Marci Gilligan LaBranche

Marci Gilligan LaBranche

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Denver, CO

Ridley, McGreevy & Winocur P.C.
 | 303 16th Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-629-9700
Fax: 303-629-9702
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • General Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

Marci Gilligan specializes in defense of individuals and entities in all manner of criminal and regulatory actions. Marci has defended clients accused of securities fraud, bank fraud, wire fraud, tax fraud, mortgage fraud and violations of the Clean Water Act.  She has also represented clients before State and Federal grand juries and conducted internal investigations on behalf of corporations under criminal and regulatory investigation. 

Ms. Gilligan has served as trial counsel in some of Colorado’s highest-profile white collar cases, including the insider trading trial of the former CEO of Qwest Communications and the successful defense of a Vise President of Qwest on securities fraud counts.  Most recently, Marci obtained an acquittal on all counts against an executive of a medical devices company charged with various FDA violations related to the alleged importation and use of unapproved medical devices. 

In addition to her white collar practice, Marci represents individuals in all variety of misdemeanors and felonies including sophisticated drug conspiracies, property crimes, computer crimes and crimes against persons. Marci is also a member of the Tenth Circuit CJA Panel.

About Marci LaBranche

Admitted: 2000, Colorado

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
  • Board of Directors, Faculty of Federal Advocates, 2005
  • Western Regional Co-Chair, ABA Committee on White Collar Crime, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Criminal Justice Act Panel

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Panelist, The New Federal Criminal Time Computation Rules, Colorado Bar Association, 2009
  • Moderator, Criminal and Regulatory Implications of the Real Estate Crisis, 2008
  • Panelist, Parallel Proceedings and Discovery in Complex Litigation, 2005
  • Lecturer, Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO):  University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2011
  • Lecturer, Money Laundering:  University of Denver Sturm School of Law, 2011
  • LACDL 23rd Annual Law & All That Jazz Seminar, Speaker, How to Get Your Client's Original Plea Offer Back from the Government, 2013
  • NACDL's 3rd Annual West Coast White Collar Conference, Panelist, Dirty Laundry, Clean Hands: Defending Against Money Laundering Charges, 2013

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Universiaty of Kansas, 1996
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Office Location for Marci Gilligan LaBranche

303 16th Street
Suite 200
Denver, CO 80202

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Last Updated: 10/4/2019

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