Attorney Claire MungerClaire Munger

Ms. Munger is a litigator based in Denver, CO. She has handled complex litigation throughout the country and focuses on employment, tort, and contract related disputes. Her work has been recognized in the legal community, earning her the distinction of Rising Star from Super Lawyers magazine as well as opportunities to teach Continuing Legal Education classes to other attorneys and be published in the Colorado Lawyer. For each case, she identifies the client’s goals and then works to achieve those through legal analysis, persuasive writing, skilled negotiation, and oral argument.

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment Law
  • General Litigation

Education:

  • Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington
    • Doctor of Law (J.D., 2007)
    • Honors: Order of the Barristers;
    • Indiana University School of Law Trial Tournament (First Place);
    • Certificate of Merit for highest achievement in two courses, Negotiations and Trial Advocacy
    • Activities and Societies:
      • Member, National Trial Competition Team
      • Teaching Assistant, Trial Advocacy Course
  • Michigan State University – James Madison College (B.A., Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy, 2004)
    • Honors College Distinction; award recipient
    • Activities and Societies:
      • Member, Michigan State Honors College
      • Founding Member, Michigan State Mock Trial Team
      • Delegate/Award Recipient, International Relations Organization (Model UN)

Published Works:

  • Ms. Munger co-authored an article entitled “The Early History of the Colorado Court of Appeals” that was published in the Colorado Lawyer (Nov. 2008, Vol. 37, No. 11.) and republished in the book, Steam, Steel, and Statutes:  True Tails from Colorado Legal History.  It was the first published work on the history of the Colorado Court of Appeals., Coauthor, The Early History of the Colorado Court of Appeals, The Colorado Lawyer, 2008

Professional Associations:

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce
  • Washington State Bar Association

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine (2014)

Pro Bono Service:

  • Ms. Munger volunteers for the “Lawyer Hours” at the gathering place to help individuals with their legal needs and assists in finding them resources. The Gathering Place is Denver’s only daytime drop-in center for women, children, and transgender individuals who are experiencing homelessness and poverty.

Bar Admissions:

  • Colorado
  • Washington