Jon Rauchway is a partner in the Trial Department of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP who assists clients with business disputes. His approach to solving litigation problems is summarized as follows:
I bring a pragmatic and unpretentious focus to litigation. I have served as lead counsel in cases where hundreds of millions of dollars are in dispute, but I recognize that the amount of money at issue does not necessarily correlate to the importance of a case to a given client, and I give every case and every client the attention they deserve in an efficient and cost-effective manner. I have tried cases to judgment before judges and juries, but in keeping with a national civil trial rate consistently below 3%, I understand that my job extends beyond trying cases and preparing cases for trial. I give equal attention to positioning cases for settlement, and on assisting my clients to make the best business decision by weighing all the relevant considerations. In many cases, the optimal result for a client is making trial an unacceptable risk for the opponent, and I have achieved that result for my clients on both the plaintiff and, more often, the defense side.
Recent representations include:
In addition to his work in the trial courts, Mr. Rauchway is an experienced appellate advocate. He has argued – and won – appeals before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Ninth, and Tenth Circuits, as well as state appellate courts in Colorado and New York. He is a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and regularly appears before the Court in that capacity.
Prior to joining DGS, Mr. Rauchway practiced at an international law firm in New York City and spent one year clerking for a U.S. District Judge in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Rauchway is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado and has taught at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA).
Fordham University, J.D., 1997
Cornell University, B.A., 1994
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