Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Partner Troy Rackham to the Litigation practice and Associate Nicole Finco to the Special Districts practice in the firm’s Denver office.
Rackham’s practice focuses on litigation in the healthcare industry. He defends hospitals, long-term care facilities, nursing homes and other health care providers in medical malpractice, disciplinary actions and a wide variety of litigation matters. With more than 15 years of experience, he also helps his clients mitigate and avoid legal action by empowering them with legal knowledge. He frequently teaches classes for medical professionals on legal issues including the benefits and risks of using technology such as electronic medical records and social media.
“With the health care industry being as litigious as it has ever been, it is important to equip medical professionals with the knowledge to help them avoid legal action,” Rackham said. “My focus on client service aligns with the Spencer Fane culture, reaffirming my decision that it’s the right place for me.”
In addition, Rackham regularly advises attorneys on ethics, malpractice and professional liability. He is a published author on Colorado legal malpractice litigation, and has been involved in multiple appellate cases defending attorneys and health care providers. Rackham has been named a Best Lawyer in America for the past six years in legal malpractice and medical malpractice. He also earned the distinction in commercial litigation in 2017. He’s been a Colorado Super Lawyer for the past five years and is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated — the highest rating available — by Martindale-Hubbell.
Rackham currently authors a yearly treatise on the on Colorado Legal Malpractice litigation. He graduated from William and Mary Law School, where he was Senior Articles Editor at the William and Mary Law Review.
“Troy is highly respected by his peers in the legal community and will be a great addition to our firm,” said Ron Fano, Spencer Fane Managing Partner in the Denver office. “His talent, knowledge and experience in the health care industry will be incredibly valuable to our clients’ needs as the industry continues to grow and change.”
Ms. Finco has diverse experience in representing clients in real estate and commercial leasing transactions. She also has assisted clients in corporate transactional and corporate governance matters as well as commercial litigation. She also previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Devin Odell of the Eighth Judicial District of Colorado.
While attending the University of Wisconsin Law School, Nicole externed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and served as a judicial intern for Justice David Prosser at the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
“Nicole’s talents and experience will be a great asset to the firm and our clients. She will fit in very well with our municipal practice group and the Denver office as a whole,” said Matt Dalton, Spencer Fane partner and Municipal Practice Group leader. “We continue to pursue growth opportunities as needed, and the firm believes this is another positive move that will help us better serve clients.”