Allan L. Hale
Allan Hale’s practice concentrates on commercial litigation, construction litigation and real estate litigation, with particular emphasis on eminent domain, land use and valuation disputes. He has extensive experience in complex commercial dispute resolution and litigation on behalf of lenders and financial institutions, developers and contractors, and residential and commercial property owners.
After obtaining his undergraduate degree from Harvard, Allan joined the personal staff of U.S. Senator Gary Hart (D-Colo.) in Washington, D.C., where he worked as a legislative assistant on energy, natural resource and transportation issues. In 1981 and 1982, Mr. Hale worked on oil shale development and energy impact issues as Director of Senator Hart’s Western Slope Office in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Upon completion of his J.D. from The University of Denver, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Denver University Law Review, Mr. Hale joined the Denver law firm of Davis, Graham & Stubbs. He practiced in that firm’s commercial litigation and bankruptcy practice group and became a partner at Davis Graham in 1992. In March of 1993, Mr. Hale became one of the founding partners of Hale Westfall.
Eminent Domain | Land Use
Our eminent domain attorneys represent clients across the State in all aspects of condemnation proceedings and in a variety of factual contexts. Our clients include private landowners who wish to protect their property rights and secure just compensation for their property, as well as developers and public entities that seek counseling in order to ensure the condemnation process is pursued in an appropriate and legally supported manner.
From water rights to valuation challenges, leasehold disputes to construction contracts, our team also represents real estate developers, resort operators, private landowners, and financial institutions on a variety of complex real estate dealings and land use disputes. Our multi-disciplinary approach, collaborative skills, and ability to balance and merge competing interests are well-suited for resolution of large-scale development projects, as well as discreet private property concerns.