Iris Halpern

Iris Halpern

Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination Attorney
  • Civil Rights, Employment Law
  • Colorado, New York
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Iris Halpern is an attorney at Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC. Her prac­tice focuses on employ­ment dis­crim­i­na­tion and con­sti­tutional civil rights lit­i­ga­tion. Iris has been pas­sion­ately fight­ing for plain­tiffs and their civil rights for her entire legal career.

Before coming to Rathod Mohamedbhai, Iris worked as a trial attorney for over seven years, ultimately serving as the Senior Trial Attorney and an Acting Supervisory Attorney in the Denver Field Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. At the EEOC, Iris’ work focused on seeking relief for victims, frequently in systemic and large class cases, under federal antidiscrimination statutes including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

Practice Areas
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado Supreme Court
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 4681607
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  • Hebrew: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor of Law
University of Colorado-Boulder Law School
- Current
Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC
- Current
Senior Trial Attorney / Acting Supervisory Attorney
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Legal Services of Central New York
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
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Chair’s Honor Award
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Case of the Year
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)
EEOC and Baltazar et al. v. Vail Run Resorts
Award of Service
Government of the United States of America
United States-Canada Fulbright Scholar
United States Fulbright Commission
Professional Associations
One Colorado
Board Member and C4 Chair
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Colorado Wage Theft Task Force
Executive Committee Member
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Col­orado Bar Asso­ci­a­tion Labor & Employ­ment Section
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Col­orado Women’s Bar Association
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Col­orado LGBT Bar Association
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Col­orado Trial Lawyers Association
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Lawyers’ Civil Rights Coalition
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Col­orado Bar Asso­ci­a­tion Civil Rights Sec­tion
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Articles & Publications
Using the Rules of Evidence in Discovery to Protect Plaintiffs in Sexual Harassment Cases
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association’s TRIAL TALK
E-Discovery in the Workplace: Employee Perspective
American Bar Association (ABA)
E-Discovery in the Workplace: Employee Perspective
Bloomberg BNA 2014 Treatise Supplement WORKPLACE DATA: LAW AND LITIGATION
Taming the Digital Demon, A Practical Guide for Managing Aggressive ESI Discovery Requests from Defendants (Working Paper)
National Employment Lawyers Association, The Summit for Workers’ Rights
Rape, Incest, and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird: On Alabama’s Legal Construction of Gender and Sexuality in the Context of Racial Subordination
Columbia Journal of Gender and Law
Tracing the Contours of Transnational Corporations’ Human Rights Obligations in the Twenty-First Century
Buffalo Human Rights Law Review
Increasing Healthcare Coverage for Women of Color in the Workplace: A proposal for Legislative Change in Labor Law (Student Note)
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice
Speaking Engagements
LGBTQ Employ­ment Dis­crim­i­na­tion
City and County of Den­ver
Employ­ment Dis­crim­i­na­tion Law and Human Traf­fick­ing, 7th Annual Human Traf­fick­ing Sym­po­sium
Human Traf­fick­ing Task Force of South­ern Col­orado
Employ­ment Dis­crim­i­na­tion and Your Rights, Train­ing for Day Laborers
El Cen­tro Human­i­tario
Employ­ment Dis­crim­i­na­tion, Citizens Academy
Town of Vail Police Depart­ment Com­mu­nity Train­ing
Crim­i­nal Con­vic­tion His­tory and Employ­ment
Sex­ual His­tory Ques­tions Under FRE 412, PELA Brown Bag CLE (Feb­ru­ary 2017) Hot Top­ics in Employ­ment Law, EEOC Updates, Col­orado Bar Asso­ci­a­tion CLE (Decem­ber
Colorado Bar Association
Investigation and Discovery in Sexual Assault and Harassment Cases, in Civil Justice for Victims of Sexual Harassment & Assault in the #MeToo Era
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Federal Employment Discrimination Laws (LGBTQ Employees and Title VII
Colorado LGBT Bar Association
Employment Discrimination Law: Supreme Court and Circuit Court Update, Civil Rights and Labor & Employment Sections
Colorado Bar Assocation
Websites & Blogs
Rathod Mohamedbhai Profile
Contact & Map
Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC
2701 Lawrence St
Denver, CO 80205
Toll-Free: (303) 578-4400
Telephone: (303) 578-4400
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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