Thomas J. Arckey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Centennial, CO

Arckey & Associates, LLC
 | 6465 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Suite 250
Centennial, CO 80111
Phone: 303-798-8546
Fax: 303-798-4637
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2008, 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A founding partner at Arckey & Associates, LLC, Thomas J. Arckey represents people across Colorado. His practice includes handling busienss and employment law cases that involve business law and employment law and litigation.  Representation includes whistleblower protection, unlawful retaliation and all forms of harassment and discrimination based on factors such as sex, race, disability, color and national origin. He also guides clients through contracts and agreements including trade secret, noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements and executive and physician contracts, as well as litigation involving these topics. Additionally, Mr. Arckey takes on cases regarding personal injury and accident law.

In 1981, Mr. Arckey received a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University. He then earned a Juris Doctor in 1984 from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Mr. Arckey counts among his successes his ability to work with individuals and businesses to find a quick yet comprehensive outcome. He has more than 28 years of experience providing advice to, negotiating on behalf of and going to court for clients. 

For his track record of success, Mr. Arckey holds an Avvo “Superb” rating; he has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell; and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

A licensed attorney in Colorado, Mr. Arckey is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and all state courts.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (40%)

Business Litigation (40%): Non-Compete Agreements

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Non-Compete Agreements, Business Formation and Planning, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2008, 2014 - 2020

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About Thomas Arckey

Admitted: 1985, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyer, Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Editorial Excellence Award, Trial Talk Magazine, 2005
  • AV Rating from professional colleagues, noting highest level of competence and ethics in the practice of law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Plaintiffs Employment Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Employment Causes of Actions in Colorado, Trial Talk June 1995
  • Advising Clients on Severance and Settlement Agreements, Trial Talk, July 2000
  • Employment Law Editor, Trial Talk Magazine, 2003 to present
  • Title VII Discrimination Law in Colorado, Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, 2004 to present
  • Trade Secrecy and Non-Competitive Covenants in Colorado, NBI Seminars, Co-Author and Instructor,  2000 - 2004
  • Employee or Independent Contractor? Determining the Relationship, Trial Talk, July 2003
  • Miscellaneous Torts in Employment Law, Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, 1998 and 2004


  • United States Welding, Inc. v. Advaced Circuits, Inc., 420 P.3d 278 (Colo. 2018), 2018

Representative Clients:

  • Paramount Utility Corporation, Paramount Cable Corporation, Apartment Condominium and Concepts Unlimited, Inc., Resolute Recruiting USA, Inc. , 2019

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University, B.S, 1981, 1981
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Office Location for Thomas J. Arckey

6465 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard
Suite 250
Centennial, CO 80111

Phone: 303-798-8546

Fax: 303-798-4637

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Last Updated: 10/4/2019

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