John R. Crone, Esq Associate Attorney


John Crone is an Associate Attorney with the firm. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, John attended law school at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. After graduating from law school, John practiced with a general civil litigation firm located in Anchorage, Alaska. In this position, John was able to gain significant litigation experience, including both trial and appellate work. He helped navigate many complex issues including various types of administrative proceedings; bankruptcy; business litigation, formation, and structuring; construction bid protests; employment; securities; trust reporting; and others.

After returning to Denver in late 2014, John was a partner in a small plaintiff-side employment law firm. Committed to securing justice for his clients, John worked in all areas of employment-related disputes including claims of discrimination, unpaid wages, and contractual disputes. In advocating for his clients, John practiced in federal and state courts, as well as various administrative tribunals. In this capacity, John represented numerous private and public sector employees.

With Andrus Wagstaff, P.C. since early 2015, John has embraced the world of mass actions litigating in the area of mass torts, class and collective actions and preserving his commitment to securing efficient, fair and ethical resolutions for his clients.

John is licensed to practice in Alaska and Colorado.

Professional Associations

Alaska Bar Association
Member, Employment Law Section, Alaska Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Member, Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyer Association
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Member, American Association for Justice


Honors & Awards

Clinical Practice Award, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2011
Recipient of the Sam & Freda Davis Scholarship, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2010-12


J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2012
B.A., Creative Writing, Columbia College Chicago, 2007


Co-Chair, HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference: Orthopedic Devices and Hernia Mesh, Boston, Massachusetts, September 27, 2017.
Speaker, HB Litigation Conferences, “Mass Tort Med School + Class Actions”, Bi-Metal Hip Replacements, Orlando, Florida, March 15-17, 2017.
Document Destruction; Spoliation; Litigation Holds; Preservation Obligations; and Privilege - 16th Annual Complex Litigation Symposium, New Orleans, LA, November 2016.
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – The 60-Day Clock is Ticking, Now What? Health Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association, October 2012.


A Cloud of Uncertainty Over Off-Label Marketing Claims, Trial 22-26 (July 2017). 

Community Involvement

Volunteer Attorney, Employment Law Line 9, NBC 9News Denver, 2017
Judge, Advocates Cup, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2017
Volunteer Attorney, Alaska Martin Luther King Day: Free Legal Clinic, 2013-14
Teacher, Alaska Supreme Court LIVE, 2014
Judge, Alaska High School Mock Trial Championship, 2013

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