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March 2018

Gordon & Rees Names Partner Franz Hardy Co-Managing Partner of Denver Office

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani is pleased to announce that Franz Hardy has been selected to co-manage the firm's Denver office. Hardy succeeds Tom Quinn who, along with John Palmeri, has co-managed the office since its opening in 2007. 

Hardy has been an integral part of the success of the office, which has grown from six attorneys to more than 30 attorneys. He will also continue to serve as co-chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee with Laura De Santos. To learn more about Gordon & Rees's commitment to diversity, please click here.

Hardy has prior leadership experience, including serving as president of the Denver Bar Association. As a diverse attorney, Hardy has a unique perspective on how best to navigate a path to positions of leadership in private law firms. Adding insight on his new role Hardy commented, “I appreciate this opportunity Gordon & Rees has provided me. I am excited to continue the success in the Denver office and the firm nationally.”  

Hardy will continue his practice in commercial and insurance litigation. He can be contacted at (303) 534-5153 or

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 48 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country and continues to climb the ranks of both the Am Law 200 and The National Law Journal. Additionally, in 2017 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 50 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 35 on its Diversity Scorecard.

Franz Hardy