John Voorhees

Denver,  CO  U.S.A.

Peer Rating
AV® Preeminent

Client Rating

Featured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer IconFeatured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer Icon
Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials Ratings & Reviews

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 303.685.7465
Fax: 303.572.6540
University Emerson College, B.A., 1973
Law SchoolThe Catholic University of America, J.D., 1976
Admitted1976, District of Columbia; 1992, Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island
BornBryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1951

John Voorhees focuses his practice on litigation and compliance counseling, particularly on environmental, health care, and white collar matters. John has defended Superfund, Clean Water Act, and a wide variety of other civil and criminal cases. He has also represented hospitals in disputes with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and he is experienced litigating hospitals' Medicare reimbursement claims against CMS. John spent 11 years as a federal prosecutor in the Organized Crime & Racketeering Section of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Areas of Concentration

· Complex civil and criminal litigation

· Environmental

· Medicare and Medicaid

· Internal investigations

· Defense strategy development and implementation

· Energy policy

Professional & Community Involvement

· Co-Chair, Mental Health Task Force, Colorado Lawyers Committee, 2006-2009

· Chair, Leave No Trace, Board of Directors, 1999-2005

· Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado Law School, 1999

· Adjunct Professor, University College of the University of Denver, 1993-1999

· Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Law School, 1995-1998

Awards & Recognition

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Professional Experience


· Law Clerk, Hon. John W. Kern, III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 1976-1977

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications

· Co-Author, Corporate Director's Ethics and Compliance Handbooks, NACD, 2003

· Co-Author, International Environmental Risk Management: ISO 14000 and the Systems Approach, CRC/Lewis Press, 1997

· Member and Team Leader, "Corporate Compliance Principles," National Center for Preventive Law, 1997


View Ratings & Reviews
Profile Visibility
#358 in weekly profile views out of 10,914 lawyers in Denver, Colorado
#42,189 in weekly profile views out of 1,510,377 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

John Voorhees

1200 17th Street, Suite 2400
DenverCO 80202


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now