Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

633 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202, United States
Phone: 303.297.2900
Fax: 303.298.0940
Areas of Practice
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
Other U.S. Locations
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Through Good Times and Bad: Husband Has Retaliation Claim Based on Assisting Spouse’s Pregnancy Discrimination Claim

A federal district court in Kansas denied a car dealership’s motion for summary judgment regarding a former sales manager’s retaliation claims. Specifically, the sales manager contended that the company fired him because he…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

OSHA Considering Changes to Silica Rule

OSHA may soon make it easier for employers to comply with the agency’s Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard. The standard, which OSHA announced in 2016 and began to fully enforce last fall, seeks to protect…more
 /  Construction Law, Labor & Employment Law

Second Circuit Rules Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation

The Second Circuit joined the Seventh Circuit and the EEOC in ruling that Title VII protects individuals from discrimination based on sexual orientation. Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., No. 15-3775 (2nd Cir. February 26, 2018)…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Equal Pay in a #MeToo World

A recent case illustrates the perils of paying women less than men – even when there appears to be a good reason to do so. In Bowen v. Manheim Remarketing, Inc., the company promoted the plaintiff, a woman, to replace a more…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Time to Prepare H-1B Petitions

To seek H-1B “professional” work authorization for foreign recruits during 2018 employers should start now to get their preliminary Labor Condition Applications filed with the U.S. Department of Labor. Preparations must then be…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Recent Legislation Impacts Qualified Retirement Plans

On February 9, 2018, Congress passed and the President signed – the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, H.R.1892 (“BBA”). In addition to funding the federal government through March 23, 2018, the BBA contains a number of tax changes…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

High Court Narrows Dodd-Frank “Whistleblowers”

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday endorsed a narrow definition of the term “whistleblower” in the context of the Dodd-Frank Act. Specifically, the Court ruled in Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Paul Somers that whistleblowers…more
 /  Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

“Golden Shares” May be Fool’s Gold for Lenders

February 16, 2018 – One of the biggest risks that any lender faces is a potential bankruptcy filing by its borrower. To counter that risk, lenders have developed creative strategies—with varying degrees of success—to gain…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Finance & Banking

EEOC Can’t Mess With Texas (Until Folks Have A Chance To Comment On Substantive Rule)

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas has enjoined the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) from enforcing its guidance on background checks against Texas. The guidance, Texas argued, directly…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Loving the Competition

In a recent case, with some rather salacious details, the Third Circuit had the opportunity to examine employee liability under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). Teva received a tip from a competitor’s former employee…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Intellectual Property

News Now: Your One Minute Legal Insight (Embryos, Marijuana, TABOR, and More)

As always, there are a lot of topics to cover in this edition of News Now. Here are your highlights..…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Energy & Utilities, Health, Labor & Employment Law

No End in Sight – Prepare for Years of Litigation

The United States Supreme Court gave plaintiffs an undisputed win on Monday when it decided Artis v. District of Columbia. In a 5-4 decision, the Court held that when a plaintiff brings both state and federal law claims in…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

DOL Announcement– Disability Benefit Claims Procedures Become Effective April 1, 2018

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently announced that April 1, 2018 would be the effective date for employee benefit plans to comply with the final rule under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) concerning…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law

9 Risk Factors To Consider When Making Digital Currency Investment Decisions

January 22, 2018 – Although 2017 was a banner year for cryptocurrencies, with numerous digital tokens yielding blockbuster returns, institutional and individual investors alike should exercise caution when investing in…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

When Work and Faith Collide

When it enacted Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Congress stated a desire to assure individuals additional opportunities to observe religious practices when they conflict with employment. But what does it mean that,…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
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