Jennifer A. Tiedeken

Jennifer Tiedeken was born and raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She graduated cum laude from Colorado State University with a B.A. in English and a teaching certificate in Secondary English Education. Ms. Tiedeken received her J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and was inducted into the Order of St. Ives. Ms. Tiedeken is licensed to practice in both Colorado and Wyoming. She joined Davis and Ceriani as an associate in 2011, and was promoted to Special Counsel in 2019.

Litigation Practice

Ms. Tiedeken is part of Davis & Ceriani’s trial team. Her practice includes securities litigation, employment litigation, complex commercial litigation, and general civil litigation.

Employment Law Practice

Ms. Tiedeken aids employers in drafting and revising employee handbooks, conducting workplace investigations, general advice and counseling regarding the employment relationship, and prepares harassment and workplace sensitivity training. In addition, Ms. Tiedeken represents both employers and employees in a variety of matters, including employment contracts, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and severance agreements. When these agreements are terminated or challenged, Ms. Tiedeken is able to assist.

Ms. Tiedeken also advises employers and employees in filing or defending legal claims, including wrongful termination, hostile work environment, harassment, discrimination (gender, age/ADEA, disability/ADA), whistleblower, commission and wage claims. This includes every phase of a dispute, from drafting and responding to demand letters, negotiating settlements of potential claims, filing or defending EEOC charges and prosecuting or defending lawsuits.

Professional Membership and Activities

Ms. Tiedeken has been selected as a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2017-2020. Ms. Tiedeken was selected as a participant for the Colorado General Counsel Mentorship Program, Class of 2020. Ms. Tiedeken was selected as a Best Lawyer in America for 2022. Ms. Tiedeken serves as a mentor for the University of Denver Professional Mentoring Program. Ms. Tiedeken joined WeeCycle’s ToTs Committee in 2021. Ms. Tiedeken is a member of the Wyoming Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado Women’s Bar Association and has written articles for the CWBA publication, The Advocate, and the CWBA Blog, The 1891. Ms. Tiedeken also has published articles in the Colorado Real Estate Journal.


Colorado Court Defines when Statute of Repose Begins to Run Against Subcontractors, Resulting in Problematic Exposure for General Contractors and Developers

I am Starting a Family–What are My Rights as an Employee?

On Gaslighing and How to Spot It

Examining the Title VII Ellerth/Faragher Affirmative Defense in the “Me Too” Era

Proposed Bills in Colorado Add Protections for Residential Tenants