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Katelyn S. Werner

Senior Counsel

(303) 200-6854
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555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202

1299 Farnam Street
Suite 300
Omaha, NE 68102

301 S. 13th Street
Suite 400
Lincoln, NE 68508

201 W. Main Street
Suite 101
Missoula, MT 59802


J.D., cum laude, University of Richmond School of Law, 2009

B.A., Economics, Political Science, and Urban Studies, Trinity University, 2005


Rising Star distinction by Colorado Super Lawyers (2014-2018)

Katelyn Werner focuses her practice primarily in the representation of corporations and professionals against various claims including contractual disputes, professional liability, employment discrimination, personal injury, and wrongful death claims. She also represents insurance companies in cases involving complex extra-contractual matters such as alleged bad faith denials, Bashor and Nunn agreements, and coverage. Ms. Werner has experience successfully representing clients in commercial disputes as well as all aspects of litigation in state and federal court, including pre-litigation matters, dispositive motions practice, settlements, trials, and appeals.

Ms. Werner has also represented class I railroads and short line railroads in FELA lawsuits, crossing collisions, and administrative proceedings before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. Mr. Werner’s experience includes serving as national counsel for a class I railroad in mass tort cases. Previously, Ms. Werner was selected and served as part of the Young Attorney Executive Advisory Board of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC).

Ms. Werner is the Vice Chair of the General Liability Committee of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA). Previously, she was selected and served on the board of the CDLA. She is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. When she is not working, Ms. Werner serves on the Public Policy Committee of the Junior League of Denver.


U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. District Court, District of Montana
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit


Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Colorado Women's Bar Association
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, Board Member
Young Attorney Executive Advisory Board of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Prior

Community Involvement

Junior League of Denver, Chair of Community Council Committee
Trinity University Alumni Association for the Colorado Chapter, Board Member