Padmore, Gerald

630 Third Avenue19th FloorNew York, NY 10017

Updated: 02/03/2017


Gerald Padmore is an attorney with Cox Padmore Skolnik & Shakarchy (Denver, Colorado, USA), whose practice involves natural resources law, international business transactions and commercial litigation. He was born in Liberia and moved to the United States in 1956. After completing Yale University in 1967 and Harvard Law School in 1970, he returned to Liberia where he taught at the University of Liberia Law School and served as Liberia's Acting Minister of Finance, Deputy Minister of...


Office Info


  • French

Practice Areas

  • Natural Resources Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Commercial Litigation


  • 60%


Bar Admissions

  • Liberia, 1971
  • Colorado, 1981
  • Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1986
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1994
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988

Other Affiliations

  • Denver World Trade Center Institute (Chairman)
  • Denver World Trade Center Association (Director)
  • Denver Council on Foreign Relations (Director)
  • Denver Council on Foreign Relations (Vice President)


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Naifeh and Smith, 1997 - 1998
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Naifeh and Smith, 1999 - 2000
  • Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • International Who's Who of Mining Lawyers, Law Business Research Ltd. of London, England

Classes and Seminars

  • Teacher, University of Liberia Law School

Pro Bono Activities

  • Trustee, Social Science Foundation of the University of Denver

Past Positions

  • Liberia's Acting Minister of Finance
  • Liberia's Deputy Minister of Finance
  • Liberia's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Colorado Transportation Commission, Appointed Member, 1990 - 1997
  • Colorado Transportation Commission, Chairman, 1996 - 1997
  • Webb-Waring Institute for Biomedical Research in Denver, Chairman, 1994 - 1996


  • Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970
  • Yale University, 1967
    Major: Political Science
    Major: International Relations


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630 Third Avenue19th FloorNew York, NY 10017


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