600 17th Street, Suite 600N

Denver, CO 80202

Rachel E. Ryckman, Shareholder

Rachel E. Ryckman assists companies and individuals in the defense of professional liability and personal injury cases. She has a diverse practice with considerable experience in real estate litigation, public utility regulations, and premises liability.

Rachel is a Wyoming native. Prior to entering private practice, Rachel clerked for the Honorable Marvin L. Tyler in the Ninth Judicial District Court of Wyoming and she served as a magistrate judge in the Circuit Court of Wyoming. Ms. Ryckman previously interned at the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and inMotion, Inc. in the Bronx, New York, a non-profit that provides legal services to low-income women in family and immigration matters.


  • University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D.
    • Board of Advocates; Defender Aid Clinic; Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee
  • Georgetown University, B.A., Government; B.A., Spanish
    • Varsity Women’s Rowing Team
  • Universidad de Salamanca, Spain


  • Colorado state courts
  • Wyoming state courts
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the District of Wyoming


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Wyoming State Bar
  • Defense Lawyers Association of Wyoming
    • Vice President, 2019 – 2020
    • Vice President of Programs, 2017 – 2019
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Legal Aid Foundation
    • Associates’ Campaign Representative, 2016 – 2018

Community Outreach

  • Georgetown University Alumni Admission Program Interviewer, 2010 – present
  • Denver East High School A+ Angels Mentor, 2015 – present
  • Reading Partners Colorado, 2018 – present


  • Wyoming Claims Association 2017 Seminar; Bad Faith
  • Co-author, Colorado Attempts to Address Assistance Animal Fraud (February 2017)
  • Presenter, Ethics of Using Social Media in Claims Investigations, Wyoming Insurance Claims Seminar (February 2016)
  • Co-author – Defending Colorado Real Estate Brokers From Personal Injury Claims: An Analysis of Colorado’s Premises Liability Act and Negligence Framework (May 2015)
  • Co-author – No Physician-Patient Relationship Means No Duty, Right? Warning: Get a Second Opinion, For the Defense, DRI (August 2014)

Practice Areas

Auto/Trucking Law
Medical Malpractice/Healthcare
Professional Liability
Real Estate Professionals
Personal Injury and Property Damage Defense
Energy and Utility