Nadia H. Patrick


Nadia Patrick is a trial lawyer with experience in litigating complex cases at the state and federal levels. She focuses her practice on civil litigation with an emphasis in catastrophic casualty, transportation law (including trucking and railroad defense), employment law, and toxic tort defense. Her unique experience allows her to help employers navigate workplace accidents, regulatory inspections, personal liability investigations, and crisis management and prevention. Nadia represents Fortune 500 companies in the transportation and medical sectors, and has significant experience representing insurance clients in high-value personal injury cases.

Nadia began her career litigating cases on behalf of the U.S. Department of Labor and was able to hone her skills as a litigator by trying numerous cases on behalf of the Secretary of Labor. She went on to work for the Colorado Office of the Attorney General, where she represented the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) and assisted with drafting some of the first retail marijuana regulations in the nation.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2011
  • Montana, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas


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


JD: Texas A&M School of Law, 2010
BS: Towson University, 2005, English


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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, “Rising Star,” Transportation/Maritime, 2019
Professional Associations
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Rhone Brackett Inn of Court
  • Urdu
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Presenter, “Flipping Favor: How to Turn Plaintiff’s Physicians Into Your Experts,” Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, 2021

  • Presenter, “Finding False Claims – An Introduction to Qui Tam Litigation,” National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 2019

  • Presenter, “Blurry Vision: How Rheumatological Conditions Can Present as Interstitial Fibrosis in Occupational Claims,” Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, 2019

  • Co-Author, “Red Light/Green Light: Ethics in the Age of ‘Legal’ Marijuana,” Hall & Evans, LLC, 2015

  • Presenter, “Where the Reefer Meets the Road: A Practical Approach to Pot Regulations,” Rhone Brackett Inn of Court, 2015

  • Presenter, “Implications of Unwarrantables in MSHA’s Pattern of Violations,” U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, 2013

  • Presenter, “Navigating the D-Chain,” U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, 2012

  • Presenter, “MSHA Safeguards: A Primer,” U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor and Mine Safety Health Administration, 2011