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Robert Thomas

Of Counsel

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Robert Thomas is a trusted advisor to clients embroiled in commercial disputes, focusing his practice on complex commercial litigation, labor and employment issues and disputes, and insurance coverage matters.

Businesses count on him to provide sound counsel when the stakes are high, and he works with his clients to provide the most efficient and cost-effective solutions.

Prior to law school, Robert served as an Ensign in the United States Navy. During his undergraduate studies, Robert led more than 60 Midshipmen as Battalion Commander of the Duke University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps, where he supervised and implemented physical, professional, and academic training for his peers.


Robert assists clients in both federal and state courts in the following matters:

  • Commercial disputes
  • Insurance coverage
  • Labor and employment disputes
  • Employment policies and practices
  • Litigation

Client Results

Representative Matters
  • Defending an insurance brokerage firm against allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and civil theft.

  • Advocating the rights of several homeowners affected by the 2012 Waldo Canyon fire who were taken advantage of by a predatory public adjuster.

  • Defending several employers against allegations of wrongful termination.

  • Defending multiple insurance companies against allegations of bad faith.

  • Defending employers against unfair labor practice charges, including union allegations of bad faith failure to bargain.

  • Assisting with constitutional and procedural challenges to recent Colorado initiatives and referenda.


Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member

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