WilmerHale Partner Chalyse Robinson was recognized as a “Top Woman in Law” by Law Week Colorado for her innovative and pioneering work in the area of corporate law, as well as her deep commitment to a wide range of volunteer and pro bono efforts in the Denver community.
The profile in Law Week Colorado highlights Robinson’s work helping hundreds of small Colorado businesses deal with legal challenges stemming from COVID-19. Robinson was instrumental in forming Colorado COVID Legal Relief (CCLR), which emphasizes helping small businesses owned by women and people of color. By April 2021, CCLR had represented over 225 small businesses on issues ranging from obtaining disaster and financial assistance to employee retention. The piece also reflects on Robinson’s journey as a woman in the legal industry, where she now devotes significant time and resources to mentoring and providing opportunities for talented women.
Robinson is also acknowledged for her work on multi-billion-dollar deals for some of the country’s most recognized companies, and for her fast-paced practice focused on private equity, debt and acquisition finance, and venture debt.