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Sherman & Howard Attorney Chance Hill Receives the Brian S. Gardner Award for Outstanding New Attorney

Denver, Colo. (May 6, 2019) – Sherman & Howard is pleased to announce Chance Hill has been awarded the Brian S. Gardner Award for Outstanding New Attorney. The “Outstanding New Attorney Award” is given to an attorney who has made significant contributions to the El Paso County Bar Association, the legal profession and the community through dedication, legal and volunteer services.

Chance is an associate in the firm’s Labor & Employment Group and focuses on helping Colorado employers navigate state and federal employment law issues. Chance uses his analytical and intelligence skills to study employers’ legal needs and to develop strategies that help support his client’s long-term business goals.

Chance currently serves as an Elected Representative of the CU Board of Regents, which oversees the annual $4.5 billion budget of the University of Colorado System (all four campuses), hires the University’s President, and sets tuition and priorities for the near and long-term trajectory of the CU system. He is actively involved in the community and among other activities has worked with the YMCA in Colorado Springs and Economic Literacy Colorado.

The award will be presented at the 2019 Law Day Awards & Reception on May 14, 2019. For more information, please visit the El Paso County Bar Association website.


Sherman & Howard is an Am Law 200 law firm with ten offices located in Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Missouri, and New Mexico. Our attorneys provide high-quality legal and business solutions to a broad range of clients including private, public and government entities throughout the nation and abroad. We have preeminent capabilities in the aerospace and government contracting, infrastructure and construction, financial services, natural resources, telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, consumer products and retail, and nonprofit industries. With more than two dozen attorneys who focus exclusively on estate and tax planning as well as family and matrimonial law, Sherman & Howard also boasts one of the nation’s most respected private client practices.