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Dipak Purushottam Patel

also known as Dipak P. Patel

About me

Representative Matters



  • Counsel to one of 50 fastest growing woman-owned companies globally on employer best practices and compliance with labor and employment law for its 15,000+ employees.

  • Assistance to oil and gas well-site supervision and consulting company (and its principals) in overcoming a state agency’s determination of successor liability and its associated insurance rate consequences.

  • Representation of several Colorado employers through state and federal departments of labor investigations and hearings involving alleged employee misclassification and wage and hour issues.

  • Successful defense of commercial litigation action brought against company and owner clients involving an international distributor agreement in which plaintiff’s claims exceeded $10,000,000 in both arbitration and district court.

  • Advise individual and entity clients concerning the enforceability of provisions in non-competition agreements, non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements, and employment policies.

  • Successful representation of individuals through EEOC and CCRD Probable Cause findings in cases involving employer retaliation or discrimination based on gender, sexual harassment, race, national origin, and age.

  • Negotiation of various severance or separation agreements for employees and employers, where appropriate.

  • Settlement of numerous personal injury cases including several for policy limits; obtained $180,000 for passenger client injured in private aircraft accident.

  • Advocacy for family law clients, including those in high-conflict relationships, in actions for the allocation of parental rights or dissolution of marriage.

  • Assist secured creditor clients perfect and foreclose on their security interests in collateral.

  • Assistance to victims of sexual harassment and hostile work environment in having the DOJ and the Colorado Civil Rights Commission accept their cases for joint prosecution.

  • Successful defense of a medical doctor client from an overzealous medical practice’s attempts to enforce a non-competition agreement and attendant liquidated damages forfeiture clause.

  • Successful defense of client against a party asserting theories of common law marriage, fraud, and other civil claims.

  • Negotiation of favorable severance terms for an executive-level creative professional separated from an international company located in Colorado.

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Languages spoken: English, Gujarati

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 50%
  2. Business: 25%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. General Practice: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Dipak is a great attorney who represents his clients with energy. He reflects a deep knowledge of the law combined with honest concern for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.

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Contact info

Robinson Hungate PC

4999 Pearl East Circle
Suite 201
Boulder, CO, 80301

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive200101/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselRobinson Hungate, PC2015 - Present
Of CounselSt.Clair & Greschler, P.C.2015 - 2015
Senior Litigation CounselSt.Clair & Greschler, P.C.2011 - 2014
Litigation AssociateSt. Clair & Greschler, PC2007 - 2011
Compliance InvestigatorColorado Civil Rights Commission2004 - 2005
Director of IntakeACLU of Colorado2002 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Boulder County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember1999 - 2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of TorontoEconomics and International DevelopmentHon. B.A.1997
American University, Washington College of LawInt'l Bus. Transactions; Int'l Envmnt'l LawN/AN/A
Oxford UniversityE.U. Law; Social PolicyN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Boulder County Bar Association CLEFollowing the employee grievance from start to finish; plus tips to avoid it in the first place from the Corporate and Employee Perspective.2012