Commercial litigation attorney Lidiana Rios has joined Ireland Stapleton as an associate.

In her practice, Rios represents small, mid-sized, and large public and private companies, as well as individuals, in state and federal trials, appeals, mediations, and arbitrations. She handles a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, including corporate governance and contract disputes, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, business fraud, and fraudulent transfers.

Rios has a diverse legal background. In her career, she has worked on matters involving environmental law, civil rights, and immigration law. Prior to joining Ireland Stapleton, Rios clerked for former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison H. Eid and at the Municipal Operations Department of the Denver City Attorney’s Office. Rios earned her law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and she earned her a Bachelor’s degree from Pace University, Pforzheimer Honors College.

“We’re excited to have Lidiana on board,” said Erica L. Tarpey, Ireland Stapleton’s Managing Director, “Her diverse legal background gives her heightened perspective and our clients will benefit from the legal skills she brings to the table.”