David L. Zwisler

Shareholder || Denver

David Zwisler is a shareholder in the Denver office of Ogletree Deakins with a 20+ year history of representing employers in all aspects of traditional labor, safety and health, wage and hour, and employment compliance. David devotes significant time to defending employers against charges and claims filed in various state and federal agencies and courts. In the wage and hour context, David has defended numerous cases in Colorado and other states involving claims for unpaid wages and overtime, worker misclassification, independent contractor status, and retaliation.  David has extensive experience representing management in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, as well as unfair labor practice and representation proceedings. In addition, David also regularly represents employers accused of violating state and federal health and safety regulations.

David is a trusted senior leader, legal advisor, and strategist with a proven history of navigating the complexities of compliance and developing practical solutions.

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David’s broad range of labor and employment experience includes:


Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, Local Legislative Affairs Committee
  • Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, Board Member
  • Larimer County Bar Association


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