Dana M. Svendsen is a Counsel Member in Sherman & Howard’s Denver office where she practices in the Safety and Health OSHA/MSHA and Labor and Employment Practice Group.
Ms. Svendsen represents industry in matters relating to the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act and other state and federal health statutes in the areas of compliance, policy, legislative and regulatory matters, civil and criminal enforcement issues, accident investigations and special investigations on both state and federal levels. She regularly appears before the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission Administrative Law Judges.
Ms. Svendsen also handles litigation matters from pretrial discovery to post trial appeals. She has participated in numerous serious and fatal accident investigations through conclusion of the investigation and subsequent litigation.
Ms. Svendsen has been admitted to the Colorado Bar and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska.