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Emily Hobbs


555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Emily Hobbs provides efficient and practical solutions to ensure companies of all sizes have the tools to minimize employment-related legal risks allowing management to focus on their top talent investments.

Emily develops relationships with her clients, learning about their industry and operations, so she can provide pragmatic advice on day-to-day employment issues and help to implement best practices and policies that prevent employment crises from arising. When disputes arise, Emily brings to bear her extensive experience representing management in arbitration and proceedings before governmental agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal and state departments of labor, and various state civil rights agencies. She also has significant experience litigating employment-related cases in federal and state trial courts and represents clients in appeals.

As an editor of the Colorado Employment Law Letter, Emily is at the vanguard of legal developments and trends in state, federal, and local laws governing the employment relationship.


Accommodations, Disabilities, Leaves
Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation and Litigation
HR Counseling, Compliance, and Risk Management
  • Drug & Alcohol Testing 
  • Employment Policies, Handbooks, and Manuals
  • Hiring, Discipline, Performance Evaluations, and Terminations
  • Investigations
  • Pay Practices and Independent Contractors
  • Training for employees, supervisors, managers, executives, Board of Directors
Employment Litigation and Class Actions
  • Class and Multi-Plaintiff Actions
Tax and Benefits
  • Employee Benefits and ERISA Litigation



Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions

Court Admissions


  • The Best Lawyers in America© Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2019, 2020

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, Board Member
  • Children’s Garden Montessori, Board Member

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