Christopher G McAnany

Christopher G McAnany

Partner since 2002
Joined Dufford Waldeck in 1999

Construction LawEnvironmental Law
Real Estate / Land Use / ZoningMunicipal Law
Natural ResourcesTrials / Appeals / Litigation

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Attorney Profile

Admitted to Bar
  • 1997 Utah and US District Court, District of Utah
  • 1993 US District Court, District of Colorado
  • 1992 Colorado
  • JD 1992 — Vermont Law School, cum laude
  • MSL 1992 — Vermont Law School, magna cum laude
  • BA 1988 — Colorado State University
Areas of Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Natural Resources
  • Land Use and Municipal Law
  • Commercial Disputes and Transactions
  • Construction Law
Martindale-Hubbell Rating — BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5.0
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Current Community and Association Involvement
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Mesa County Bar Association
  • Utah State Bar
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado, Board of Trustees
Published Cases
  • Savage v. Williams Production RMT Co., 140 P.3d 67 (Colo. App. 2005), certiorari denied. Successful mineral rights royalty dispute
  • Moab Local Green Party v. City of Moab, et al, 276 P.3d 1230 (Utah App. 2012), cert denied; successful defense of local government in suit challenging approval of complex development plan

About Chris McAnany

Chris regularly handles civil matters in state and federal courts in Colorado and Utah. His areas of emphasis include representing business and individual clients with natural resource, commercial, and real property disputes. Chris also represents government and private clients in matters involving municipal law, zoning, and land use issues.

In addition, Chris regularly represents business entities with construction-related disputes. His practice includes advising clients on contract negotiation and representation in business transactions. He says, "Our focus is always to provide practical advice and cost-effective representation."

Chris serves as City Attorney for the City of Moab, Utah, and as general counsel for the Grand Valley Drainage District in Western Colorado.

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