March 9, 2018
Ghislaine Torres Bruner, an energy litigation attorney and shareholder with Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli, has been named a Top Woman in Energy by the Denver Business Journal.

Top Women in Energy 2018 recognizes women who are key influencers in the metro Denver area energy sector. Women are nominated from across industries including exploration, production, engineering, public policy, law and more.

Bruner recently joined Polsinelli and has extensive national and international experience handling litigation and transactional matters for energy clients. For more than 15 years, she has been litigating cases that throughout the years have included energy, oil and gas, environmental and natural resources, air quality, water quality, negligence, products liability, torts and appellate matters.

“Ghislaine is truly a leader in the energy industry and a tremendous addition to the energy group at Polsinelli,” said Stacy Carpenter, Polsinelli’s Commercial Litigation Practice Chair who also practices out of the firm’s Denver office. “She is an invaluable asset to our energy clients, providing expert counsel every step of the way through what are often high-profile, complicated and contentious issues.”

Prior to being named a Top Woman in Energy, Bruner has been included by the Denver Business Journal on its “Who’s Who in Energy” list. Since 2016, Ghislaine has served as Vice Chair for Membership of the American Bar Association’s Section for Energy, Environment, Resources Oil and Gas Committee, and At-large for the Air Quality Committee. She has been an active member of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association serving on the Local Regulatory Committee, Legal, Legislative and Committee and Environmental Health and Safety committees.

In addition to her legal career, Ghislaine has served on the Board of Colorado Ballet’s Auxiliary in various capacities, and has actively participated in Colorado Scouting, most recently serving on the pack committee as advancement chair. She is a member of Colorado Hispanic Bar Association and Women’s Energy Network- Denver, Colorado Chapter.

Bruner earned her J.D. from Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University and Master of Laws degree from Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver, Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy program. She also holds a Master of Public Health degree from Florida International University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. 

Polsinelli’s national Commercial Litigation practice provides practical, industry-specific litigation strategies that are informed by substantive legal and procedural knowledge, real courtroom experience and a keen awareness of how legal outcomes can impact businesses’ bottom lines. The practice was named one of 2017's "Powerhouses" nationwide in Complex Commercial Litigation (one of only six firms nationwide) and a Standout in Everyday Commercial Litigation by BTI Consulting. In addition to many state and individual rankings by Chambers USA 2017, the practice is also currently ranked nationally as a Tier 1 firm for Commercial Litigation (U.S. News and World Report's "Best Law Firms", 2018).

About Polsinelli

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 800 attorneys in 20 offices.  Ranked #24 for Client Service Excellence1 and #10 for best client relationships2 among 650 U.S. law firms, Polsinelli was also named among the top 20 best-known firms in the nation3. The firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, mid-market corporate, labor and employment, and business litigation.  |  Polsinelli PC | In California, Polsinelli LLP

12018 BTI Client Service A-Team Report
22017 BTI Industry Power Rankings
32017 BTI Brand Elite

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