Anda is a general business attorney and a business law instructor. She is also one of the
founders of the Funkwerks brewery in Fort Collins. Her practice emphasizes representation
of private, profit, and non-profit entities of all sizes in connection with business formation;
brewery, winery, and distillery formation and licensing; mergers, acquisitions, and
leveraged buyouts; borrowing, lending, and venture capital transactions; distribution,
licensing, and franchise arrangements; employee matters; advising boards of directors;
trademark, trade secret, and other intellectual property issues; and general contract
drafting and negotiation. Anda frequently acts as outside general counsel for clients.
Prior to moving to Fort Collins to start Funkwerks, Anda gained extensive transactional,
corporate, and regulatory law experience working with a diverse range of clients nationally
and across the world. She has a background in law firm environments, as in-house
corporate counsel, and outside general counsel for profit and non-profit organizations. She
has significant understanding of the issues businesses face on a day-to-day basis, and can
provide solid, logical, and business oriented solutions to clients.
Anda is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Arizona, and Oregon. She earned her Juris
Doctorate from Lewis & Clark Law School, where she was a senior editor for the Journal of Small & Emerging Business Law and for
the International Legal Perspectives Law Journal. She received her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University. Anda has
actively supported several nonprofit organizations throughout her career, most recently The Family Center in Fort Collins, CO
where she serves on the board of directors.
Anda frequently speaks and writes on intellectual property issues, brewery startup and operational issues, alcohol distribution,
and employment issues. She has spoken at past Craft Brewers Conferences and the Colorado State University Beverage Business
Anda Lincoln Stephenson