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Janae Ruppert

Of Counsel

2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 450, Cheyenne, WY 82001

Janae provides clients comprehensive, practical counsel on a range of employment law matters.

Janae helps companies protect their business interests in hiring and employment decisions. Clients turn to Janae for sound counsel on employee mentoring, management relations, and policy development. She also counsels clients in real estate and commercial litigation disputes. Janae draws on her experience to identify opportunities and develop strategies to help guide clients through negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, bench trials, and jury trials.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Janae served as the VP of Attorney Practice and Regional Managing attorney in two prominent legal collection firms. This provided Janae extensive litigation experience at state and federal levels. Janae was responsible for managing states in the Rocky Mountain region and the Pacific Northwest, directly managing 15-20 attorneys and support staff at any given time.


Employment Litigation
  • Class / Collective Actions
  • Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation (federal / state / local law)
  • Breach of Contract
  • Employment-related Torts
  • Defamation
  • Wrongful Discharge / Whistleblower
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
  • Trade Secret Protection / Enforcement
Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Audits
  • Contractor Classification
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Response to Government Investigations


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