Denver Colorado employment defense lawyers for employers

Discrimination Defense Attorneys in Denver. We Represent Colorado Employers Only

Regardless of your size, Colorado employers will face discrimination lawsuits that can put the company at great risk of financial liability and public exposure. Watson &. Associates discrimination defense attorneys help employers to protect the company’s interests by aggressively defending against meritless claims. Colorado employment law forbids discrimination when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, and any other term or condition of employment.  Our firm understands that employers have rights just like employees do. We aggressively defend those rights.

As a Colorado employer, you may find yourself defending against employee disputes or allegations of employment discrimination. Having your company minimize the possibility of huge fines and public embarrassment is critical. Watson & Associates most employers are bound to face disputes with their employees.

When faced with an employee complaint (or complaints from multiple employees), you must defend discrimination complaints strategically with the assistance of the best employment defense attorneys in Denver. Sometimes dealing directly with the employee can resolve matters without expensive litigation.


  • Race discrimination defense
  • Allegations of wrongful termination in the workplace and EEO Laws in Colorado
  • National origin discrimination
  • Gender discrimination defense
  • Religious discrimination
  • EEOC age discrimination defense
  • Sexual discrimination law
  • Draft employment agreements
  • Drafting internal policies and controls
  • Employee Handbooks and facilitate investigations with human resources
  • Responding with EEOC position statements
  • Assessing developing employer defenses to discrimination claims
  • Internal investigations and government contracts employment advice for employers
  • Consulting on Colorado employer-employee relationship laws

EEOC Attorneys and Denver Discrimination Lawyers

The Denver discrimination lawyers at Watson &. Associates work directly with employer management and experts to develop an aggressive defense before litigation. The law firm helps employers aggressively deal with discrimination claims for the EEOC.

Our defense attorneys understand that resolving a workplace discrimination case means diving into the facts and presenting an honest opinion to the employer. If the case has a strong defense to discrimination allegations, we will advise the CEOs and prepare for litigation if the need arises.

 Age Discrimination Defense Attorneys

The EEOC suggests that age discrimination in Colorado involves treating an applicant or employee less favorably because of his or her age. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) forbids Colorado employers to discriminate against people who are of the age of  40 or older. Colorado employment law does doe protect employers under the age of 40, although some states have laws that protect younger workers from age discrimination. At Watson & Associates, LLC our Colorado employment discrimination defense attorneys and employer defense lawyers help with internal investigations, handling EEOC complaints and litigation support.

In addition to the various types of laws, Colorado employment law prohibits discrimination in any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, benefits, and any other term or condition of employment.

National Origin Discrimination Defense 

According to the EEOC National origin discrimination deals with employers who treat people (applicants or employees) unfavorably because they are from a particular country or part of the world, because of ethnicity or accent, or because they appear to be of a certain ethnic background (even if they are not). National origin discrimination in Colorado also involves treating a person unfavorably because they are married to (or associated with) a person of a certain country or national origin. This type of employer Discrimination can occur when the victim and the person who inflicted the discrimination are of the same national origin. At Watson & Associates, LLC our Denver discrimination lawyers work with CEO’s and management to investigate, ligate and aggressively defend Colorado employers at trial if necessary.

Denver Discrimination Lawyers for Race/Color 

The EEOC states that race discrimination involves treating a person (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because he/she is of a certain race or because of personal characteristics associated with race (such as hair texture, skin color, or certain facial features). Color discrimination in Colorado involves treating someone unfavorably because of skin color complexion. Race/color discrimination also can involve treating someone unfavorably because the person is married to (or associated with) a person of a certain race or color. This is a tricky and complex area of employment law. Watson & Associates Denver discrimination lawyers CO help employers to sift through the facts and to aggressively litigate and defend baseless allegations from employees.

Wrongful Termination Lawyers Denver CO – Defense Attorneys for Employers

Although Colorado is an at-will discharge state, the employer still has certain restrictions before avoiding a wrongful termination lawsuit. Watson & Associates wrongful termination lawyers help employers to defend against employment discrimination lawsuits based on alleged unlawful terminations. The following is an example for employers to get an idea of how claims for wrongful termination claims can develop.

An employee cannot be terminated as a result of discrimination based on race, gender, age, religion, national origin, pregnancy, disability or sexual orientation. The timeline of events would set the stage for an employment discrimination case. At Watson & Associates, our employer defense lawyers only handle wrongful termination cases based on discrimination as stated above.

Denver EEOC  Lawyers & Colorado Employer Defense Lawyers 

Colorado employment discrimination defense lawyers and employer defense attorneys Denver COTheodore P Watson. Practice Area Lead  Colorado Employment Lawyer Denver.

As Colorado workplace discrimination defense attorneys in Denver Colorado, we understand the rights of employers and the legal reasons why they can take adverse actions against employees. Without this required understanding of the laws on firing employees, employers cannot start their defense when responding to EEOC field office employer position statements.

Develop Effective Employer Position Statements in Response to EEOC Claims

 The employment defense law firm and Denver EEOC attorneys of Watson & Associates, LLC will promptly assess the details of each case and assess the strengths and weaknesses so that employers can make informed decisions. Using the facts under Colorado employer discrimination laws and regulations and the terms of your employment contract, our Colorado employment lawyers will investigate the facts and prepare sound position statements. Your position statement is the beginning of the litigation process for discrimination cases.

  • This information will be held against you at trial.
  • Here is where you invoke affirmative defenses to discrimination claims.

Speak With One of Our Denver Discrimination Defense Attorneys & Employer Defense Lawyers Today

Do you need to speak with a discrimination defense attorney about employer defense litigation? For a free and confidential consultation at Watson & Associates, call us at 720.941.7200 or inquire online today.