Andrew D. Ringel


Mr. Ringel’s practice focuses on trial and appellate litigation. His practice includes litigation of claims involving civil rights, constitutional law, employment discrimination, land use, insurance bad faith, ERISA, long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, life insurance, health care, premises liability, and other civil and commercial litigation. Mr. Ringel regularly litigates claims under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, 42 U.S.C.§ 1983, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, the Equal Pay Act, RFRA, RLUIPA, and other federal and Colorado statues. Mr. Ringel represents a wide variety of public entities, public officials and employees, non-profits, businesses, corporations, and insurers in litigation matters before federal and state trial courts and appellate courts in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1994
  • Wyoming, 2021
  • Montana, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana
  • U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


Denver Office
1001 17th Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202


JD: Georgetown University Law School, 1994, cum laude
BA: Claremont McKenna College, 1991, Literature and History, magna cum laude, Best History Major Award, Dunbar Fellowship, Honors Thesis


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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Employment Litigation: Defense, 2011, 2013-2019
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, “Rising Star,” 2009
  • Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable John C. Profilio, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1994-1996
  • Staff Member for U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Washington, D.C., 1993
  • Recipient, ABA Section of Urban, State, and Local Government Law Certificate of Recognition in the Study of Land Use Law, 1994
  • Georgetown International Environmental Law Review: Staff, 1993-1994
  • Articles Editor, 1994, Research Asst., Professor Daniel R. Ernst, Georgetown University Law Center, 1992-1993
Professional Associations
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Presenter, “Ethics and Legal Liability for Prosecutors,” Arapahoe County District Attorney’s Office, 2014
  • Speaker, “State of Harassment Litigation 2013,” ExecuSummit, 8th Annual National Employment Practices Liability Insurance Seminar, 2013
  • Speaker, “Board Member Liability – Protecting Your Family, Your House, Your Reputation,” American Fraternal Alliance Annual Meeting, September, 2011
  • Speaker, “Defending Police and Sheriff Liability Claims in Colorado,” Lorman Educational Services, 2009, 2011, and 2013