Want proof thatFoster Graham Millstein & Calisher
is among Denver's most powerful law firms? Check out the notables who eagerly appear in its tenth-anniversary video, seen above. Included is Denver mayor John Hickenlooper, seen at about the 45 second mark reading words of effusive praise for FGMC handed to him by partner Daniel Foster;Denver Post
city columnists Bill Husted and Penny Parker arguing about who's the bigger hack; Colorado state senator Joyce Foster pledging to introduce plenty of bills with the number "ten" in them this year; and Representative Mike Coffman and Senator Michael Bennet playing it straight and ultra-boring.
Oh yeah: The clip ends with "Straight Outta Cherry Creek," a rap parody so horrifically lame that even Vanilla Ice would probably be embarrassed by it. Remember, FGMC: With great power comes great responsibility.
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