Fortis Law Partners’ Legal Excellence Recognized By Super Lawyers

Four firm attorneys earn coveted distinction 

DENVER (March 1, 2024) – Four attorneys at Fortis Law Partners, a Denver-based law firm, have been recognized as 2024 Super Lawyers, a rating attained by only the top 5% of lawyers in the state who have achieved a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Fortis attorneys have regularly appeared on the list since 2012. For 2024, Super Lawyers again honored Fortis Law Managing Partners Julie Herzog, Henry Baskerville and Christine Lamb and bestowed a Super Lawyers Rising Stars designation on Associate Michael Annerino

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, selects outstanding attorneys from over 70 practice areas across the United States using a patented multiphase process that combines peer nominations and evaluations with professional achievement and independent research. 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.

“Being named to the Super Lawyers list feels like a recognition of our hustle, entrepreneurial spirit, relentless dedication to problem-solving and unwavering commitment to helping our clients thrive,” said Lamb. “We’re thrilled to have our excellence again recognized by Super Lawyers.” 

Christine (Chris) LambSuper Lawyers recognized partner Chris Lamb for her expertise in Employment and Labor law, an honor she’s held since 2015. Lamb heads Fortis’ respected employment law practice group, counseling companies and executives on human resources and personnel issues and defending businesses in employment lawsuits. She frequently represents her clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the US Department of Labor, the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment and other government entities. She is also certified as a labor & employment arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association® (AAA), the nation’s leading provider of alternative dispute resolution services.

mar-2019-onHerzog was honored for her Securities & Corporate Finance expertise, a recognition she’s achieved every year since 2014. As head of the firm’s corporate/securities practice, she handles a wide variety of corporate, securities and merger and acquisition transactions for a diverse clientele, including major public companies, investment banks, Fortune 100 corporations, startups, venture capitalists and private equity funds. Since 2013, Herzog has negotiated and closed over 300 transactions valued at over $1.5 billion on behalf of her clients. In 2019, Herzog co-founded Full Velocity Consulting, which provides companies with a range of C-suite services and fractional expertise in CCO, CFO, COO, and General Counsel positions.

Henry Baskerville - Partner - Litigation AttorneyBaskerville was noted for his skill in Business Litigation, an honor he’s received annually since 2012, when he was first recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star. Baskerville leads the firm’s litigation practice group and is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses on complex commercial litigation, cannabis law, white-collar criminal defense, government contracts, and construction law. In addition to Super Lawyers, he has received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating, for both legal ability and ethical standards. Baskerville also frequently serves as an outside general counsel or in an advisory capacity, helping small businesses and startups. Along with Herzog, Baskerville co-founded Full Velocity Consulting, utilizing his extensive corporate compliance, internal investigation and government contracting experience to advise clients from a wide range of industries.

Michael AnnerinoAssociate Michael Annerino received the Super Lawyers Rising Stars designation for the first time in 2024, recognizing his expertise in General Litigation. Annerino is a member of the litigation team at Fortis, where he represents individuals in all phases of their cases, from pre-litigation settlement negotiations through trial. Super Lawyers Rising Stars recipients are 40 or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. While up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Bree DeVita at bree@themaverickpr.com

About Fortis Law Partners

Fortis Law Partners offers broad expertise to help clients achieve effective legal solutions, from the simplest matters to the most challenging business problems. Whether a successful outcome means winning at trial, dismissing a lawsuit, negotiating a settlement, closing a transaction, or just getting thoughtful legal advice, Fortis lawyers get results. Our business-minded problem-solving approach, coupled with a persistent dedication to client service, enables us to create unmatched value. Practices include Commercial Litigation, Corporate / Securities / M&A; Employment Law; Tax; Cannabis; Trademark; Construction; Trusts & Estates; Psychedelics; Compliance Programs and Internal Investigations; and Real Estate & Development. For more information, visit FortisLawPartners.com. Continue the conversation on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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