Sherman & Howard L.L.C. offers challenging work with sophisticated clients in a friendly, supportive environment. We offer competitive compensation, including hours and business development bonuses, and comprehensive benefit packages. To apply for a position below, please electronically submit your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to:

Contract Attorney; Litigation – Denver, CO

Posted on: March 8, 2019

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is seeking contract attorneys with at least three years of litigation experience.  Contract attorneys will provide general litigation and trial support, including research, writing, and document review.  For more experienced attorneys, responsibilities and tasks will increase based on skill set.  Bar admission to Colorado is required.  Hours are flexible.  Interested candidates should submit a resume and transcript to  We look forward to hearing from you!

2019 Summer Associate Program

Posted on: March 6, 2019

Sherman & Howard is excited to announce additional opportunities for its 2019 Summer Associate Program.

PROGRAM DETAILS. Sherman & Howard’s Summer Associate program delivers an authentic, complete experience featuring four distinct features:

  • Practice Selection. Students will select an area of law to focus on for the duration of their summer assignment at Sherman & Howard. Students may choose from one of the firm’s five core service areas: Corporate, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Public Finance & Bonds, Trusts & Estates.
  • Capstone Project. Our summer associate program is centered on our practice-specific capstone project. This rigorous assignment will enhance students’ research, writing, and analytical skills. The summer associate program will provide an opportunity for students to present their professional capstone to attorneys across the firm and use it as a professional writing sample post-graduation.
  • Mentorship + Training. Mentorship and training are essential components of the Sherman & Howard summer associate program. Summer associates will be partnered with an Associate and Member to create a personalized and dedicated mentorship team. Mentors support summer associates in a variety of ways, including providing work assignment guidance, coaching, and feedback.  In addition to the support from mentors, our professional development skills training series is specifically designed to support your progression from law student to lawyer.
  • Teambuilding + Social. Outside of your working assignments, Sherman & Howard’s summer associate program includes several teambuilding and social activities aimed at making your summer one to remember!

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE.  We are seeking entrepreneurial-minded second-year law students to join our existing Summer Associate Program and to learn alongside nationally-recognized attorneys in a premier, multidisciplinary law firm.  Ideal participants are those who take a proactive approach in seeking out unique opportunities that will meaningfully advance their legal careers.  Candidates must have a work ethic that supports their commitment to the practice of law as well as strong academic records, demonstrated leadership skills, and significant law school or community involvement.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.  As a Sherman & Howard summer associate, summer associates will walk away from our program with a complete picture of life as a full-time practicing attorney in an Am Law 200 law firm all while earning a competitive summer salary.  The program will run for 10 weeks starting in late May to late July.  Interested candidates should submit a resume, transcript, and cover letter expressing your entrepreneurial attributes and practice area interests to the following address:

We look forward to hearing from you!


Program Brochure

Contract Attorney, Labor & Employment Practice Group – Denver, CO

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Sherman & Howard L.L.C seeks a contract attorney for its Labor & Employment Practice Group in the Denver office.  This opportunity initially will be for a six-month period, working 20-30 hours per week.

Candidates should have at least three years of employment litigation experience, including litigation support, research, drafting motions and pleadings, document review, and discovery.  Strong attention to detail, excellent writing, and client service skills are essential.  Bar admission to Colorado is preferred.  Please apply to and include your resume, transcript and cover letter stating your qualifications for this position as well as your interest in Sherman & Howard’s Labor & Employment Practice Group.

Associate, Corporate Practice – Denver, CO

Posted on: January 28, 2019

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is seeking a 2nd – 5th year Corporate Associate to join the Denver office.  We are seeking entrepreneurial-minded attorneys who are self-starters, proactive, highly engaged, eager to learn, and who have ambitions to develop clients and achieve partnership.  Candidates must have general corporate experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and/or private equity venture capital financings. In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will be an excellent writer who can draft agreements, as well as one who demonstrates a strong work ethic, a high level of attention to detail and solid client service skills.  Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume, law school transcript and a cover letter explaining your interest in joining our team to

Associate, Litigation – Denver, CO

Posted on: January 24, 2019

Sherman & Howard L.L.C seeks an associate attorney with three years of litigation experience to join its trial and litigation team in the Denver, Colorado office. Our trial attorneys represent clients in complex commercial litigation, including corporate, limited liability company, partnership disputes, securities fraud, fiduciary duty, business torts, class actions, contract, insurance recovery, intellectual property, unfair competition, construction, antitrust, oil and gas, mining, telecommunications, healthcare and real estate matters.  Our ideal candidate will have solid litigation experience and training, excellent academic credentials, and superior writing and communication skills. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills for interacting with attorneys and clients. Bar admission to Colorado, or waive-in eligibility, is required. Sherman & Howard offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please apply to and include your resume, transcript and cover letter stating your qualifications for this position as well as your interest in Sherman & Howard’s trial and litigation team.