Elizabeth M. Froehlke
Liz has nearly a decade 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
Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Issues Vaccine Mandate Guidance for Federal Contractors
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...
A Guide for Federal Contractors
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...
Legal Insight: Impacts of AB5
On January 1, 2020 California’s Assembly Bill No. 5 (“AB5”) went into effect. While AB5 has spurred media attention in the gig-economy, focusing on whether or not Lyft and Uber will leave California, the Bill also has substantial effects on the Construction...
In the News
Merritt Named Co-Chair of the Firm’s Trusts, Estates, Probate, and Tax Practice
Shelly Merritt, a partner at Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, has been named the co-chair of the Firm's Trust, Estates, Probate, and Tax Practice. Merritt has over thirty years of experience representing individuals, families, closely-held businesses, executives, and...
BHGR Introduces the Women’s Leadership Committee
Just in time for Women's History Month, Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP formed and formally introduced the BHGR Women's Leadership Committee. The Women's Leadership Committee is comprised of sixteen female attorneys and was established to recognize and cultivate a...
BHGR Partnership Expands with 2023 Elections
The Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti partnership gathered at our Boulder office on January 31, 2023. In that meeting, attorneys Geoff Williamson and Benjamin Wilson were elected Equity Partners, and Elizabeth Froehlke and DJ Goldfarb were elected Non-Equity Partners,...
Updates in California Employment Law: Additional Requirements for Pay Data Reporting and Pay Transparency
Updates in California Employment Law: Additional Requirements for Pay Data Reporting and Pay Transparency On September 27, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 1162 ("SB 1162"), expanding California's data reporting requirements under Government...
Client Alert: What Employers Must Convey Upon Employee Termination or Separation
Colorado's most recent legislative session, concluding in early May, pushed through several new employment-related laws that concern employers and employees alike. Senate Bill (SB) 22-234 should be of particular interest to employers, as it requires employers to...
Client Alert: Colorado Places New Restrictions on Non-Compete Agreements Between Employers and their Employees
Colorado has long disfavored non-compete agreements within the state. Historically, under C.R.S. § 8-2-113, restrictive covenants were void and unenforceable except for under specific circumstances, including: the purchase and sale of a business or the assets of a...