Julian Izbiky is an exceptionally experienced and well-respected mergers and acquisitions attorney. He has closed more than 1,000 business purchases and sales, varying in size from several hundred thousand dollars to tens of millions of dollars. Julian’s clients range from first time purchasers or sellers of businesses to private equity groups and strategic purchasers.
Julian’s expertise is highly sought after, and he is widely known for being one of the most trusted, efficient, practical, pragmatic and cost-effective deal lawyers in Colorado. He has become the go-to referral for business brokers, investment bankers, CPAs and Small Business Administration lenders with clients looking to buy or sell a company because they know they can trust him to get the deal done.
Julian is passionate about helping business owners and takes pride in providing exceptional service without wasting clients’ time or money. That dedication, combined with his empathy and willingness to be creative to help his clients achieve their goals, serves as the foundation for the many long-term legal and business relationships he has developed.
Julian has earned an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, considered the gold standard in attorney ratings and only earned by an elite group of approximately 5 percent of all attorneys. He is also included on U.S. News & World Report’s – Best Lawyers in America® list, a recognition given only to the top 6% of practicing lawyers. Because of Julian’s high level of expertise, he has been invited to present at continuing legal education programs many times over the years.
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.
Honors & Awards
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.
Speeches & Publications
Julian has closed over 1,000 transactions during his career. An abridged list of recent transactions follows below.