Tracy L. Ashmore

Equity Shareholder

Tracy Ashmore is a shareholder at Robinson Waters & O’Dorisio, P.C. . She represents clients in competition law and business 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 served as a board member 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

Court Admissions:

  •  State of Colorado (1995)
  • United States Supreme Court

Key Matters:

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

Lorillard 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


Bar Admissions

  • Colorado Bar Association, Bar Fellow
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Lawyers Committee, Board of Directors

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RWO Earns 7th Consecutive Ranking in Chambers USA 2024 Guide

RWO has been honored in the Chambers USA 2024 guide for its Real Estate department, achieving a Band 4 ranking for Real Estate in Colorado.  Attorney John W. O’Dorisio Jr., who leads RWO’s Real Estate practice, also secured a Band 3 ranking in Real Estate for...

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14 RWO Lawyers Named 2024 Colorado Super Lawyers

RWO is honored to announce 14 of our attorneys have been named 2024 Colorado Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Congratulations to our Super Lawyers – Jennifer C. Alldredge, Tracy Ashmore, Bryan Biesterfeld, Hal Bruno III, Douglas Ferguson, Juli Lapin, Anthony...

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