Fortis Law Partners, a leading Denver-based law firm, is pleased to announce that co-founders Julie Herzog and Christine Lamb have been selected as Super Lawyers for 2019. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of nominees are selected as a Super Lawyer.
Recognized as a Super Lawyer every year since 2014, Herzog is a Top Rated Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney and heads the firm’s corporate/securities practice. Herzog handles a wide variety of corporate, securities and merger and acquisition transactions work, including entity and fund formations, debt and equity financing’s, management buyouts, real estate development, joint ventures and strategic alliances. She takes great pride in her reputation of providing sound and practical business counsel to numerous corporations and industry professionals. Her clients include Fortune 100 corporations, and she has handled business transactions valued beyond $4 billion for major investment banks and public companies. While always exuding professionalism and efficiency, Herzog also has a friendly, down-to-earth demeanor that her clients have come to appreciate. She practiced corporate and securities law for major international firms in Chicago, Denver and Hong Kong for many years and has successfully founded, run and sold her own retail business, giving her a level of experience and practicality matched by few others in her field.
“I’m honored to selected by my peers to be a Super Lawyer for the sixth year in a row,” Herzog said. “My experience as a business owner has provided insights into the many opportunities and challenges business owners face during the life-cycle of a company.”
Lamb has been selected as a Super Lawyer annually since 2015. She heads Fortis’ Labor & Employment law practice and focuses her practice on advising employers on human resources and personnel issues and defending companies in employment lawsuits. Lamb has over 25 years’ experience representing a wide variety of employers ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. She regularly counsels companies on personnel policies and manuals, employment agreements, executive compensation, non-compete and trade secret agreements, harassment investigations, hiring, firing, discipline, leaves of absence and disability accommodations. She has defended hundreds of employment lawsuits in both state and federal courts in Colorado and throughout the Rocky Mountain region. She also frequently represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the United States Department of Labor (DOL). Before founding Fortis Law Partners, Lamb practiced employment law at large law firms in Chicago and Denver. She enjoys getting to know her clients’ businesses goals and company culture in order to provide more meaningful and comprehensive advice on personnel issues.
“I want to thank Super Lawyers for recognizing me again this year,” Lamb said. “Employment law is ever evolving, and it is a privilege to provide counsel to my clients to help them navigate the sometimes-choppy waters.”
Fortis Law Partners’ attorneys have been regularly recognized as Super Lawyers. Other Fortis Super Lawyer honorees include Henry Baskerville, Partner (Super Lawyer Rising Star: 2012-2015, 2017-2018), and Andrew Comer, Associate (Super Lawyer Rising Star: 2018).
Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, selects attorneys using a patented multi-phased selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Since Super Lawyers is intended to be used as an aid in selecting a lawyer, we limit the lawyer ratings to those who can be hired and retained by the public. Only 5 percent of nominees are selected as a Super Lawyer, with only 2.5 percent of nominees recognized as Rising Stars.
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