hartford Underwriters Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 142195, 2014 WL 4968293 (D. Colo. Oct. 6, 2014).

Woodstock v. Boyd, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 34299 (D. Colo. Feb. 25, 2014); Woodstock v. Boyd, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 34296 (D. Colo. Mar. 17, 2014).

People v. Hoskin, 2016 CO 63, 380 P.3d 130, 2016 Colo. LEXIS 976 (Colo. 2016).

PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE MATERIALS

Swimming in the Titanic’s Wake: What Reactionary Regulation Means For Industry, presented at the Federation of Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Annual Meeting in Munich, Germany

Jurisdiction and Forum Issues in Canada, presented at the 2010 Practising Law Institute International Litigation Conference in New York