Deputy General Counsel
Regional Transportation District, Denver
Jenifer Ross-Amato, Deputy General Counsel – Regional Transportation District (RTD), Denver
Ms. Ross-Amato leads a dynamic team of attorneys who handle most legal issues for RTD including transactions, litigation and compliance. She is an experienced trial lawyer in the areas of civil rights, labor, employment, and other complex litigation. She also negotiates and drafts agreements involving transit-oriented development, public private partnerships, procurement of technology products and services, contracted transportation services, and other intergovernmental matters. Ms. Ross-Amato completed RTD’s Leadership Academy in 2014 and represented RTD in the 2015 Multi-Agency Exchange (MAX) program. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Law and Vassar College. She is founder of Denver Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association (MAMA) and a former Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Colorado Bar Association. She lives in Colorado with her husband and two children.