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Ronald Antonio


Ronald L. Antonio

Careful. Decisive. Result-driven. That’s how clients describe Ron Antonio. For more than 25 years, Ron has counseled personal service and other closely held businesses and their owners in a wide array of industries including engineering, healthcare, high-tech, law, manufacturing, real estate, and retail.

Thoughtful and thorough, Ron represents entrepreneurial professionals and business people with the development of organizational structures, mergers and acquisitions, business divisions and split-ups, asset purchases and sales, general contract matters, and in dealing with the complex tax matters that often accompany both standard and unique business transactions.

During his career, Ron has helped his clients form partnerships, joint ventures, corporations, and limited liability companies for the provision of personal services and the ownership and operation of various business ventures. From the single purpose venture to widely held corporations, Ron has extensive experience in negotiating complex agreements and transactions, exclusive service contracts, medical equipment sharing agreements, managed care contracts, employment contracts, and novel compensation arrangements, as well as in exit and succession planning for business owners. As an adjunct, Ron has extensive experience in complex estate planning techniques.

In the healthcare arena Ron has advised clients in complying with federal and state regulatory provisions that govern the practice of medicine, such as Medicare/Medicaid Fraud and Abuse and Stark legislation and the Colorado Medical Practices Act.



  • LL.M. (Tax), University of Denver College of Law, 1981
  • J.D., University of Denver College of Law, 1979
  • B.A., Colorado State University, 1975
  • Admitted to practice in all Colorado courts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Member, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
  • Greater Denver Tax Counsel Association
    3200 Cherry Creek Dr. S. Suite 380 Denver, CO 80209  II  303.733.3500 II
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