Baird Quinn LLC is a boutique employment, labor and commercial law firm in Denver, Colorado, that represents employers and employees in employment law disputes, management on union issues, and business clients in commercial litigation matters. We represent individuals and businesses not only in Colorado, but throughout the United States. Our employment and labor law firm combines the skills, experience, and judgment that can only be obtained through years at the top law firms with the value that can only be provided in a small firm environment. Our attorneys have been recognized by Chambers USA,Colorado Super Lawyers, and The Best Lawyers in America as top employment lawyers through a state wide nomination process, as reported in Colorado Law Week and Colorado Super Lawyers.

Our firm is located near downtown Denver, Colorado, in the beautiful Bushong Mansion. You may learn more about our attorneys, J. Mark Baird and Beth Doherty Quinn, by reviewing their biographical information, and more about our practice by reviewing our practice area pages and client testimonials page. Baird Quinn's employment lawyers have significant experience, not only litigating employment cases, but also trying employment cases before state and federal court judges and juries, as well as AAA and FMCS arbitrators. The following are examples of representative cases recently tried by Baird Quinn's employment attorneys: 

Wright v. RES USA, LLC -- Prevailed in arbitration and recovered $556,462.00 in severance pay and benefits to which CEO was entitled due to good reason resignation triggered by diminution in authority, duties and responsibilities. 

Luoma v. DST Systems, Inc. -- Recovered $528,000, plus attorneys' fees and costs, in arbitration on behalf of executive who resigned from his employment for "Good Reason" due to diminution in his authority, duties and responsibilities.  

Atlantic Building Systems, LLC v. Great Western Building Systems, LLC et al. -- Obtained preliminary injunction against former executive and competing company he started to prevent continued competition in violation of employment agreement with non-competition provisions.

Mielnicki v. Walmart Stores, Inc. -- Obtained summary judgment and dismissal of ADA failure-to-accommodate claims asserted by former employee and successfully defended favorable ruling on appeal before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Gomez v. Sam's West, Inc. -- Obtained summary judgment on all discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims asserted by employee against client under Title VII and the ADA.

Aspiri v. LLP Legal Plans, Inc., and Legal Life Plans, Inc. -- Obtained favorable judgment from U.S. District Court on behalf of former executive for $239,273.39, for unpaid salary, Colorado Wage Act penalties, and attorneys fees and costs.

Kay v. InnovAge -- Obtained favorable Arbitration Award after three (3) day hearing on behalf of former CIO against former employer on breach of contract and Colorado Wage Act claims, recovering full bonus, Wage Act penalties, attorney fees and costs.

Woods v. IHTT, Inc. -- Obtained favorable verdict on breach of contract, Colorado Wage Act and abuse of process claims against client's former employer, recovering $150,918 for lost commissions, other pecuniary losses, emotional distress and punitive damages. Baird Quinn also prevailed on all counterclaims asserted by former employer against client. Denver District Court awarded Baird Quinn attorneys' fees and costs exceeding $100,000 incurred in prosecuting claims and defending counterclaims.

Armstrong v. Steel City Building Solutions et al. -- Baird Quinn obtains favorable judgment after four (4) day trial in Arapahoe County against all four (4) Defendants in non-compete, non-solicitation, breach of duty of loyalty, and misappropriation of trade secrets case, with verdicts of $220,601, $204,934, $136,470, and $34,241, plus attorneys’ fees and costs in the amount of $142,260.

Penn v. Oakdale Gas -- Obtained favorable jury verdict on behalf of Defendant Oakdale Gas in response to FLSA retaliation allegations after five (5) day jury trial in United States District Court for the District of Colorado. Plaintiff had demanded $500,000 prior to trial, but recovered no damages against Baird Quinn's client.

IHTT v. Vaughn -- Successfully defended against breach of contract claims brought client and obtained favorable judgment on client's claim for back wages under the Wage Act, recovering full back wages, full Wage Act penalty, and all attorneys' fees and costs on behalf of client.

Johnson v. Kid's Auto -- Obtained favorable jury verdict and recovered over $250,000 in Denver District Court on behalf of a mechanic employed by a Kid's Auto dealership on allegations that he was discharged for refusing to perform an illegal act. After five (5) day jury trial, the Denver County jury awarded our cliient all actual damages, and punitive damages. Court also imposed monetary sanctions in excess of $30,000 for discovery abuses by the Defendant.

EEOC v. Nebco Evans – Obtained favorable jury verdict in class ADEA litigation in United States District Court for the District of Nebraska on behalf of class of applicants for truck driver positions. Jury found willful age discrimination in violation of ADEA. After the favorable judgment was obtained, the applicants were awarded about $769,000 in backpay, liquidated damages and interest.

Hendershot v. LGC Management, Inc. – Obtained $450,000 judgment for individual client in AAA arbitration in Denver, Colorado on harassment and retaliation claims under ADA and FMLA.

Millard v. Jeppesen Sanderson, Inc. – Obtained $350,000 jury verdict and judgment for individual client in Arapahoe County District Court on claims that client was discharged for lawful activities away from the workplace.

Omedelena v. Denver Options et al. – Obtained $475,000 jury verdict and judgment for individual client against multiple Defendants in Denver District Court on claims that Defendants engaged in tortious interference with client’s prospective financial advantage. Successfully defended favorable judgment on appeal.

Walker/Salazar v. RTD Board of Trustees – Obtained $216,000 judgment in United States District Court for District for the District of Colorado on claims that Board of Trustees improperly reduced clients’ pension benefits after their retirement. Also obtained upward adjustment in future benefits payable to clients. Favorable judgment was successfully defended on appeal.

General Steel v. Chumley et. al. – Successfully defended and obtained favorable judgment after trial in non-compete litigation brought against individual client by his former employer.

We have an uncompromising commitment to providing our clients with exceptional representation in a cost effective manner. Please feel free to contact our labor and employment lawyers to discuss your specific needs.

Baird Quinn LLC
The Bushong Mansion
2036 E. 17th AvenueDenver, Colorado 80206
303.813.4500 (o)
303.813.4501 (f)

Denver Employment Lawyers, Colorado Employment Discrimination Attorneys
Representing Clients In Age, Sex, Race, Disability Cases Under the ADEA, Title VII, and ADA
Representing Clients in Overtime and Minimum Wage Cases under the FLSA
Representing Clients in Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation and Trade Secret Cases