Tamara K. Seaver
Shareholder
4725 South Monaco Street, Suite 360
Denver, Colorado 80237
Direct: 303.867.3004
Facsimile: 303.292.9101
Cell: 720.353.0100
Email: TSeaver@ISP-law.com
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Overview

Tamara K. Seaver serves as general counsel for myriad Colorado public and quasi-public entities, including a broad variety of water and sanitation, metropolitan, park and recreation, and other special districts. Additionally, Ms. Seaver represents all of Colorado’s public highway authorities. She also regularly counsels real estate developers and homeowners regarding special district and other local governmental affairs.

In her practice, Ms. Seaver advises her clients regarding various infrastructure finance matters, including tax increment financing, urban renewal authorities, public improvement fees, and various public-private partnerships. Over the course of her career, Ms. Seaver has had the honor of serving as special counsel to large suburban counties, cities, and various civic groups for the purpose of advising on governance structures and funding options for desired public projects.

Ms. Seaver has extensive experience with all aspects of public construction contracting in her role as owner’s counsel for her public sector clients. Ms. Seaver has vast expertise in design-bid-build, design/build, construction manager/general contractor (GM/GC), construction manager at risk (CMAR), design/build/operate finance and other innovative or public/private (P3) contracting methodologies.

Ms. Seaver also routinely drafts and negotiates various intergovernmental agreements for her clients governing their participation in the funding, construction, and operation of public projects ranging from major highway interchanges to parks, local trails, water and wastewater facilities, and water and wastewater treatment plants.

Ms. Seaver has twice been named a Top Lawyer in Transportation by 5280 Magazine, most recently for 2023. She has participated in the 48-lawyer invitation-only U.S. Infrastructure Law Forum, and she regularly speaks at the Colorado Special District Association’s Annual Conferences. She has spoken around the country and in Berlin regarding public project governance and associated funding.

Ms. Seaver is a Colorado native who earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law in 1994. In 1991, she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts of Colorado, as well as the United States Supreme Court.