Hubert Farbes is a shareholder in Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Commercial Litigation, Construction/Engineering, and Environmental and Water Groups. He focuses on construction law, natural resource law, regulatory law, and public utility law.
Mr. Farbes served as a Colorado Assistant Attorney General for three and a half years prior to commencing his private practice. In private practice, he has represented a wide variety of clients, including design and engineering, commercial development, manufacturing and agricultural (regulated) companies; lenders and insurers; air, water, and land regulatory agencies; local, regional, and state government; individual landowners; and public interest groups.
Mr. Farbes is a past president of the Denver Bar Association and a three-time member of the Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors. He has served as a Trustee of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, a member and chair of the Colorado Board of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, and a two-term member and president of the Denver Board of Water Commissioners. Mr. Farbes currently serves on the governing boards of the Denver Board of Health, the Stapleton Foundation, The Nature Conservancy of Colorado, and the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado.
Mr. Farbes was co-chair of Mayor John Hickenlooper’s Transition Team for Denver’s Public Works Department (2003) and co-chair of the Design and Construction Committee for Denver’s Justice Center Task Force (2004).