Fortis Law Partners promotes Cara Thornton to Partner

DENVER (July 19, 2022)—Leading Denver-based law firm Fortis Law has named Cara Thornton an equity partner in its growing practice. Thornton’s promotion recognizes her years of commitment to top-notch client service and excellent work at the firm, particularly in complex commercial litigation, including intellectual property, business torts, cannabis law, real estate, and other business-related disputes.

“I’m honored to receive this promotion, and I’ve so enjoyed the opportunities I’ve been able to take on to succeed in litigation on behalf of Fortis clients,” Thornton said. “Facing litigation can be overwhelming for clients. I strive to use my years of experience and insight to provide the best representation to my clients, so they always know they are protected and in good hands.”

Cara is a highly skilled litigator who regularly handles a variety of business and commercial cases spanning multiple practice areas, including intellectual property and trademark, cannabis, real estate, white-collar criminal defense, employment and labor. She also serves as outside general counsel for corporate clients, advising on a litany of issues, including contract and employment-related matters, formation and dissolution, and risk management.

“Fortis Law Partners has a culture of excellence and integrity and a team that prides itself on collaborative problem-solving. Cara has been a major asset to the firm in all of those regards,” said Julie Herzog, Managing Partner, Fortis Law Partners. “We know she will continue on her path of providing the highest-quality client service as an equity partner with the firm.”

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Shawna McGregor at or 917-971-7852.

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