McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C., a leading Colorado-based law firm specializing in construction and family law, is celebrating its 20th year in business. This marks a significant milestone for the firm as it has grown tremendously in the past two decades through expanding clientele and adding exceptional legal talent to its bench.

McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C. was co-founded in 2004 by Ron McConaughy and Ivan Sarkissian and has since established itself as a trusted and respected litigation firm. Since inception, the firm has remained committed to expanding the construction and family law practices, broadening its client base, and bolstering both sectors with exceptional legal expertise.

“Celebrating the firm’s 20th anniversary brings a great sense of pride to myself and our team,” said Ivan Sarkissian, co-founder and shareholder at McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C. “Reaching this milestone is a testament to the dedication, thoughtfulness, and strategic acumen of the exceptional team we’ve assembled at the firm.”

The firm is renowned for its forward-thinking counsel and strategic solutions on complex, high-profile cases to protect clients’ best interests. In the past few years, the firm has placed an emphasis on mentoring its legal talent by providing hands-on training and mentoring opportunities, and has worked to recruit young, diverse lawyers who aspire to become industry experts. McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C. and individual attorneys have experienced monumental growth and achieved numerous accolades that speak to the firm’s commitment and dedication to its employees and the legal industry at large. Some highlights include:

  • 2024 and 2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Ivan Sarkissian, Kate McDonald, Rioux Jordan)
  • 2024 and 2023 5280 Magazine Top Lawyers (Ivan Sarkissian)
  • 2024 Best Law Firms, Ranked by Best Lawyers
  • 2023 Best Lawyers in America, Ranked by Best Lawyers (Ivan Sarkissian, Kate McDonald, Kama McConaughy Sarkissian, Rioux Jordan, Tyler Campbell)
  • 2023 Denver Business Journal Outstanding Women in Business (Kama McConaughy Sarkissian)
  • 2023 Top 10 Attorney Award by National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc. (Blake Barnett)
  • 2023 Law Week Colorado Up & Coming Lawyers (Blake Barnett)
  • 2023 Best Law Firms by U.S. News – Best Lawyers
  • 2023 Best Lawyers of the Year, Ranked by Best Lawyers (Ivan Sarkissian, Kama McConaughy Sarkissian)

Additionally, the firm has recently welcomed two new attorneys to the McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C. family. Joining the construction law team is Judge David Taylor, who was previously a County Court Judge in the First Judicial District. Renowned for his exceptional courtroom management skills, Taylor brings a wealth of legal knowledge and a reputation for professionalism and fairness to the firm.

“We are thrilled to have David Taylor join our team,” said Kate McDonald, shareholder at McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C. “His unique perspective and experience, along with his judicial excellence and dedication, will further elevate the client experience and enhance our ability to provide industry-leading legal services and outcomes.”

Joining the family law team is Courtney McGregor, who is a seasoned legal professional with an extensive background as an assistant attorney general for the Delaware Department of Justice, policy advisor, communications director, deputy state director, and judicial law clerk for the honorable Jennifer B. Ranji. McGregor’s diverse skillset and unparalleled talent will undoubtedly enhance the family law practice at the firm.

“Welcoming Courtney McGregor to our family law team brings a great energy to our pursuit of excellence,” said Kama McConaughy Sarkissian, shareholder at McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C. “Her extensive experience and dedication to advocating for clients aligns perfectly with our firm’s values.”

Looking ahead to the coming years, McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C. envisions not only maintaining, but also expanding its clientele, forging new connections within its respective areas of practice and remaining dedicated to nurturing the next generation of legal professionals to help shape the future of the legal industry. By enriching the lives of mentees and contributing to the advancement of the legal field, the firm is targeting a legacy of excellence and impact.


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McConaughy & Sarkissian, P.C. is a Colorado-based litigation firm committed to providing professional, forward-thinking representation focusing on construction and family law. The firm’s team of award-winning, dedicated attorneys have decades of experience in defending and advocating for the best interests of its clients.