Eric R. Coakley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Coakley Law
 | 2373 Central Park Blvd., Suite 100
Denver, CO 80238
Phone: 303-214-9329
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Consumer Law (20%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Eric R. Coakley is the founder and owner of Coakley Law, in Denver, Colorado. A top-rated attorney with nearly 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Coakley provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout Denver and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Business law and litigation, including contract disputes, employment law matters, fair debt collection practices and other areas

    ·       Cannabis industry representation

    ·       Housing and construction defects

    ·       Consumer protection

    ·       Business organization and planning

    ·       Small business transactions

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Coakley has served a wide range of commercial clients, from small, family-owned operations to some of the largest banks and corporations in America. At all turns, he maintains an unwavering focus on protecting his clients' rights and interests in the face of complex legal challenges that threaten to undermine their companies, and he has assisted numerous entrepreneurs and business owners with establishing their commercial enterprises with an eye on future success.

    Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Coakley has earned a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* peer review rating along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth knowledge of the law and aggressive approach to helping his clients obtain the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

    Mr. Coakley graduate summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts in 1998. He then attended the University of Colorado School of Law, where he received the Bernard J. Seeman Scholarship for academic excellence. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2002, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

    Active in his legal community, Mr. Coakley is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, and he helped establish the special committee on consumer protection for the Colorado Bar Association, where he served as the committee's first chair. He also volunteers his time and services for Colorado Lawyers Helping Colorado Veterans, and he is a member of the civil pro-bono panel for the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado.

    *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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 10%General Litigation
    • 20%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 20%Consumer Law
    • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 20%Business Litigation
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    Focus Areas

    Litigation, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Auto Dealer Fraud, Consumer Protection, Fraud, Identity Theft, Lemon Law, Construction Defects, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations


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    Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021

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    About Eric Coakley

    Admitted: 2002, Colorado

    Professional Webpage:


    • Bernard J. Seeman Scholarship for academic excellence, University of Colorado School of Law, Bernard J Seeman Scholarship, University of Colorado, 1999
    • Rated “Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO” by Super Lawyers, Superlawyers
    • Distinguished rated for High Professional Achievement, Martindale Hubbell
    • Recognized for outstanding pro bono service representing indigent parties, Judges and Magistrates of the United States District Court, District of Colorado, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Colorado, 2002
    • Denver Bar Association, Member
    • Colorado Bar Association, Member
    • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
    • Member of U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado Civil Pro-Bono Panel
    • Founder and member of the Consumer Protection Committee of the Colorado Bar Association, 2014

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member of the Colorado Bar Association's Lawyers Helping Veterans
    • Volunteer instructor for elementary school mock trial class: The People v. Hansel and Gretel
    • Founder and First Chair of the Special Committee for Consumer Protection of the Colorado Bar Association
    • Member of Colorado Lawyers Helping Colorado Veterans
    • Member of the Civil Pro-bono Panel, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

    Educational Background:

    • B.A. University of Massachusetts, summa cum laude, 2007

    Industry Groups

    • Construction
    • Food And Beverage
    • Medical and Financial Professionals
    • Retail
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    Office Location for Eric R. Coakley

    2373 Central Park Blvd.
    Suite 100
    Denver, CO 80238

    Phone: 303-214-9329

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