Joy Allen Woller

Joy Allen Woller

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303.628.9504 office
303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Ms. Woller represents individuals, corporations and government entities ‎in complex commercial litigation in both federal and state court. She has ‎experience in a wide range of substantive areas, including contract ‎disputes, employment matters, intellectual property issues and litigation arising ‎from insurance insolvencies. Ms. Woller frequently advises clients in ‎disputes arising under Colorado’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act and non-‎competition agreements.

As the Firm's eDiscovery and Litigation Support Partner, Ms. Woller assists the firm’s Litigation Practice Group in addressing complex electronic discovery issues and ‎counsels clients regarding electronic discovery.‎

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Woller served as a ‎staff member to the Information and Technology Committee of the ‎Colorado General Assembly, House of Representatives.‎

Professional Experience

  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP (legacy firm Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP), 2004-Present
    • Hiring Committee, 2012 
    • Summer Associate Coordinator, 2012
    • Coordinator and Teacher, eDiscovery Training Program, 2011-2012
    • Coordinator and Teacher, Associate Training Program, 2009–2011
  • Legal Intern, Office of the District Attorney, Oswego County, New York, 2003-2004
  • Staff Member, Colorado General Assembly, Legislative Counsel, House Information and Technology Committee, 2001 Legislative Session

Representative Matters

  • Successfully defended numerous individuals and businesses of various sizes in federal court against claims of trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract arising from non-competition and non-solicitation agreements 
  • Successfully prosecuted claims of unfair competition, trademark infringement and trade secret misappropriation on behalf of family owned business against former employees resulting in successful settlement of all claims 
  • Successfully prosecuted claims of breach of contract, unfair competition and trade secret misappropriation on behalf of business against former employees resulting in temporary restraining order and settlement of all claims 
  • Provided interim general counsel services for public educational institution 
  • Successfully defended private educational institution in breach of contract and tort action, obtaining summary judgment for client on all claims 
  • Represented publicly traded real estate investment trust as plaintiff in over twenty discrete breach of contract actions. All cases resulted in either summary judgment for client or favorable settlement 
  • Represented religious institution against claims of negligence and breach of fiduciary duty resulting in successful settlement of all claims 
  • Represents life and health insurance guaranty associations in resolving litigation matters arising from insurer insolvency

Related News

30 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys named Colorado Super Lawyers
Inclusion acknowledges peer recognition and professional achievement
33 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys selected for 2016 Colorado Super Lawyers list
Inclusion acknowledges peer recognition and professional achievement
Woller recognized with prestigious 40 Under 40 award
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's Joy Woller hailed for professional, community leadership


  • Presenter, "Your Fitbit as a witness?", Business Day: Innovation Through Technology, Colorado State University, April 2017
  • Speaker, "Compliance what Courts Expect In A Digital Age" ACC Fall Frenzy, September 2013
  • Speaker, “eDiscovery Hot Topics, Technology and Document Review – The New World of Predictive Coding,” July 2013
  • Speaker, “New Technology – New Risks!,” World Trade Day 2013, May 2013
  • Speaker, “eDiscovery,” Labor and Employments Seminar, April 2013
  • Speaker, "Anxiety and Anguish or Opportunity? The State of eDiscovery in 2012," September 2012
  • Speaker, "Announcing the Upcoming United States District Court's eDiscovery Survey," September 2012
  • Speaker, “Child Abuse Reporting Statutes,” RJ&L Lunch with Lawyers Series, May 2009
  • Speaker, “Legal Update,” RJ&L Labor & Employment Seminar, September 2008



  • Denver Business Journal - 40 Under 40, 2016
  • Colorado Super Lawyers - "Rising Star" - Business Litigation, 2014-2016

Other Info


J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2004, magna cum laude
B.S., Colorado State University, 2000

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 2004

Court Admissions

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

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Colorado State University Rams JD Steering Committee, 2013
  • Special Events Committee, Chair, 2009-2010
  • Executive Leadership Board, Denver RAM Network, 2009-2010
  • Colorado State University Alumni Association, Volunteer
  • Gala Steering Committee, Sponsorship Chair, 2009, Board Chair Elect, April 2011-Present, 2009-present
  • SafeHouse Denver, Director, 2011
  • Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program, Committee Member and National Outreach Subcommittee Member, 2011-present
  • The ediscovery Training Academy Georgetown University Law Center, Participant, 2011
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, Member
  • District of Colorado eDiscovery Task Force, Member, 2012-present