Leah VanLandschoot

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

The Litigation Boutique LLC
 | 1720 South Bellaire Street, Suite 520
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: 303-355-1942
Fax: 303-355-2199
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Leah P. VanLandschoot is the founding member of The Litigation Boutique LLC.  Ms. VanLandschoot is licensed to practice law in Colorado and has experience handling employment and civil litigation matters in state and federal court, as well as before federal and state administrative agencies.  Ms. VanLandschoot represents her clients in connection with charges of discrimination and harassment in violation of Title VII, the ADA, ADEA, USERRA, FMLA, FLSA, and claims based on the Colorado Wage Claim Act and claims of wrongful discharge in violation of public policy.  Ms. VanLandschoot has successfully litigated matters (for employees and employers) of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, national origin discrimination, race discrimination, and retaliation in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.  She also spends time counseling clients on non-compete agreements, FMLA issues, FLSA compliance, and employment policies, severance agreements, and hiring practices.  In addition, Ms. VanLandschoot handles all matters of business and contract litigation as well as carefully selected personal injury matters.  Ms. VanLandschoot has jury trial experience and has worked with juror and trial consultants to obtain the best results for her clients. 

Prior to forming The Litigation Boutique LLC, Ms. VanLandschoot worked as an employment and civil litigator at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP and as a general commercial litigator at Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP.

Ms. VanLandschoot earned her undergraduate degree in Art and Business from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota, and earned her J.D., with highest honors (Order of St. Ives), from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (10%)

Employment Litigation (40%): Employment Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employer

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employer

Civil Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer


Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014

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About Leah VanLandschoot

Admitted: 2004, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://www.thelitbot.com/Attorneys/Leah-P-Vanlandschoot.shtm...

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Sections
  • Member, College of St. Catherine Alumnae Association
  • Member, Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member, Denver Bar Association
  • Member, Colorado Women's Bar Association
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Panelist, 11th Annual Colorado Business Law Institute Seminar, Co-Sponsored by the CBA Business Law Section, September 30, 2010
  • Speaker, Brownstein Employment Law Breakfast Briefing, September 15, 2010
  • "Make Your Website Accessible: The DOJ is Coming,"  American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law Flash, Special Feature, July, 2010
  • "Client Alert: The Impact of Family Medical History: EEOC's Final Regulations Interpreting the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA")"  Brownstein Client Alert, November 10, 2010
  • The Devil is in the E-mails: E-Discovery Issues Every Corporate Counsel Should Know
  • Thorny Leave Issues: Practical Guidance in Navigating the Interplay Among the ADAAA, GINA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation Law

Representative Clients:

  • Hernandez v. Ray Domenico Farms, Inc., 250 F. Supp. 3d 789 (D. Colo., April 14, 2017) (District court certifying question to Colorado Supreme Court regarding application of statute of limitations to Colorado Wage Claim Act claims brought under Section 109 of the Act). , 2017
  • Hoyt v. U.S. Bank N.A., No. 13-CV-1032-WJM-KLM, 2014 WL 6789910 (D. Colo. Dec. 2, 2014) (denying motion for summary judgment on Plaintiff's age discrimination and retaliation claims). , 2014
  • Newman v. Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Co., Inc., --- F.Supp.2d ----, 2010 WL 749872 (D. Colo.) (granting summary judgment on Truth in Lending Act claim), 2010
  • Kashawny v. Xcel Energy Services Inc., 2010 WL 1009897 (D. Colo.) (Slip Copy) (granting motion to dismiss on outrageous conduct claim against three individual executives), March 17, 2010
  • Maxey v. Restaurant Concepts II, LLC, 654 F.Supp.2d 1284 (D. Colo.) (granting summary judgment on ADEA claims for discrimination and retaliation and remanding state law claim for wrongful discharge), 2009
  • Hicks v. Bank of America, N.A., 218 Fed. Appx. 739 (10th Cir.) (affirming arbitration award for our client, founder and CEO of Health Grades, Inc.), 2007
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1720 South Bellaire Street
Suite 520
Denver, CO 80222

Phone: 303-355-1942

Fax: 303-355-2199

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Last Updated: 10/4/2019

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