Harriet Retford

Harriet Retford

Associate

Harriet Retford focuses her practice on litigation, with an emphasis on American Indian law, appellate litigation, tax litigation, and white collar criminal defense. She has experience representing business and individual clients in federal, state, and tribal court, and in regulatory investigations. As a member of the Navajo Nation Bar, she also advises clients on Navajo law compliance issues in transactional, litigation, and regulatory contexts.

Before joining the firm Harriet clerked for the Honorable Timothy M. Tymkovich on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Intern, Colorado Department of Law, summer 2011

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2011
    • Executive Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy
    • Executive Board Member, Federalist Society
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Claremont McKenna College, 2006
Clerkships
  • Hon. Timothy Tymkovich, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2012
Admissions
  • Colorado
  • Navajo Nation
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado