Wilbur Smith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Denver, CO

Wilbur Smith, P.C.
5353 Manhattan Cir, Suite 202
Denver, CO 80303
Phone: 720-805-1002
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee (60%), Civil Rights (20%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

With thirty years of legal expertise, Wilbur Smith focuses upon hostile work environment cases and other employment matters including defense against accusations, defense against disciplinary actions, unlawful terminations, employment contracts, and confidentiality agreements. 

Mr. Smith empowers his clients with the knowledge, skill, and experience required for gaining control when work problems arise, questions are unanswered, or the work environment gets out-of-control. When you need a lawyer, reaching your goals requires knowledge about all legal rights, a sound strategy, an intelligent action plan, and strong, decisive action.  With a focus on employment cases, and hundreds of litigation cases behind him, Wil Smith knows the ins and outs of employment law success.

In 2019, Mr. Smith negotiated a $3.55 Million settlement for female sheriff deputies who sued the Denver Sherriff’s Department in a case about severe sexual harassment perpetrated by male inmates. Eddy, et al., v. City and County of Denver. In 2015, he represented the lead plaintiff in a racial harassment class-action case resulting in a $14.5 Million settlement for the plaintiffs. EEOC v. Patterson-UTI Drilling Company LLC.  Mr. Smith deployed to Afghanistan from 2011 to 2013, managing projects aimed at rebuilding the justice system and ending systematic violence against women. Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Justice System Support Program.  

Mr. Smith practices in the United States District Court of Colorado, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Colorado Civil Rights Division, and the Colorado Courts. Wilbur smith earned his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Oregon School of Law.  Mr. Smith practices law in Denver, Boulder, and the Front Range of Colorado.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20%Civil Rights
  • 20%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Sexual Harassment, Race Discrimination, Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination


1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021

About Wilbur Smith

Admitted: 1998, Wyoming

Educational Background

  • JD Degree University of Oregon School of Law, 1981


  • Settlement $1,550,000.00 for sexual harassment case by female deputy sheriff's against the City and County of Denver. , 2019
  • Settlement for lead plaintiff in $14,500,000.00 racial discrimination case. , 2015

Industry Groups

  • Administration and Sales Employees
  • Corporate employees
  • Law Enforcement Employees
  • Public Employees
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Office Location for Wilbur Smith

5353 Manhattan Cir
Suite 202
Denver, CO 80303

Phone: 720-805-1002

Last Updated: 2/17/2021

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