March 18, 2020 Nick Thompson, Associate As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the IRS issued Notice 2020-17 (the “Notice”) extending Federal income tax payment deadlines into the summer for many taxpayers, although it affirmed that the April...
Tracy L. Ashmore
Tracy L. Ashmore
Tracy Ashmore is a shareholder at Robinson Waters & O’Dorisio, P.C. . She represents clients in competition law and business-law trials, with an emphasis on antitrust, commercial, real estate, and insurance coverage disputes. Ms. Ashmore also has many years of experience protecting the rights of consumers, lenders and developers.
As an experienced trial lawyer, Ms. Ashmore is highly attuned to the potential costs and risks of litigation. While she enthusiastically takes cases to trial when necessary to obtain the most advantageous results for her clients, Ms. Ashmore is also a skilled negotiator who has achieved favorable settlements for her clients in the United States and abroad. Ms. Ashmore has more than 20 years of experience handling complex cases in the state, federal, and appellate court as well as before the Federal Trade Commission and the Colorado State Attorney General’s office. The breadth and depth of her litigation expertise is evidenced by her successful representation of clients such as Sun Microsystems, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Britco of Canada and Miletti, S.A. of Spain.
Committed to giving back to the community, Ms. Ashmore is a member of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Lawyers Committee. She served as lead counsel in a class action pro bono litigation achieving reform of the State of Colorado’s Medicaid policies. Her actions led to her being recognized as Individual of the Year.
B.A., University of Colorado at Denver, with distinction
J.D., University of Colorado School of Law
SEC v. Arcturus Corporation Won reversal of a $14+ million judgment in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, a ruling with significant implications for the securities industry
Lorilard Tobacco Company v. I and G Liquors – Obtained victory in the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals protecting trademark rights in Lanham Act suit
Federal Trade Commission v. Resolve Credit Counseling – Defeated government’s motion for preliminary injunction asserting deceptive trade practices against debt settlement company resulting in favorable settlement
Federal Trade Commission v. Your Magazine Provider, Inc. – Defeated government’s motion for preliminary injunction against magazine subscription company resulting in favorable settlement
Serenity Ridge v. DOA II – Protected developer’s rights in condominium project against individual’s claimed ownership of property outside the development’s boundaries
Gardner v. Britco – Successfully represented Canadian builder Britco (builder of winter Olympics Village in Vancouver) in suit brought by homeowner for defective construction
Britco v. Michelle Kaufmann Designs – Successfully represented Britco in its suit against Michelle Kaufmann over defective architectural plans
Cyto-Charge, Inc. v. Metabolife International, Inc. – Successfully represented plaintiff in intellectual property matter obtaining substantial lost profit damages
TeleTech v. Milletti et al. – Successfully defended multimillion dollar fraud and breach of contract claims against a Spanish corporation and its officers
Areas of Practice:
Bar and Courts: Admitted in Colorado since 1995; Colorado Bar Association, Bar Fellow; Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Member; United States Supreme Court; Colorado Lawyers Committee, Board of Directors