Arthur M. Ortegon
Arthur brings expertise in municipal, state, and federal policy and regulatory issues, particularly focused on national and state broadband funding initiatives. With a decade of public sector experience, he received professional political appointments in the Mayor’s Office for the City of Denver, Colorado General Assembly, Colorado Governor’s Office, and the White House. Arthur’s experience includes government relations, legal, regulatory, political, community investment, and external affairs operations within telecommunications, energy, transportation, and mass media sectors. Early in his career, Arthur was a judicial law clerk for Justice Nathan “Ben” Coats of the Colorado Supreme Court. Arthur is admitted to practice law in Colorado.
Arthur works with the other Hispanic lawyers at the firm to create and brand a business development group specifically focused on outreach to the Hispanic community. For his work, Arthur was named a “2022 Top Lawyer Under 40” by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA).
Arthur received his J.D. from Washington College of Law at American University and a B.A. in political science and psychology from University of Pennsylvania.
Arthur is married to McKinsie Ortegon, and they have two children — a daughter named Isla and a son named Briggs. In his personal time, Arthur enjoys skiing, tennis, reading, and traveling to new and exotic places to pursue his passion for the collection and study of butterflies.
- Represent various private sector telecommunications entities and technologies (e.g., wireline, wireless, middle mile, institutions, and utilities) for broadband funding activities.
- Strategically advise state and local governments on broadband funding programs and processes.
- Strategically advise national and state associations on advocacy within telecommunications, utilities, and broadband funding sectors.
- “2022 Top Lawyer Under 40” by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
Pro Bono and Volunteer Projects
- Board of Trustees, Adams State University (an established, respected Hispanic Serving Institution since 1998 — the first HSI in Colorado).
- Taskforce Member, Colorado Environmental Justice Action Task Force (EJATF)