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Timothy M. Kratz

Principal and Office Litigation Manager

P 303-876-2210
F 303-892-5575


Timothy M. Kratz is a Principal and the Office Litigation Manager in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His primary practice involves employment litigation and employer counseling.

Mr. Kratz has defended businesses in a wide variety of employment claims including those involving harassment and discrimination, disparate impact class allegations, non-compete agreements, Fair Labor Standards Act, wage and hour, and public policy discharge. He also conducts and coordinates harassment investigations and counsels clients on ways to avoid litigation through protective measures such as employment contracts, supervisor manuals, and employee handbooks.

Mr. Kratz is a frequent speaker to Colorado businesses on a variety of employment topics, and he coordinated an employment law breakfast seminar series for Colorado employers from 2012 through 2014.

Before starting in private practice, Mr. Kratz served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Donald P. Lay of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and Justice Gregory K. Scott of the Supreme Court of Colorado.

In his spare time, Mr. Kratz enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, competing in golf tournaments, skiing, hiking, and reading.

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August 15, 2019
Jackson Lewis

The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

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No Horseplay Here: Jury Awards Employee $2.4 Million in Damages for Sex Discrimination
August 30, 2018

A company’s potential monetary liability for workplace discrimination can be crippling. A jury in the U.S. Read More

By Timothy M. Kratz and Kathleen A. O'Grady

Workplace Bullying Costs State $3 Million
July 17, 2017

  A California state jury has handed down a $3 million award to a Caltrans (California Department of Transportation) employee in a case alleging harassment by supervisors.  John Barrie, a staff services analyst at Caltrans, alleged his supervisors harassed him by intentionally triggering his allergies through exposure to chemicals such as Read More