Elizabeth M. Froehlke
Liz has over seven years of affirmative and defensive complex civil litigation experience, including fact investigation, discovery management, expert witness work, motions and trial practice, and appeals. Her primary areas of practice are corporate employment and commercial litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Liz spent two years practicing employment law at a national law firm in Denver, and the previous four years as an Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado.
Liz is involved in multiple pro-bono and community volunteer activities, and is on the board of the Colorado Lawyers Committee Young Lawyers Division. She is an avid skier and college football fan.
EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO SCHOOL OF LAW, 2012
BACHELOR OF ARTS
ST. MARY’S COLLEGE, 2009
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. District Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Board Memebr, Colorado Lawyers Committee, Young Lawyers Division 2018 – present
Colorado Lawyers Committee, 2014 – present
As a follow up to President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, (Order) the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (TASK Force) has issued its guidance (Guidance) in an effort to implement a science-based plan...
On January 21 (10 a.m. MST), the Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti Construction Team will discuss federal policy concerning COVID-19 impacts on federal contractors, strategies for recovering the costs of COVID-19 impacts and what to expect from the government, the steps...
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BizWest announced the 2022 Boulder Valley 40 Under Forty on May 4, 2022. Honored among the "40", is firm director of marketing, Ashley Cawthorn. She recounts her initial days with the firm and why being a part of Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti was the perfect fit. "I...
Partner Rudy Verner joined four panelists in kicking off BizWest's Net Zero Cities event held at The Ranch Event Complex in Loveland, CO this morning, May 4, 2022. The session titled 'Climate-Action Bootcamp' was geared toward the private sector and went beyond the...
For nearly five years, Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti has supported Boulder Ballet. We were honored to continue this tradition and support for the arts this year and look forward to the years to come. Images by Amanda Tipton Photography | FB- Amanda Tipton-Photographer...
In an article published in the Daily Camera today, Monday, April 25, partner Kathleen Alt offers some updates on the complexities of remote work, particularly, out-of-state remote workers. Check out the article here*. Writer: Paula Aven Gladych Contributors: Kathleen...
Client Alert: Colorado – New Criminal Penalties for Employer’s Use of Illegal Non-Compete Agreements
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