Chris Levkulich

Chris provides tax planning advice to businesses and their owners. He advises on matters relating to the taxation of corporations and partnerships, entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, asset sales, operations, and real estate transactions. Chris also counsels individuals in estate planning and general income tax matters. Additionally, Chris represents buyers and sellers of closely held businesses in all aspects of M&A transactions, and also advises sponsors in the formation and operation of private equity funds.

Prior to joining Fennemore, Chris worked for a local firm specializing in tax matters and practiced as a CPA at a Big Four accounting firm. Chris’s tenure as a CPA provides him with a unique perspective on the tax and financial reporting aspects of business transactions.

Chris enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, fly fishing, and watching all of Colorado’s sports teams.


  • LL.M. in Taxation, University of Denver
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • B.S., Cum laude, Boston College

Areas Of Practice

Our business and finance attorneys represent national, regional and local clients participating in significant transactions.

Our tax attorneys are committed to helping clients proactively structure their businesses, transactions, and estate plans in the most tax-efficient manner.

Our attorneys practicing in the employment and labor relations area advise and defend management in virtually all aspects of the employment relationship.


  • 5280 Magazine Top Tax and Business Lawyer, 2024
  • Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch: Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), 2024
  • Colorado Super Lawyer Rising Stars: Tax Law, 2021

Articles and Presentations

  • Presenter, “Corporate Transparency Act: Who are Beneficial Owners?”
  • Presenter, “Annual Update on the Taxation of Pass-Through Entities,” Colorado Bar Association – Tax Law Section, 2016 – 2023
  • Presenter, “An Introduction to the Taxation of Cryptocurrency,” Colorado Bar Association – Tax Law Section, March 2023
  • Presenter, “Like-Kind Exchanges: Fundamentals and Advanced Practice,” Colorado Bar Association, 2020
  • Presenter, “Pass-Through Entities: Critical Operating Issues,” CPE4U, 2017 – 2020
  • Presenter, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: Choice of Entity and Planning Considerations After Tax Reform,” Business Law Institute, 2018
  • Presenter, “2017 TCJA: In-Depth Look at Taxation of Pass-Through Entities,” Colorado Bar Association, 2018

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association, Tax Section, Executive Council Member
  • Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Denver Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Executive Council Member
  • Former Certified Public Accountant, Colorado
  • Chair of the Advisory Board, The Colorado Lawyer


  • Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado