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Juan Obregon

Associate

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

Juan counsels employers on workforce management issues and helps clients resolve disputes and mitigate risk.

Juan represents employers in disputes involving claims of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and other employment-related matters, including non-compete agreements and wage-based claims. He also has experience litigating ERISA claims, and frequently provides advice and counsel on wage and hour issues, independent contractor issues, and non-compete agreements.

Juan represents clients in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, and has extensive class action experience in the wage and hour and independent contractor space.

Before joining Holland & Hart, Juan practiced employment law at a national labor and employment firm in Denver and at a commercial litigation firm in New Orleans. Juan is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina and is fluent in Spanish.

Experience

Employment Litigation
  • Class / Collective Actions
  • Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation (federal / state / local law)
  • Breach of Contract
HR Counseling, Compliance, and Risk Management
  • Accommodations, Disabilities, Leaves
  • Employment Policies, Handbooks, and Manuals
  • Executive Compensation and Employment Contracts
  • Employment / Severance Agreements
  • Employee Misconduct
  • Hiring, Discipline, Performance Evaluations, and Terminations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Pay Practices and Independent Contractors
  • Policy Violations
Unfair Competition
  • Noncompete and Restrictive Covenant Agreements
Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Audits
  • Contractor Classification
  • Policies and Procedures

News

Publications

Education

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch, Labor and Employment Law - Management, 2021, 2022
  • Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Employment Litigation: Defense, 2022
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Transportation/Maritime, 2018; Employment Litigation: Defense, 2019, 2020; Employee Benefits, 2021
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