April ConnallyAssociate April.Connally@gtlaw.com
April Connally represents clients in litigation matters involving professional liability, class action defense, business disputes, employment law, and other complex commercial litigation matters. She also works on regulatory matters involving motor vehicle manufacturers/distributors in disputes with franchisees and dealers.
April has deep experience representing Class 1 and short-line railroads in FELA lawsuits, tort claims, and crossing collisions. She has experience with civil litigation in both state and federal court, and is generally responsible for drafting initial and responsive pleadings, drafting and responding to discovery, working with experts, motion practice, and taking depositions.
- Assisted trial team to obtain a directed verdict on behalf of a horseback riding stable after four days of trial in Colorado's Larimer County District Court.°
- Researched and briefed a successful Motion for Summary Judgment, dismissing a seven year long legal malpractice matter.°
°The above representations were handled by Ms. Connally prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
- Contract Administrator, Colorado Department of Transportation, 2018-2019
- Contract Operations Intern, Colorado Department of Transportation, 2018
- Legal Intern, Colorado Attorney General’s Office, 2017
- Student Attorney, Denver District Attorney’s Office, 2017
- Intern, Denver District Attorney's Office - Cold Case Unit, 2017
- Summer Associate, Hall & Evans, LLC, 2016
- Mentor, Law School Yes We Can, 2016-Present
- Member, Colorado Bar Association, 2019-Present
- Member, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2019-Present
- Member, Sam Cary Bar Association, 2020-Present
- DRI, Lawyers Representing Business, 2021-Present
- Member, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 2020-2022
- Mentor, Women’s Law Caucus, 2016-2018
- Mentor, Leaders in the Law and Community, 2017-2018
- Student Attorney, Innocence Project, 2016-2017
J.D., University of Colorado Law School
- Executive Editor, Environmental Law Review
- B.A., University of Colorado at Denver