Lily Nierenberg

Commercial litigation

  • Large-scale construction defect litigation
  • Employment law
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Product liability

Lily Nierenberg


Ms. Nierenberg’s practice areas include:

  • Contract and property disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • Fraud and business torts
  • Civil regulatory enforcement actions
  • Employment disputes
  • Negligence and personal injury cases

Ms. Nierenberg has practiced before federal and state courts as well as bankruptcy court and has mediated cases in several alternative dispute resolution forums.

Unique Highlights: Ms. Nierenberg’s litigation background includes:

  • Lead attorney for publicly-traded entity in Colorado state court action over $3.5 million equipment repossession and contract dispute.
  • Successfully defended corporate property owner against action for pre-judgment possession of essential building infrastructure.
  • Drafted motion to exclude accident reconstruction expert opinion in personal injury case, leading to six-figure settlement.
  • Successfully argued motion for sanctions related to discovery dispute in Colorado state court.
  • Drafted successful brief opposing summary judgment in bankruptcy adversary proceeding.
  • Successfully mediated employment discrimination case filed in Colorado Civil Rights Division and federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Primary drafter on amicus brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.

During law school, Ms. Nierenberg competed on a national moot court team and was an editor on the Minnesota Journal of International Law.

Hobbies: Lily is an avid skier and hiker and ran her first marathon in fall, 2017. 

Community Service: Lily volunteers with several pro bono legal clinics and enjoys spending downtime with family, friends, and her dog Mabel.


  • Juris Doctor cum laude, 2012, University of Minnesota Law School

  • Bachelor of Arts in Agriculture and Development Studies (self-designed), 2007, Vassar College

Court Admissions:

State and Federal Courts: Colorado • Minnesota • Montana 

United States Bankruptcy Court: Colorado


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association