Martha M. Tierney



  • Vermont Law School, J.D., 1996

  • Vermont Law School, Masters of Science in Environmental Law, 1996
  • Cum Laude 

  • Colorado College, B.A., Political Science, 1988


Court Admissions


  • Colorado


  • U.S. District Court (Colorado)


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit


  • U.S. Supreme Court
Martha’s practice emphasizes dispute resolution through mediation and litigation in state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies. She specializes in election/political law, employment law, civil rights and complex business litigation.

Martha currently acts as counsel for the Colorado Democratic Party. She is a member of the Common Cause National Governing Board and a member of the Colorado Common Cause Board of Directors. She co-chairs the Colorado Lawyers Committee’s Election Task Force and is a member of the Colorado Secretary of State’s Best Practices & Vision Commission. Martha is a cooperating attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union and a member of the Faculty of Federal Advocates.

Martha has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, has been named in Colorado Super Lawyers® in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, and is a member of the Denver, Colorado, and American Bar Associations.