Roger G. Trim

Shareholder Denver

As one of the founding attorneys of Ogletree Deakins’s Denver Office, Roger G. Trim’s practice focuses exclusively on representing and counseling employers in a broad spectrum of employment matters including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract and noncompete cases. Mr. Trim has successfully defended employers in litigation involving Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Family Medical and Leave Act, the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, the Colorado Wage Claim Act, the Montana Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act, and 42 U.S.C. 1981 claims. Mr. Trim has represented employers in single- and multi-plaintiff cases in both federal and state court and has extensive experience in pattern and practice and class action litigation. He has successfully represented employers in numerous administrative proceedings before the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Colorado Civil Rights Division, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the National Labor Relations Board and the United States Department of Labor. Mr. Trim has significant experience with alternative dispute resolution and has represented clients in multiple employment and traditional labor arbitration proceedings. 


Clients represented by Mr. Trim include companies in the transportation, media, energy, technology, retail, manufacturing, logistics, real estate, electronics, healthcare, and financial services industries. His clients regularly rely on him to provide advice concerning a multitude of human resources issues, including the creation of employee handbooks and leave policies, the design and implementation of layoffs and reductions in force, and the drafting of employee contracts and noncompete agreements.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Montana Bar Association


  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''Flummoxed by the FMLA? An Interactive Workshop'' - Phoenix - May 09, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''I Can’t Believe They Did That!'' - San Diego - May 06, 2017


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June 26, 2017 - Law Week Colorado - "Department of Labor Resets Independent Contractor Guidance"