S. Chancellor Hill
S. Chancellor Hill


Phone: 719.448.4059

Fax: 719.635.4576


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Legal Secretary

Joyce Chase

Areas of Emphasis

Labor & Employment


  • Juris Doctor, University of Michigan Law School, 2015
    • Notes & Comments Editor, Michigan Law Review
  • Master of Arts in Security Studies, with honors, Georgetown University, 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government, Dartmouth College, 2001

Chance Hill is an Associate in Sherman & Howard’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. He assists clients in the area of employment, government contracts, construction and general commercial litigation. Prior to becoming an attorney, Chance was an intelligence officer with the United States Navy and an analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

Professional Activities
  • CU Board of Regents, Elected Representative from Colorado’s 5th congressional district
  • Elected Bonus Member, El Paso County GOP Central Committee, 2017-2019
  • Member, Mayor’s Young Professionals Task Force, 2016-2018
  • Member, Government Affairs Council, Chamber of Commerce, 2016-2018
  • Member, Colorado Springs Rising Professionals, 2016-2018
  • Member, Veterans Task Force & Republican Leadership Initiative, El Paso County GOP, 2016-2018
  • Member, Leadership Program of the Rockies, Class of 2016-2017
  • Member, Bighorn Leadership Program, Class of 2017
  • Member, U.S. Senator Cory Gardner’s Service Academy Interview Panel
  • Member, El Paso County, Colorado, and American Bar Associations
  • Member, The Ben S. Wendelken Inn of Court
  • Member, Faculty of Federal Advocates
  • Member, Golden Bee Committee, 2017-2018
  • Member, Winter Night Club at the Broadmoor, 2016-2018
  • Member, Citizens Outreach Group, Advisory Council to the El Paso County Board of Commissioners, 2016-2017


Civic Activities


Bar Admissions

  • Colorado State Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Honors and Awards
  • Brian S. Gardner Outstanding New Attorney Award
    El Paso County Bar Association
  • Rising Star
    Colorado Springs Business Journal
Publications and Presentations





  • Top Ten Wage & Hour Traps Under the FLSA and Colorado Wage Claim Act
    Sherman & Howard Annual Colorado Labor & Employment Law Conference
    May 2018
  • Garcetti, Franks, and Beyond…
    Sherman & Howard Annual Colorado Labor & Employment Law Conference
    May 2017
Previous Experience
  • Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency, 2010-2013
  • Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, 2008-2009
  • Lieutenant (Junior Grade), U.S. Navy, 2006-2008
  • Ensign, U.S. Navy, 2004-2006