Title: Special Counsel

Office: (303) 861- 5300

Cell: (303) 257-0676

Email: daschkinasi@gvlslaw.com

David Aschkinasi is Special Counsel with Glade Voogt Lopez Smith. His practice focuses on corporate compliance matters, commercial and government transactions, privacy and cybersecurity issues, international trade, and domestic and international telecommunications issues. David is a former senior in-house counsel with a Fortune 200 global telecommunications and internet services provider. Additionally, David has extensive experience negotiating major commercial and federal government transactions, and advising on: the development and management of corporate compliance programs, U.S. and international privacy issues; cybersecurity issues and program planning, U.S. and international telecommunications regulatory matters, international import/export and other trade issues, and formation and management of international companies.

David negotiated joint venture, partnership and teaming agreements, including relationships in China, India, Germany and Australia, that created new sales channels and marketing opportunities for his client. He has worked on international compliance issues, FCPA and export issues, as well as advising clients on privacy and national security and cybersecurity issues. David also led negotiations for major sales contracts with commercial and government customers, including transactions valued at up to $250 million. He worked to develop cybersecurity information sharing guidelines for internet services providers with the largest U.S. ISPs and with the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security.

Primary Practice Areas

  • Business Law Practice
  • Compliance, Internal Investigations & Corporate Defense Practice

Civic Activities

  • Volunteer lawyer at the Gathering Place (day shelter for homeless women) – Denver, Colorado (2006 – present)
  • Trustee, Endowment Fund Board – Logan School for Creative Learning (2000 – 2012)
  • Brandeis University Alumni Admissions Council – Interviewer of prospective students
    (1992 – present)
  • Denver East High School Speech Team Foundation Board (2009 – 2011)

Bar & Court Admissions

State Bar Admissions

  • Colorado

Federal Court Admissions

  • District of Colorado
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado
  • Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts