Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Names New Managing Partner of Colorado Offices

Denver (November 6, 2018) – Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP has named Tamara Goodlette managing partner of its Colorado offices which include Denver and Colorado Springs. Goodlette succeeds Brian Spano who served in this role since 2011. Spano will now step down to serve as a member of the firm’s executive committee.

The firm's Denver and Colorado Springs offices consist of more than 70 attorneys who represent all of the firm’s legal practices across many industries. In her new role, Goodlette will continue to strengthen and expand the firm’s commitment to providing legal excellence and supporting the community. “It is an honor to continue to work with my talented colleagues in Denver and Colorado Springs to further enhance our focus on delivering exceptional client service,” said Goodlette.

In addition to her role as managing partner of the firm’s Colorado offices, Goodlette is a commercial litigator who specializes in appeals and complex litigation disputes. She frequently represents lawyers and law firms in professional liability litigation and serves as outside legal counsel to schools and school districts. She has particular expertise in leading crisis management efforts and internal and external investigations into allegations of misconduct by employees, students, teachers or clerics.

“As former managing partner of the firm’s Colorado offices and a colleague of Tami’s, it is an honor to congratulate her on this position within the firm,” said Brian Spano, member of the firm’s executive committee. “Tami is a respected attorney and colleague who will provide the leadership to continue the growth of the firm and its services to benefit our clients throughout Colorado and the Mountain West.”

A member of the firm since 2006, Goodlette also chairs the firm’s Professional Development Committee. Prior to entering private practice, she served as a judicial ‎law clerk for the Honorable Robert M. Russel of the Colorado Court of ‎Appeals and was a high school assistant principal and Spanish teacher. Goodlette received her J.D. from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Order of St. Ives and her B.A. from Colorado College.

About Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Am Law 200 commercial law firm handling complex matters in litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations and other practice areas. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Irvine, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson. For more information, visit lrrc.com.