K.C. Groves has been selected to Colorado Super Lawyers’ list of top 100 lawyers in Colorado. Eight other Ireland Stapleton lawyers have also been selected to the Colorado Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

A commercial litigator, Groves handles a variety of complex business disputes and regulatory matters. He represents companies and individuals in jury and bench trials, appeals, arbitrations, mediations, regulatory proceedings and litigation avoidance strategies. This is his second appearance on the list of top 100 lawyers.

Also recognized as Colorado Super Lawyers are: Rebecca L. Almon, listed for environmental law; Michelle B. Ferguson, listed for employment and labor; and Russell W. Kemp, listed for real estate.

The following are recognized as Colorado Rising Stars: Kelley B. Duke, listed for business litigation; Mark E. Lacis, listed for business litigation; Benjamin J. Larson, listed for business litigation; and James R. Silvestro, listed for land use/zoning.

Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to the Colorado Super Lawyers list. Rising Stars are lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Annual selections are made through a multi-phase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research evaluations and peer evaluations.