• Juris Doctor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
    • President, Law School Ambassadors
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, minors in History and Diversity in Law, Colorado State University

Carissa Davis, an associate in the Labor & Employment department, provides all-inclusive services involving federal and state anti-discrimination law, wage and hour law, and labor disputes and negotiations. She has been on the front line in interpreting state statutes and regulations and strives to ensure that her clients are in compliance with groundbreaking and nuanced labor and employment mandates. Carissa provides labor and employment litigation defense services to a variety of industries. She also works with employers to mitigate risk and to develop and implement proactive compliance plans to promote safe and harmonious work environments.

Carissa gained a wide range of experience in her previous legal roles as an intern at the Colorado Court of Appeals and as a Summer Associate at a Fortune 200 company. Carissa is actively engaged in diversity & inclusion efforts throughout the Colorado legal community as she works to facilitate upward mobility and promote unique perspectives in the law.

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  • Competed and advanced to the elimination rounds in the Vis Moot Tournament in Vienna, the largest moot tournament in the world
  • Inaugural Recipient, Martin J. Katz Endowed Scholarship, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Howard Jenkins, Jr. Labor Law Award, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Scholastic Excellence Award: Criminal Procedure & Labor Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law