Spencer Kontnik

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Kontnik | Cohen, LLC
 | 201 Steele Street, Suite 210
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 720-759-2535
Fax: 720-223-7273
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Rights (30%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • ASL
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Spencer Kontnik is a partner with Kontnik | Cohen, LLC, law firm in Denver, Colorado. A top-rated trial attorney with more than five years of legal experience, Mr. Kontnik provides invaluable and effective counsel and support to clients throughout the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    · Employment and disability law

    · Plaintiff employment litigation

    · Civil rights litigation for plaintiffs

    · Contract disputes and business litigation

    Born with significant hearing loss, Mr. Kontnik has become a champion for those who have suffered discrimination in the workplace because of their hearing disabilities, and he has gained a reputation as a staunch advocate for the deaf and hard-of-hearing outside his legal practice. Handling all types of employment law violations, he also works hard to protect the rights and entitlements of those with claims involving wage and hour disputes, sexual harassment and all other forms of discrimination.

    From his efforts, Mr. Kontnik has achieved remarkable success securing positive outcomes for his clients, and he has secured numerous substantial settlements and verdicts for those he has served. At all turns, he delivers the highly personalized counsel his clients need to make the best-informed decisions, and he maintains an unwavering focus on ensuring they achieve their goals and the justice they deserve.

    A 2010 graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder, Mr. Kontnik obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2014. An academic scholar in law school, he received the Director's Award for his exceptional contributions to the school's National Trial Team, and he won Best in Tournament at Golden Gate University's In Vino Veritas National Trial Invitation.

    Mr. Kontnik is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District Court of Colorado, and he is an active member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association and the Disability Rights Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. He also helped establish The Smile and Nod Project, a nonprofit devoted to helping those with hearing loss, and he is a member of the Denver Active 2030 Children’s Foundation.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 30%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 30%Civil Rights
    • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    About Spencer Kontnik

    Admitted: 2014, Colorado

    Professional Webpage: https://www.kontnikcohen.com/spencer-kontnik

    Honors/Awards:

    • U.S. Senator for Colorado, Distinguished Service
    • 2-Time All American Swimmer
    • English Channel Swim, Raising over $150,000 for charity
    • Golden Gate University: In Vino Veritas National Trial Invitation, Best in Tournament
    • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Academic Scholar
    • Performance and Leadership Strum College of Law National Trial Team, Directors Award

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Disability Rights Bar Association
    • Colorado
    • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association
    • Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association
    • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
    • U.S. District Court for the District Court of Colorado

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Denver Active 2030 Children’s Foundation, Member
    • The Smile and Nod Project, Co-Founder

    Educational Background:

    • University of Colorado
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    Office Location for Spencer Kontnik

    201 Steele Street
    Suite 210
    Denver, CO 80206

    Phone: 720-759-2535

    Fax: 720-223-7273

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    Last Updated: 10/1/2020

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