Shook Hardy & Bacon Announces 2020 New Partners

Two in Denver promoted to partner

Shook Hardy & Bacon promoted 14 attorneys to partner effective March 1.

“These results-driven lawyers tirelessly advocate for firm clients in complex litigation and still make time to serve their communities,” said Shook chair Madeleine McDonough. “We are committed to building the next generation of lawyers to not only serve our clients but enhance the legal profession. It’s an exciting time in their careers.”

In Denver, the firm promoted Eric Hobbs and Daniel Rohner.

Hobbs focuses on complex business, commercial and product liability litigation for clients in a variety of industries. He has tried cases in federal and state courts throughout the country and in arbitration. He is a member of the board of directors for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of JDRF International. He received a law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Rohner practices nationally, concentrating on complex commercial matters relating to employment, business torts and contract disputes. He received a law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.


The 1st Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a Jefferson County court judgeship created by the resignation of Judge Jean Woodford. The vacancy will occur on April 4. 

Nominees Andrew Fitzgerald of Morrison, Sara Garrido of Lakewood and Kristan Wheeler of Arvada were selected in a meeting held via videoconference on March 18.

Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from March 19 to appoint one of the nominees as county court judge for Jefferson County.

Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via e-mail to the governor at [email protected].

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