Hilary D. Wells, CIPP/US

Hilary D. Wells, CIPP/US

hwells@lrrc.com vCard
303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Hilary Wells is a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice group and serves as the chair for our Data Protection and Cybersecurity team. She has represented a wide-range of businesses including banks, financial advisors, private equity companies, insurance companies and health care providers. Hilary has tried cases in federal and state court as well as in arbitration.

Hilary regularly consults with and advises clients about data protection and security matters. She guides clients through increasingly complex regulatory and statutory requirements for collecting, processing and protecting personal information. She helps clients implement and enforce privacy policies and properly respond to data security incidents.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association Tort & Insurance Practice Section Life Insurance Committee, Former Chair
  • PLUS Professional Liability Underwriters Society, Member
  • Colorado Women's Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional

Related News

Related Events

Past Events


  • Co-Presenter, "2020 Ethics in Cybersecurity Virtual Event - Rule of Law," University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. November 2020
  • Presenter, "New Penalties for Data Breaches and Tips on Risk Mitigation/Incident Response Strategies from a Lawyer's Perspective," CISO Executive Network, February 2020
  • Presenter, "Ethical Responsibilities in a Legal Practice Driven by Computers and Smartphones," American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Mid-Winter Institute, February 2020


  • Colorado Super Lawyers, 2012-2014 "Rising Star," 2016-2019 "Business Litigation"

Other Info


J.D., Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 2002, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
B.A., Colorado State University, 1994, cum laude

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2020
Colorado, 2002

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Colorado
Colorado State Judicial District Courts
Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Court of Appeals