Mr. Torben M. Welch

Mr. Torben M. Welch: Attorney with Messner Reeves LLP
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Head of the Messner Reeves Utah office, and licensed in multiple states including Colorado New York and Utah, Torben Welch has built his legal expertise by aiding in the resolution of complex business and commercial transactions. His industry experience includes banking and financial institutions, corporations and businesses and he has a side interest in representing professional sports franchises. Among outside general counsel responsibilities, Torben has legal expertise in enterprise strategic planning, asset acquisitions, cyber-security, contract and lease negotiation, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, workout and recovery strategy (including representation of creditors in bankruptcy matters) for both domestic and international clients. Mr. Welch focuses on litigation prevention but serves as a trial attorney performing independent internal and external investigations or appeals hearings as needed.


A Few Asset Acquisition Lessons Learned From European Football , Colorado Real Estate Journal, December 18, 2013

Stormy Financial Seas for Landlords: Does Your Tenant Have A Lifeboat? , Colorado Real Estate Journal, November 17, 2010

How to Save NASL, USL and U.S. Soccer Through Promotion and Relegation. Self-published via, September 27, 2016

Prior Experience

Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., Vice President & Associate General Counsel (2017-2018)

Messner Reeves LLP, Partner (2006-2017)

Higgins, Hopkins, McClain & Roswell, LLC Senior Associate (2002-2005)

Bloom, Murr & Accomazzo, P.C. Associate (2005-2008)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate
  • Sports & Entertainment

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801.638.2021  Phone
(801) 326-6406  Fax
University Attended:
University of Utah, BA, Political Science, 1999
Law School Attended:
University of Denver, J.D., 2002; BA, English, 1999
Year of First Admission:
New York; Utah; Colorado


Silicon Slopes - Legal Chapter, Board Member

Denver Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association


Peer Reviews

  • 4.0/5.0 (1 review)
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Denver, Colorado

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