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Ms. Smith began her legal career in 1995 in Boston working as an associate attorney in the Business Litigation Department of a large international law firm. Upon her return to her home state of Colorado, Ms. Smith continued to devote a substantial portion of her law practice to litigating business related disputes. At present, about one-third of Ms. Smith’s practice is devoted to business litigation. The vast majority of business cases Ms. Smith handles arise out of employment related disputes.


Ms. Smith has a wide range of experience litigating business disputes in these industries:

  • Telecommunications
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Engineering
  • Aerospace
  • Financial
  • Environmental
  • Real Estate
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Ski Area Operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Clothing Design
  • Restaurant Supply
  • Advertising/Marketing

Ms. Smith has successfully represented individuals and corporations, plaintiffs and defendants, in court and in alternative dispute resolution in connection with the following business related legal matters:

  • Breach of Non-Compete/Non-Disclosure/Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Breach of Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Breach of Operating Agreements, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Partnership Agreements
  • Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Violations of the Colorado Consumer Protection Act
  • Antitrust Violations
  • Intentional Interference With Business Relations and Prospective Business Relations
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
  • Business Divorce

Ms. Smith has achieved success in business litigation at trial, in court motions practice, in arbitration and mediation, and in settlement negotiations. Her largest courtroom success on the defense side was second-chairing a trial which resulted in a directed verdict for a construction company in a federal court case where the plaintiff sought to recover over $300M in damages. Ms. Smith’s most successful plaintiff’s verdict in a business case was a wrongful conversion trial where the client was awarded over $1M in damages, punitive damages, and also recovery of its attorney fees incurred in prosecuting the action.

If you are an individual or corporation facing business litigation either as a plaintiff or a defendant CONTACT US to determine Ms. Smith’s availability and to schedule an initial consultation.

1624 Market Street, Suite 202
Denver, CO, 80202

Tel (303) 876-0575
56 Road L, P.O. Box 601
Silverthorne, CO, 80498

Tel (303) 876-0575

Additional offices for meetings available in:
Boulder; Broomfield/Interlocken; Cherry Creek; Aurora; Downtown Denver; Denver Tech Center; Golden/ Lakewood; Littleton; Louisville and Park Meadows/Highlands Ranch

Disclaimer: Nothing in this website is intended in any way to form an attorney-client relationship or other contract. It is designed solely to provide general information about the practice at the Law Offices of Elizabeth “Booka” Smith. Be mindful of any deadlines you have approaching that relate to your legal situation, and make sure you meet them. The Law Offices of Elizabeth “Booka” Smith does not assume any responsibility for advice given regarding any aspect of your case until you have a signed legal services agreement engaging the firm’s representation. Though the Law Offices of Elizabeth “Booka” Smith may provide a free initial consultation, the firm retains complete discretion in every case to decide whether or not to take your case. The Law Offices of Elizabeth “Booka” Smith makes no guarantees, warranties, or predictions about your case, and past success of Booka Smith or the firm does not ensure the results will be the same.