Martin E. Freidel has been engaged in the practice of law since 1987. Prior to founding NXTLAW PC, he was a senior executive and general counsel for 17 years and has built and managed in-house legal and regulatory departments for companies that have grown from private start-up companies to public companies in excess of $1 billion in revenue.

Marty’s practice is concentrated in business organizations, transactions, mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, strategic business planning, securities, corporate governance, franchises and employment law (employer). His experience as a General Counsel gives him practical skills in effectively managing both budgets and resources that has been so valuable to the business clients he advises.

  • Education

    • J.D. 1987, Creighton University School of Law

    • B.S.B.A. 1985, Creighton University, emphasis in Finance and Economics



    • Cambridge Who’s Who Life Member – Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs

    • Top Lawyers in Colorado (The Legal Network)
    - 2014, 2015, 2016

    • Lawyers of Distinction
    Corporate and Transactional - 2017

    • Martindale-Hubbell/ - Client Distinction Award 2017

    •Global Who’s Who - Top Lawyers



  • Professional Memberships

    • American Bar Association
    • Colorado Bar Association
    • Denver Bar Association
    • Alaska Bar Association
    • Anchorage Bar Association
    • South Dakota Bar Association
    • District of Columbia Bar
    • Nebraska Bar Association
    • Colorado Corporate Counsel Association (past member)
    • Federal Communications Bar Association (past member)
    • American Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals (member and past-president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter)

  • Fun Affiliations

    • Trout Unlimited – Life Member
    • North American Fishing Club – Life Member
    • National Parks and Conservation Association – Member (past member of the Trustees of the Parks)

    • Yellowstone Park Foundation - Member
    • Yellowstone Association - Member
    • Grand Teton National Park Foundation - Member
    • Iditarod Trail Committee - Voting Member
    • Alaska Geographic - Member
    • Black Hills Parks & Forests Association - Member
    • Mount Rushmore Society - Member