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James Gordon Sawtelle

James Gordon Sawtelle

also known as Jim Sawtelle

Practice areas:

Litigation, Intellectual Property

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Intellectual Property: 50%
  2. Litigation: 50%

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Contact Info

Sherman & Howard

633 17th Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO, 80202-3622

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive199805/31/2015
IAAuthorized to practice law199106/23/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Best Lawyer, Intellectual Property LitigationBest Lawyers in America2015
IP Star - ColoradoManaging Intellectual Property Magazine2015
America's Leading LawyersChambers USA2015
IP Star - ColoradoManaging Intellectual Property Magazine2014
IP Star - United StatesManaging Intellectual Property Magazine2014
America's Leading LawyersChambers USA2014
Best Attorneys in DenverDenver Post2014
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Best Lawyer, Intellectual Property LitigationBest Lawyers in America2014
America's Leading LawyersChambers USA2013
Top Attorneys in ColoradoDenver Post2013
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Best Lawyer, Intellectual Property LitigationBest Lawyers in America2013
Top Attorneys in Colorado5280 Magazine2012
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2012
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Top Attorneys in Colorado5280 Magazine2011
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Employment LitigationCorporate Counsel Black Book2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa Society1988

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSherman & Howard2014 - Present
PartnerBryan Cave, LLP2010 - 2013

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Faculty of Federal AdvocatesMember2005 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Thomson ReutersLitigating Media and Entertainment Matters2013
Trends, Your Business and the LawAn Ethical Challenge for Corporate Counsel2006
The Iowa LawyerDevelopments in Punitive Damages Verdicts2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJ.D. with Distinction1991
University of IowaPolitical ScienceB.A. with Distinction1988

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
10th Annual Independent Magazine Media Conference, New OrleansIntellectual Property and Copyright for the Magazine Media Publisher2013
Renaissance IV Symposium, Harvard Club of New YorkDelivering Maximum Value Through Expert Witnesses2012
Employment Law: Beyond the BasicsPrivacy & Social Media in the Workplace2012
Employment Law: Beyond the BasicsEffective Investigation Best Practices2011
Association of Corporate Counsel (National) Annual MeetingUse of Referees and Special Masters in Discovery2011
Trial Advocacy CollegeDirect Examination2010
Iowa State Bar AssociationSarbanes-Oxley and its Impact on Litigators2003
National Business Institute, Inc.Federal Court Practice and Procedure2001
Office of the Colorado Attorney GeneralLitigation Involving Public Officials and Entities2000
Office of the Colorado Attorney GeneralAdvanced Trial Advocacy: Examination of Expert Witnesses2000
National Business InstituteTrial Advocacy: Jury Selection to Closing Arguments1999