Who We Are

Sparks Willson is a business law firm. For over forty years we have served as outside general counsel for prominent local and national businesses.  We have the expertise needed to handle all aspects of corporate law and governance, emerging companies, mergers and acquisitions.  We also have the breadth and depth to represent and advise clients on business litigation, tax planning, employment law, trademark and intellectual property protection.

Because we build long-term relationships with our clients, we understand their businesses. That understanding allows us to help clients make full use of the legal tools available, while minimizing the risks of operating in today’s competitive economy.

Our clients include prominent local and national businesses, technology companies, medical practices, sports organizations, entrepreneurs, governmental agencies, nonprofits, and others involved in Colorado and beyond.

Employment Law Updates

Several laws affecting employers have recently been enacted or modified including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Protecting Opportunities and Workers’ Rights Act (POWR)
  • Colorado Antidiscrimination Act (CADA)
  • Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI)
  • Colorado statute on non-competition agreements
  • Non-disparagement and confidentiality provisions in employment agreements (NLRB decision)
  • Equal Pay for Equal Work Act
  • Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA)
  • Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards (COMPS)
  • PUMP Act (for nursing mothers)
  • The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

If you have any questions about any of these laws, the changes to existing laws, or any other employment related matters, please contact a member of our Employment Law team: Paul Hurcomb, Jessica Kyle, Eric Hall

Areas of Practice

Corporate Law

Business Litigation

Estate Planning and Probate

Business Real Estate

Employment

Intellectual Property

Sports