Julian Izbiky


(720) 974-6327 or (303) 523-8644


Julian Izbiky is a seasoned and respected expert in business law and mergers and acquisitions. He has more than 40 years of experience helping clients start or buy businesses, operate, and eventually sell them. Throughout his career, he has managed numerous M&A transactions, varying in size from several hundred thousand dollars to tens of millions of dollars.

Julian is passionate about helping business owners and takes pride in providing his services in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. That reputation, combined with his empathy for his clients and willingness to be creative to help them achieve their goals, serves as the foundation for the many long-term legal and business relationships he has developed. Over the years, he has become the go-to lawyer for many business brokers, investment bankers, and Small Business Administration lenders. 

Julian has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, considered the gold standard in attorney ratings and only earned by an elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys. In addition, he regularly speaks on business law topics at continuing legal education courses. 

Before joining Fortis in 2021, Julian practiced law at Izbiky & Langer PLLC, the firm he founded in 1988. Prior to establishing Izbiky & Langer PLLC, he spent eight years at downtown Denver law firms.

Practice Areas

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Business law


Bar Admissions

  • Colorado


  • Juris Doctor, University of Michigan

  • Bachelors of Arts, Brandeis University

    • Magna Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries

Honors & Awards

AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Community Activities & Personal Interests

Over the years, Julian has supported many different community organizations. In the summer of 2019, he completed six years on the board of Jewish Family Service. 

In his free time, Julian enjoys reading, hiking, walking his rescue dog Maisey and rooting for the Colorado Rockies.