Rebecca Payne
 

Rebecca Payne began her legal career over 20 years ago practicing business bankruptcy law for a large firm in Charleston, West Virginia.  After moving to Denver in 1994, she broadened her practice to include handling all aspects of employment law, and also litigating administrative cases involving MSHA and OSHA violations.  Since approximately 2000, she has focused her practice on all types of complex commercial litigation, and has represented clients in disputes involving professional liability, business torts, intellectual property rights, trade secret/non-compete agreements, real estate and construction law.  Rebecca has written a number of successful dispositive motions in both federal and state courts, and has authored several articles addressing various legal issues.

Other Experience

Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP
Jacobs Chase LLC
Jackson Kelly PLLC

Personal Interests

Running, reading, cooking, and spending time with her two children


Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • West Virginia (Inactive)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Other Experience

Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP
Jacobs Chase LLC
Jackson Kelly PLLC

Personal Interests

Running, reading, cooking, and spending time with her two children

Articles/Presentations
  • Articles
  • "Admissibility of Testimony Concerning the Truthfulness or Untruthfulness of a Witness," The Colorado Lawyer (December 2006).
  • "Investigative Tactics: They May Be Legal, But Are They Ethical?," The Colorado Lawyer (January 2006).
  • Presentations
  • "Colorado's Current Formulation of the Economic Loss Rule Bars Claims for Post-Contractual Fraud," The Colorado Lawyer (December 2012).
Education
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law , J.D., 1992, cum laude
  • Duke University, B.A., 1987, Political Science and French, cum laude
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • West Virginia (Inactive)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado