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Beau Bump


2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 450, Cheyenne, WY 82001
1800 Broadway, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302

Beau knows lawsuits. Beau Bump’s litigation and regulatory practice focuses on the energy, manufacturing, and beverage industries in Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska.

He routinely represents Fortune-ranked companies in complex commercial, personal injury, and business disputes before state and federal courts. Beau also advises clients on regulatory compliance, including assisting craft breweries, distilleries, and wine businesses with federal and state licensure.

Beau’s experience derives from over a decade of handling complex disputes across a broad spectrum of industries, including transportation, health care, food and beverage, manufacturing, oil and gas, mining, insurance, banking, investment brokerages, real estate, and construction. His pragmatic and level-headed approach to solving problems generates consistent results for his clients both inside and outside of the courtroom. 



Beau's litigation expertise includes:

  • Global case strategy and management as lead counsel
  • Crafting pleadings as plaintiff and defendant
  • Amicus curiae briefing
  • Analyzing jurisdictional issues, including removal
  • Pre-discovery motion practice
  • Temporary restraining order/preliminary injunction hearings
  • Defending third-party depositions
  • Responding to subpoenas
  • Discovery strategy
  • Discovery disputes, motions, and hearings
  • Expert witness selection and development
  • Party, witness, and expert depositions
  • Dispositive motion hearings
  • Evidentiary hearings
  • Trials
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Mediation
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Post-judgment enforcement
  • Appeals

Beau's regulatory expertise includes:

  • Alcohol industry licensing and permitting (TTB, state agencies)
  • On-site crisis management
  • Interfacing with regulatory agencies
  • Accident investigation
  • Media relations management
  • Evidence preservation
  • Enforcement action representation
  • Regulatory compliance training
  • Regulatory agency settlement conferences
  • Expert selection
  • Safety inspections and audits

Client Results

  • Represented craft brewery in product recall litigation

  • Advised wine business regarding state and federal licensure

  • Advised resort regarding licensure of distillery and brewery

  • Obtained summary judgment for lender in borrower lawsuit alleging bad faith foreclosure and defended appeal

  • Successfully defended private road action involving adjoining landowners

  • Represented oil and gas producer in OSHA investigation following site accident 

  • Defended energy companies against personal injury claims for on-the-job injuries in state and federal courts

  • Represented mining companies in workplace safety OSHA investigations

  • Successfully defended appeal of Town Council zoning decision under the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act

  • Represented oil and gas producers in class action lawsuits for alleged unpaid royalties under the Wyoming Royalty Payment Act

  • Litigated on behalf of non-profit company to recover oil and gas interests and associated revenue

  • Obtained summary judgment for staffing agency in personal injury dispute

  • Represented manufacturing company in EEOC investigation

  • Obtained favorable settlements for clients in mining and oil and gas personal injury disputes

  • Represented mining companies and associations in environmental litigation in federal courts and before the Interior Board of Land Appeals



Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Craft Beverage Lawyers Guild, Member
  • Brewers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Wyoming State Bar, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Larimer County Bar Association, Member

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