Messner Reeves LLP Announces CEO Transition

Founder and CEO Corky Messner will transition to role of Chairman and Caleb Meyer named CEO to oversee operations for the award-winning, national business law firm

DENVER — Messner Reeves LLP, an award-winning national business law firm, has announced new leadership to continue its growth initiatives as Founder Corky Messner transitions to Chairman, shifts his focus to national business development, community leadership and political opportunities. Partner Caleb Meyer will become the firm’s new CEO.

The leadership transition follows years of sustained growth for Messner Reeves, which recently opened new offices in Reno, Nevada and Phoenix, Arizona, while also welcoming a record number of new clients.

“I’m honored and humbled by this opportunity to build upon the success that Corky and the Messner Reeves team has built these last 25 years,” said Meyer. “As we look to the future, we are in a great place to continue to expand our legal services and resources, while continuing to promote sound business practices, productive partnerships, transparency and efficiency in our work with clients.”

Meyer will be joined by David Reeves, Michelle Harden and Jim Smith in assuming day-to-day oversight of the firm’s operations and formal management. Messner Reeves currently operates offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New York and Utah, with a focus on corporate law and litigation.

“It’s an exciting time for Messner Reeves,” said Corky Messner. “This is the culmination of succession planning that I initiated several years ago. Any business must be prepared to successfully change leadership and Messner Reeves has done that remarkably well, setting Messner Reeves up for future success. Our firm has a bright future, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our people and their commitment to uphold uncompromising standards and fortify our core values. Caleb is a natural leader and the perfect person to oversee the next chapter of Messner Reeves’ entrepreneurial success story. I look forward to working with him as I focus on opportunities for continued growth in new markets.”

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About Messner Reeves LLP:
A national, full-service business law firm, Messner Reeves specializes in corporate law and litigation to represent a diverse group of clients – from individual entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies. Messner Reeves’ top-ranking legal experts deliver effective counsel with assertive action, business acumen, professional integrity, and uncompromising standards for quality and efficiency.


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