Derek McCandless is General Counsel for CoreSite. Mr. McCandless is responsible for the company's legal activities.
Prior to joining CoreSite, Mr. McCandless served as Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Apartment Investment and Management Company ("Aimco") (NYSE: AIV), which he joined in 2003. Prior to his tenure with Aimco, Mr. McCandless was in private practice with the law firms of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP and Cooley LLP. Mr. McCandless is admitted to practice law in California and Colorado.
Mr. McCandless received his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School and his B.S., cum laude, from Brigham Young University.