M. Johnathan Koonce

M. Johnathan Koonce


(303) 595-0941


Johnathan Koonce maintains a diverse litigation practice in the area of labor and employment and civil litigation. He represents employers, school districts and municipalities in federal, state, and administrative courts.  Johnathan’s client representation has involved allegations of discrimination, retaliation, and wage claims arising under Title VII, FLSA, ADEA, ADA, Section 1983, and state employment statutes, among other federal and state laws.

Previously, Johnathan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Wiley Y. Daniel, Senior District Court Judge in the District of Colorado. Prior to his Clerkship, Johnathan completed a Fellowship Program at the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. As a fellow, he practiced in both the Business & Licensing and Civil Litigation units.


  • University of Kansas School of Law (J.D., 2015)
  • Colorado State University (B.A., 2011)

Bar Admission:

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


  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Sam Cary Bar Association

Practice Areas: 

  • Civil Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Education Law
  • Arbitration


  • Employment Law for Colorado Small Businesses