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Nancy Cornish Rodgers

Commercial real estate Attorney at Denver, CO

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3
Practice areas
  1. Commercial real estate
    40%
    Contract disputes, cargo (trucking) disputes, lease matters, construction disputes

    16 years

  2. Employment and labor
    30%
    Management side advisement on employee issues for private and public employers, handbook and policy drafting, EEOC claims, wage and hour disputes, Dept of Labor audits, executive level employee representation, non-compete agreements, employment contracts

    17 years

  3. State, local, and municipal law
    30%
    General advisement to towns and cities on municipal law, free speech issues, social media use, open records and open meetings issues, telecommunication matters (cable franchises and tower siting), public employment issues

    15 years

Nancy Rodgers is a partner at Kissinger & Fellman, P.C.  She specializes in civil litigation, employment law, local government law, telecommunications law, and transportation law. Nancy represents both public and private entities, primarily focusing on general legal advisement and representation in litigation and administrative proceedings.  Nancy has represented employers in connection with Department of Labor audits, class action and individual wage lawsuits, and employee wrongful termination disputes.  She has worked with companies of all sized on various contracts, purchase agreements, and other transactional issues.  She has represented companies in contract disputes, lease terminations, business break-ups, and cargo claims.  

Nancy works proactively with her clients on the development of effective contracts, drafting of policies and procedures, personnel management, and effective training and discipline.  Nancy also works with many clients on ADA compliance, telecommunication, and technology issues, including the emerging use of social media in the workplace.  

Currently, Nancy serves at the Empire Town Attorney/Town Prosecutor, the Georgetown Town Prosecutor, and Counsel to the Westminster Personnel Board.  She is regularly involved on various projects for the firm's other municipal and local government clients. She has worked with local governments on a wide variety of matters, including ordinance drafting, municipal court appeals, contract negotiations, code re-writes, open records disputes, public employee policies, and land use issues. 

Nancy is a member of the Colorado Municipal League, the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, and the International Municipal Lawyers Association.  She is also a member the Colorado and Denver Bar Association, a member of the COBALT Leadership Class of 2013. She serves on the Executive Committee of the William E. Doyle Inn of the Court, and is a Board member of the Colorado Women's Bar Association.  

Licensed for 18 years
State CO
Status Active
Acquired 2004
Updated 10/04/2022

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Kissinger & Fellman, P.C.
Ptarmigan Place, Suite 900
3773 Cherry Creek North Drive
Denver, CO, 80209-3819

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AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner (since 2013)
  • Kissinger & Fellman, P.C.
  • 2006 - Present
  • Associate
  • Netzorg, McKeever, Koclanes & Bernhardt, LLC
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Staff Attorney
  • Mountain States Employers Council, Inc.
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Student Attorney
  • University of Denver College of Law, Student Law Office
  • 2003 - 2004
  • Legal Intern
  • State of Ireland, Chief State Solicitor’s Office
  • 2003 - 2003
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Education

  • University of Denver College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • University of Georgia
  • ME - Master of Education
  • 1998
  • Colorado State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Associations

  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Board Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • William E. Doyle Inn of the Court
  • Executive Committee
  • 2003 - Present
  • Colorado Municipal League - Municipal Attorneys Division
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors - Policy and Legal Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Top Lawyer - Transportation Law
  • 5280 Magazine
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Outstanding Town Attorney
  • Metro City Attorneys Association
  • 2013

Publications

  • Colorado Biz Magazine
  • Tread Carefully When Using Social Media in the Hiring Process
  • 2012
  • The Washington Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors Fall 2011 Newsletter
  • "You Can't Fire Me for That!" Employee Discipline and Social Media
  • 2011
  • NATOA Journal
  • Highlights from the NATOA Policy and Legal Seminar
  • 2008
  • Mountain States Employers Council Bulletin
  • Unused Sick Leave Payout Considered a Non-Discretionary Attendance Bonus in Missouri
  • 2005
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Speaking Engagements

  • Human Resources Development Series
  • Your Pay Practices under the FLSA Microscope: Exempt Status and Employee Misclassification
  • 2014
  • CGAIT Spring Conference
  • Best Practices for IT Department
  • 2014
  • Human Resources Development Series
  • Your Non-Exempt Employees in a Virtual World: Tips and Best Practices to Avoid Issues and Lawsuits
  • 2013
  • Human Resources Development Series
  • ‘Like’ It Or Not – Social Networks Are Here To Stay: Legal Considerations of Social Media Use in the Workplace
  • 2013
  • Employment Law Seminar
  • Independent Contractors & Overtime Issues: How to meet the requirements of the Department of Transportation and the Department of Labor
  • 2013
  • e-NATOA Webinar
  • Closed Captioning: Update for Local Governments and PEG Channels
  • 2013
  • Annual Seminar on Municipal Law
  • It’s Not Unusual… To Be Employed By You: Laws Addressing the Atypical Worker
  • 2013
  • IMLA Personnel Teleconference
  • Tips on the Wage Scale: Recent Developments in the FLSA
  • 2012
  • Human Resources Update Seminar
  • Best Practices in Employment Law, HR & Risk Management
  • 2012
  • Annual Conference
  • Websites and Social Media: Legal Headlines
  • 2012
  • Annual Conference
  • Websites and Social Media: Legal Headlines
  • 2012
  • e-NATOA Webinar
  • The Future of PEG: The Implementation of Social Media Policies
  • 2011
  • e-NATOA Webinar
  • The 2010 Video Accessibility Act: Meeting PEG and Government Website Obligations
  • 2011
  • CML Annual Conference
  • Legal Implications of Social Media
  • 2011
  • ESPIOC Conference
  • Surfing the Unknown Waters of Social Media: Open Records, Content Restrictions, and Employee Management
  • 2010
  • e-NATOA Teleconference
  • Social Media Acceptable Use Polices
  • 2010
  • CML/GMTC Communications and the Future Conference
  • Legal Issues and Social Media Use
  • 2010
  • CML Annual Seminar on Municipal Law
  • Biting at the Americans With Disabilities Act: Regulatory Changes Affecting Municipalities
  • 2010
  • NATOA Annual Conferece
  • Using Broadband Technology: The Legal Implication of Implementing a Social Networking Plan
  • 2009
  • Mountain States Employers Council Public Employers Human Resources Conference
  • Employment Laws You Need to Know So You Don’t Strike Out
  • 2009
  • Colorado Municipal League Annual Seminar on Municipal Law
  • Survey of Public Sector Employment Law
  • 2008
  • Colorado Municipal League Annual Seminar on Municipal Law
  • Free Speech and Public Employees
  • 2007
  • Guest lecture for masters level "Legal Issues in Higher Education and Student Affairs" class
  • Life of a Lawsuit
  • 2006
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Commercial real estate Attorney | Sep 02
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Nancy is an extremely bright and creative lawyer. Her professionalism and dedication to her clients is superior."
Commercial real estate