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Resident Partner at Sherman & Howard LLC

Raymond Deeny combines a robust practice in traditional labor law with unrivaled success in federal and state court jury trials on employment-related claims. Each year, Ray arbitrates 50 or more cases across the country, participates in numerous NLRB proceedings, and represents companies in three to four employment-related trials. The vast majority of his trials are presented to juries and result in pro-employer verdicts. Ray has been lead counsel in numerous class and collective actions, including defending litigation brought by the EEOC. Ray also advises nationally known employers on labor- and employee-relations matters ranging from collective bargaining, discipline, and management policies, to layoff and discharge. Ray has built his expertise in this broad combination of practice areas over 40 years of management representation.


  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, 1977
  • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Arizona State University, 1974


  • Top Attorney – Employment Law
    Colorado Springs Style Magazine
    2014, 2017-2018
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers
    2006 – 2019
  • Best Lawyer
    Best Lawyers in America
  • Band 2 – Labor & Employment (Colorado)
    Chambers USA
  • People’s Choice, Best Employment Lawyer for Defendants
    Law Week Colorado Barrister’s Best
  • Lawyer of the Year  – Labor Law Management (Denver, CO)
    Best Lawyers in America
    2012, 2013, 2019