Sammantha J. Tillotson

Associate

Denver
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Overview

Sammantha Tillotson focuses her developing litigation practice on class action and data breach matters. She is a dedicated client-centered advocate for those she represents.

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  • Created a defense strategy and discovery plan for a manufacturer involved in a products liability suit.
  • Served as counsel in a misdemeanor jury trial while working as a student attorney at the  University of Denver Criminal Defense Clinic.
  • Drafted a motion to dismiss in an action involving an employment law contractual dispute.
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Experience

  • Created a defense strategy and discovery plan for a manufacturer involved in a products liability suit.
  • Served as counsel in a misdemeanor jury trial while working as a student attorney at the  University of Denver Criminal Defense Clinic.
  • Drafted a motion to dismiss in an action involving an employment law contractual dispute.
  • Drafted a notice of removal in connection with a class action data breach claim.
  • Drafted a motion for summary judgment in an action involving breach of contract.
  • Performed due diligence contract review in connection with a $30 million merger.
  • Successfully drafted judicial orders ruling on Petitions to Seal, Motions to Dismiss, Motions for Summary Judgment, Choice of Law Issues and Domestication of Foreign Judgments.

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Community

  • Colorado Special Olympics Plane Pull (2014 to 2015)
  • IMA, Inc.
    • Community Action Committee: Chair (2012 to 2013)
    • SAVIO House Project Coordinator (2013)
    • Bryant Webster Elementary School Project Volunteer (2012)
  • Warren Village Life Skills Instructor (2013)
  • Habitat for Humanity: Volunteer (2012)
  • Meals on Wheels: Volunteer (2011)
  • Bryant Webster Elementary School: Third Grade Tutor (2011)
  • Metro State: Recent Alumni Steering Committee (2011)
  • United States Student Association Delegate (2009)

Pro Bono

  • Through the University of Denver Criminal Defense Clinic, served as counsel in two criminal misdemeanor cases in Denver General Sessions court and Arapahoe County Court.
  • Completed two pro bono research projects for the Anti-Defamation League discussing Title VII religious accommodation.

Prior Positions

  • Colorado House of Representatives: Legislative Policy Analyst (2013)
  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge Michael Martinez, Denver District Court (2015)

Admissions

  • Colorado

Education

  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2016; Order of the Coif; University of Denver Law Review, Senior Staff Editor, Staff Editor; Recipient, Academic Merit Award; Recipient, Reese Persuasive Writing Award
  • B.S., Business Management, Metropolitan State University of Denver, 2011; Student Body President; Recipient, Metro State Student Leadership Award; Recipient, Metro State Outstanding Alumni Award