John Daskam

PARTNER

John Daskam joined Milgrom & Daskam as a Partner in January 2019. His practice is focused on both real estate and corporate law.  His real estate practice includes acquisitions and dispositions, landlord-tenant matters, leasing, financing, development, and contract preparation and negotiation.

John’s corporate law practice encompasses the formation and maintenance of corporations, general and limited partnerships, and limited liability companies, debt and equity financing, corporate structuring and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and private placement of securities, including regulatory filings and preparation of private placement investment memoranda.

John strives to balance the practice of law with significant involvement in local community organizations and an active outdoor personal life.  He sits on the board of directors and is general counsel for Burning Through Pages, a local non-profit fostering a community of avid readers and inspired thinkers by providing literature, resources, and time to youth organizations.

He is also on the board of directors of Sharing Connexion, an organization devoted to sharing its real estate expertise with nonprofits to empower their ability and capacity to serve their missions.

John enjoys playing golf, flyfishing, and is a Colorado sports enthusiast. He and his wife Amanda are Colorado natives and, along with their twin boys, Lucas & Liam, live in the Applewood neighborhood in Golden.

He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado in Boulder and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Denver.

FOCUS AREAS

Developing and protecting Intellectual Property

Working with Startups and/or High-Growth companies

Creating Intellectual Property Strategies

Articles

Real Estate Law

Giving Back to the Community: Getting to Know Sharing Connexion

In January 2017, I joined the board of Sharing Connexion, Inc. (“SCI”), a non-profit organization founded by Ed Anderson, a real estate professional with 30+ years’ experience in acquisition, management, finance, and joint venture. SCI is devoted to sharing its collective real estate expertise with other non-profits and affordable housing organizations to empower their ability and capacity to support their missions. We aid our community partners by maximizing their real estate portfolios through funding assistance for existing facilities ensuring long term sustainability Additionally, we educate on the structure of donated real estate gifts to obtain the most favorable outcomes. SCI is committed to the long-term viability of affordable housing, and has created an impact fund which is used when “at-risk” projects are identified (those where displacement may occur based upon the loss or expiration of an affordable component (e.g. land use or rent restrictions)) to provide options to achieve long-term affordability.

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Real Estate Law

Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions: Key Considerations

When considering a real estate acquisition, prospective buyers will face a host of issues that must be vetted to ensure the transaction is successfully executed. This blog post will focus on a few of the key considerations during this process.

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Entrepreneur & Startup

Understanding the LLC Structure: Key Considerations for Operating Agreements

Limited liability companies (“LLCs”) offer individuals a lot of flexibility when starting a new business while also providing the benefit of limited liability related to personal assets or assets that exist outside of the company structure. The LLC has become a favorite for forming new ventures due to its unique structure and single-level tax implications. However, when forming a new LLC, there are some key considerations to keep in mind related to its main governing document, the Operating Agreement (“OA”).

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