Colorado passed the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act on January 1, enforcing employers to implement the additional prohibitions under existing Colorado law. Our very own Kate Mowry goes in-depth discussing what the law prohibits employers from doing, additional requirements and how this affects job postings and promotions. Click the link to download the full pdf and […]

New Colorado Supreme Court Decision Could Impact Employers: This week the Colorado Supreme Court weighed in on whether the so called “use-it or lose-it” vacation pay policies are prohibited by law. In a pivotal decision, the Court held that the Colorado Wage Claim Act (CWCA) bars employers from implementing policies that require employees to forfeit […]

Brent Wadman, a partner out of our Denver office, led a joint strategic discussion with Courtney Seely, vice president of Legal Operations for Molson Coors the importance of Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) and Diversity & Inclusion (D&I). The presentation was part of an ongoing engagement series offered by the Association of Corporate Counsel Colorado […]

Messner Reeves LLP is proud to announce that Managing Partner, Michelle Harden has been named to BizWest’s Notable Women in Law list this year. This list recognizes those individuals that have not only set legal precedents in their careers but also find ways to give back to the community and their peers. In her sixteen […]

Our Las Vegas attorneys are always at the forefront, ready to defend their clients to the best of their abilities. In these three cases, Las Vegas partner, Mike Edwards, along with associates Nick Hamilton and David Pritchett, were able to achieve Summary Judgments on behalf of their clients. Case 1: The Plaintiff: In this case, […]

Messner Reeves LLP Nabs High-Profile Attorneys through Orange County Acquisition  Acquisition includes 11 New Attorneys, 22 Staff in Total ORANGE COUNTY — Messner Reeves LLP, a full-service law firm with offices across the nation, has expanded its presence in California with the acquisition of highly sought-after partners and members of the American Board of Trial […]

Torben Welch was a featured speaker at the Colorado Restaurant Association Boulder County chapter virtual meeting. The series focused on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, giving insight into the origination of the fund and update on the current status. Welch outlined the options available, leaving the audience with an understanding of what to expect in the […]

Is COVID-19 a force majeure event that would prevent performance under an employment contract? Our very own Kate Mowry looks at what an employer can do to protect itself should it elect to invoke a force majeure clause in an employment agreement. To learn more about Force Majeure Clauses, we invite you to download the full pdf below. TMYK: Force Majeure

Spring has sprung along with a sharp, resilient and intelligent lineup of new Messner Reeves attorneys. We are happy to welcome the following attorneys to our firm:   Courtney Christopher – Partner, Las Vegas Office Courtney joins Messner Reeves as a partner with a focus on medical malpractice and personal injury defense. Christopher has vast […]

National Business Law Firm Messner Reeves LLP Welcomes Partner Reagan Larkin Larkin added to firm’s real estate litigation team DENVER — Messner Reeves LLP, a national business law firm, has announced that Reagan Larkin, a real estate litigation attorney, is joining the growing firm as a partner at its Denver office. “Reagan is a seasoned […]

We are pleased to announce Messner Reeves Partner Kendra Beckwith has been named Chair of the Second Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission. The Commission evaluates the district and county court judges in Denver County and makes retention recommendations for voters to consider each November. The Commission evaluates judges on their integrity, legal knowledge, communication skills, […]

Messner Reeves Attorneys Named to the 2021 Colorado Super Lawyers List    Messner Reeves LLP is proud to announce that 13 of our Colorado attorneys were included in the 2021 edition of Colorado Super Lawyers®. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, selects outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas throughout the United States who have […]

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