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Alan SchuchmanAlan Schuchman

Alan Schuchman joins the firm after 7 years as Corporate Counsel for Claims and Litigation for global engineering and construction firm CH2M HILL, Inc. and 7 years in the Labor and Employment group of Holland & Hart, LLP, in Denver, Colorado.

While with CH2M HILL Alan managed claims and litigation worldwide involving alleged professional negligence, personal injuries and fatalities, various torts, breach of contract claims, mechanics liens, terminations, administrative complaints, OSHA citations, and various other claims. Additionally Alan provided training on issues of risk, change management and avoidance of disputes.

While in private practice Alan focused on the representation of local, national and international clients in state and federal litigation, jury and bench trials, arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and mediations, involving contract, lease and other commercial disputes, insurance coverage disputes, common law employment claims, Title VII, FMLA, FLSA, NLRA, ADA, ERISA, restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets, labor campaigns and disputes, wage and hour law matters, unemployment claims, personal injury, negligence, premises liability, construction litigation, First Amendment litigation, and more. He also spent significant time counseling clients, including drafting policies and contracts/agreements and training on Human Resource issues.

Alan is admitted to practice in the federal and state courts of Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska.

Throughout his career Alan has been a frequent author, presenter and trainer on the avoidance of risk for engineering/construction firms and human resource issues.

Presentations and Publications

  • Change Order Management, Co-Author/Presenter
  • Attorney-Client Privilege In a Global Corporation, Author/Presenter
  • Top Ten Ways To Avoid or Mitigate Litigation, Author/Presenter
  • Risk Smart, Co-Author/Presenter
  • How to Use Your iPad in Your Legal Practice, Author/Presenter
  • Non-Solicitation, The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Employment Law (2004 ed.), Author
  • Colorado Employment Law Letter, Co-Editor, 2003-05, Contributing author of over 30 articles, 1998-2005
  • BNA Developing Labor Law, 2005 Supplement, Contributing Editor
  • Note, The Holy and the Handicapped--An Examination of the Different Applications of the Reasonable Accommodation Clause in Title VII and the ADA, 73 Ind. L.J. Issue 2 (1998), Author
  • Misuse of Technology, ABA Technology Committee Meeting 2005, Presenter/Author
  • Protecting Your Company from Departing Employees, Co-Moderator/Presenter/Author
  • Time Off Issues in the Workplace, Moderator/Presenter
  • Electronic Workplace Privacy, Moderator/Presenter
  • Fair Labor Standards Act, Presenter
  • Family Medical Leave Act, Effectively Managing Return to Work Issues, Presenter
  • Update on Privacy and Emerging Issues in Electronic Workplace Litigation, Presenter
  • Employment Records in Colorado: Documentation of Discipline and Termination, Presenter
  • Prepare Your Workplace for New Liability Risks Posed by E-Mail and Internet, Presenter
  • Human Resource Audits, Presenter
  • Human Resource Fundamentals in Colorado, Wage and Hour Law, Presenter

Education

  • Northwestern University BS
  • Maurer School of Law Indiana University Bloomington, JD 1998, Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, The Order of Barristers, Managing Editor Indiana Law Journal, recipient of the Scribe Legal Writing Award, recipient of awards for performance in Trial Practice, Torts and Commercial Transactions, National Trial Competition National Semifinalist ‘98 and Regional Finalist ‘97, Best Oralist Moot Court Competition

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