Alice Conway Powers


  • location icon Denver, CO
    1700 Lincoln Street
    Denver, CO 80203
  • location icon San Francisco, CA
    333 Bush Street
    San Francisco, CA 94104

Alice Conway Powers is a partner in the Denver and San Francisco offices of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Employment & Labor Practice. Her practice focuses on general employment counseling and employment litigation, in both Colorado and California.

Ms. Powers represents clients in all aspects of employment litigation in both federal and state courts. She has litigated both traditional labor and employment cases before federal and state judges in several bench trials. Ms. Powers has tried a variety of employment claims and received a decision in the employer’s favor in binding arbitration. She has extensive proficiency in meeting clients’ needs in pre-litigation demands, from the administrative arena to state and federal courts.

Ms. Powers’ experience covers litigating all aspects of discrimination and harassment claims, sexual assault cases, disability claims, and retaliation and wrongful termination cases. She has also successfully mediated many employment matters. Ms. Powers has represented companies in wage and hour matters and has experience with class actions. She has also handled prevailing wage matters at the state and federal level. Ms. Powers has substantial experience appearing before state and federal administrative agencies, including the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Colorado Civil Rights Division and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Ms. Powers regularly advises clients on employment questions in both California and Colorado. Her expertise also includes ensuring employee handbooks and corporate employment policies are compliant with current law. Ms. Powers frequently speaks at continuing education events on a variety of employment topics, and trains companies on employment best practices. She is also the current Chair of the Employment Law Committee for the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association.

Professional Presentations

Ms. Powers has written and leads training seminars on Employment Law Issues for companies of all sizes.





  • Professional Liability Underwriters Society
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association


Golden Gate University

Juris Doctor, 1997

Eastern Connecticut State University

Bachelor of Arts, double major, magna cum laude, 1994

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