Heidi Potter's practice focuses on civil appeals and complex commercial and local government litigation. She represents a variety of public and private entities and individuals in appeals to the Colorado Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Colorado, the federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court as well as in administrative appeals to various state and federal agencies. Ms. Potter was privileged to make the first oral argument in the new Colorado Supreme Court Courtroom.
Heidi also does trial work. She has successfully handled a variety of civil litigation matters before the state and federal courts in Colorado and arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) and the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”). This includes cases involving civil rights, constitutional issues, land use, annexation, sales and use tax and other local government claims. It also includes cases involving multi-million dollar international mining and heavy civil construction contracts, protesting federal procurement bids to the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) in Washington D.C., residential and commercial building construction (including construction defect actions under Colorado’s Construction Defect Action Reform Act), deceptive trade practices under the Colorado Consumer Protection Act, residential, business and complex commercial disputes, and insurance bad faith in a variety of contexts.
Heidi does transactional work as well, with an emphasis in the areas of local government and land use development. She has also represented banks and other lenders in various financing and real estate transactions.
Heidi (formerly Heidi Fletemeyer) is a Boulder, Colorado native. She holds undergraduate degrees in English and journalism and worked for Downtown Boulder, Inc., a non-profit organization, before going to law school. During law school, Heidi worked as a law clerk in the City of Boulder's City Attorney's Office. While in law school, she was also a Case Notes and Comments editor for the University of Colorado Law Review and was the vice president of her law school class.
Nichols v. Bd. of County Comm'rs, Colo., 506 F.3d 962 (10th Cir. 2007)