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Laurie Rogers

Associate

2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 450, Cheyenne, WY 82001

Laurie represents local and national clients in all matters of employment law, defending employers in the courtroom, before administrative agencies, and in the ADR process. She also counsels and trains employers on HR issues from hiring to termination. Laurie has experience helping professional employer organizations (PEOs) and staffing companies navigate the complexities of the employment services world.

With more than 15 years of experience as a business owner, manager, and consultant, Laurie brings strong business acumen to her practice, as well as real-world insight that can help employers quickly and effectively resolve workplace issues, ensuring their employment decisions are motivated by legitimate business decisions. Laurie’s expertise includes HR counseling and federal and state legal compliance, including matters related to wage and hour laws, benefits, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, and their state-law counterparts.

Before joining Holland & Hart, Laurie was an Associate Attorney at Hirst Applegate, LLP, where she worked extensively in the areas of employment law, civil litigation, transportation law, and insurance defense. Prior to law school, Laurie co-founded and operated a highly successful Colorado Front Range startup, providing the company with the leadership, vision, and management necessary to effectively grow and maintain its financial strength.

Client Results

  • Obtained summary judgment for an employer in a wrongful termination in violation of public policy case

  • Obtained dismissal of "Serious" OSHA citations for national client

  • Facilitated settlement of discrimination and wrongful termination cases for various local and national employers, often with no compensation to Complainant

Publications

Speaking Engagements

Education

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Wyoming State Bar Association
  • Defense Lawyers Association of Wyoming
  • Laramie County Bar Association
  • 2018/2019: Leadership Cheyenne 
  • 2018: Instructor, Summer Trial Institute, University of Wyoming
  • 2018: High Noon Toastmaster Club President
  • 2016 and 2017: Co-Coach for High School Mock Trial State Champions, Central High School, Cheyenne
  • 2006 to Present: Founding Member, Larimer County Women Give
  • 2011 to 2015: Larimer County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer
  • 2007 to 2011: Assistant Cross Country Coach, Poudre High School
  • 2006 to 2011: Board Director, Canyon Concert Ballet
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