Katelyn S. Werner

Partner

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  • Biography

    Katelyn Werner focuses her practice primarily in the representation of corporations and professionals against various claims including contractual disputes, professional liability, employment discrimination, personal injury, and wrongful death claims. She represents insurance companies in cases involving complex extra-contractual matters such as alleged bad faith denials, Bashor and Nunn agreements, and coverage.

    Ms. Werner also represents Class I railroads and short line railroads in FELA lawsuits, crossing collisions, and administrative proceedings before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. Ms. Werner’s experience includes serving as national counsel for a Class I railroad in mass tort cases. Previously, Ms. Werner was selected and served as part of the Young Attorney Executive Advisory Board of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC).

    Ms. Werner has experience successfully representing clients in commercial disputes as well as all aspects of litigation in state and federal court, including pre-litigation matters, dispositive motions practice, settlements, trials, and appeals.

    Ms. Werner was previously selected and served on the board of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA). She has also served as the Vice Chair of the General Liability Committee of the CDLA.  She is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. When she is not working, Ms. Werner serves as a Board Member of the Trinity University Alumni Association for the Colorado Chapter.

    Admissions

    Colorado
    Montana
    Nebraska
    U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
    U.S. District Court, District of Montana
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

    Memberships

    Colorado Bar Association
    Denver Bar Association
    Colorado Women's Bar Association
    Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
    National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel

    Community Involvement

    Junior League of Denver, Prior Chair of Community Council Committee
    Trinity University Alumni Association for the Colorado Chapter, Board Member

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  • Education

    Education

    J.D., cum laude, University of Richmond School of Law, 2009

    B.A., Economics, Political Science, and Urban Studies, Trinity University, 2005

    Honors

    Rising Star distinction by Colorado Super Lawyers (2014-2019)