Top Colorado Employee Rights Attorney
Employment attorney Charlotte N. Sweeney is a founding partner of Sweeney & Bechtold, LLC.
She has dedicated her career to protecting the rights of workers from all backgrounds and industries. Charlotte is a Colorado native and a champion of employee rights in our state. She exclusively focuses on employment law and has devoted her legal practice to assisting and representing individuals that have faced unfair practices in the workplace.
For over two decades, Charlotte has guided and advocated for employees in all aspects of the employment relationship. Charlotte has worked hard to build and maintain a reputation as one of the best employment attorneys in Colorado. She has successfully led individuals and groups of employees to victories against Fortune 500 companies, national chains, and every type of business in between.
Her reputation and success have been repeatedly recognized by the legal community and her peers.
Above all, Charlotte is a passionate advocate for her clients both inside the courtroom and out. She has made equality for all workers the bedrock of her practice, earning her colleagues’ and clients’ respect for her ability to secure fair solutions in difficult and sensitive situations.
Charlotte has worked with federal, state, and private sector employees in nearly all areas of employment law including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, unequal pay claims, , Family and Medical Leave Act violations, and wrongful discharge. Her practice includes the representation of employees of nonprofits and high-level executives as well.
An award-winning attorney, Charlotte is a leader in Colorado law and an outspoken advocate for those in vulnerable positions. She assisted in drafting the 2019 Equal Pay for Equal Work Act in Colorado, repeatedly testified in support of equal pay at the Colorado Legislature, and she has lectured and published extensively on the topic of equal pay.
Charlotte devotes her community activity to issues that support fairness and equality in the greater society. In this regard, she has served on the Board of Directors of the Matthew Shepard Foundation for many years. Since 2013, with her team “Rhodes to Relief” she travels yearly to Juarez, Mexico to build houses in this impoverished community.
Matthew Shepard Foundation Board of Directors (2016 – present)