May 30, 2017
The Denver office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, hosted a historic Governors’ Forum May 25 bringing together five of Colorado’s governors for the first time to discuss their perspective on issues impacting Colorado.
“We are honored to have Colorado’s five living governors speak to us about their role in leading our great state,” said Brian Duffy, shareholder and Chief Executive Officer of Greenberg Traurig. “Together, they served for more than 40 years, during a span of sustained growth, extraordinary transitions, and diversification.”
In attendance were many business leaders, government officials and other dignitaries. The Denver Post partnered on the event with Greenberg Traurig and has published an article as well as posted the video of the discussion on Facebook.
As Greenberg Traurig celebrates 50 years of service to clients throughout the world, all five governors reflected on the events and history unique to Colorado, as seen through the eyes of our strong leaders. The discussion revolved around these five governors:
Richard Lamm was the 38th governor for the State of Colorado, for three terms, from 1975-1987. He attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he majored in accounting. He also served as a lieutenant in the United States Army at Fort Carson in Colorado, and in 1962 after working as an accountant, set up a law practice, earning his J.D. from Boalt Hall at the University of California, Berkeley. Lamm is currently Co-Director of the University of Denver’s Institute for Public Policy and regularly teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses, including “Hard Choices in Public Policy” and “Medical Policy.”
Roy Romer was Colorado’s 39th governor, also serving three terms from 1987-1999, like his
predecessor, and is tied for the longest serving governor of the…