Almira Moronne is an associate in the Natural Resources Department of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. Ms. Moronne’s practice focuses on mining, foreign investment and Indian law. She primarily represents clients in the business of exploring for and developing hard rock minerals, as well as industrial minerals, coal, uranium, and other energy resources. She also represents clients in a wide range of industries in cross-border transactions and joint ventures, with special emphasis on the CFIUS process for foreign investment transactions.
Prior to joining DGS, Ms. Moronne worked as a foreign legal advisor at a prominent law firm in Jakarta, Indonesia. There, she advised foreign and domestic investors in mining, agriculture, infrastructure, financial services, and technology, including the first Indonesian “unicorn” companies and globally dominant internet companies. During her time in Indonesia, she also served as a policy advisor to WWF-Indonesia, helping the organization develop guidelines on land use and marine conservation.
Ms. Moronne earned her J.D., with honors, from Duke University, where she served as a staff editor of the Duke Law Journal and a research and articles editor of the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum. She also holds a B.A., with honors, from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ms. Moronne serves on numerous boards and committees, including the Board of Directors of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, the American Bar Association Mining Subcommittee, the Financial Advisory Committee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, and the leadership council of the Posner Center for International Development. She is a graduate of the 2018-19 Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT) program and is an active member of the World Trade Center Denver and Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE). During her tenure in Indonesia, she co-authored numerous articles and publications on Indonesian investment, mining, infrastructure, electricity, and insurance laws, as well as the 2014 and 2015 chapters of Getting the Deal Through – Mergers & Acquisitions. Ms. Moronne speaks English, Spanish, and Indonesian. She is admitted to practice in Colorado and New York.
Duke University, J.D., cum laude, 2011
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., cum laude, 2004