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File #: 22-0481    Version: 2
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 4/25/2022 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 5/16/2022 Final action: 5/16/2022
Title: A resolution approving a proposed Amendatory Agreement between the City and County of Denver and SGR LLC for provision of professional legal services for the City Attorney's Office. Amends an agreement with SGR, LLC to increase outside counsel hourly rates to better align with market rates, for provision of professional legal services for conflicts counsel cases and overflow matters for the City Attorney's Office, citywide. No change to overall contract amount or duration (ATTNY- 201947991). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 6-6-22. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 5-3-22.
Indexes: Zach Rothmier
Attachments: 1. RR22-0481 Ordinance Request Form SGR LLC 04-25-2022, 2. 22-0481 Filed Resolution_SGR LLC_202262833-00, 3. 22-0481_Agreement_SGRLLC_202262833-00, 4. 22-0481 Filed Resolution_SGR LLC, 5. 22-0481 - signed
Contract Request Template (Contracts; IGAs; Leases)

Date Submitted: 4-25-22

Requesting Agency: City Attorney's Office
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name: Wendy Shea
Email Address: Wendy.Shea@denvergov.org
Phone Number:

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A resolution approving a proposed Amendatory Agreement between the City and County of Denver and SGR LLC for provision of professional legal services for the City Attorney's Office.
Amends an agreement with SGR, LLC to increase outside counsel hourly rates to better align with market rates, for provision of professional legal services for conflicts counsel cases and overflow matters for the City Attorney's Office, citywide. No change to overall contract amount or duration (ATTNY- 201947991). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 6-6-22. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 5-3-22.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Contract Control Number: ATTNY- 201947991

Vendor/Contractor Name (including any "DBA"): SGR, LLC

Type and Scope of services to be performed: City Attorney's Office is requesting to increase vendor's hourly rates without any changes to cap or term of the contract. SGR, LLC has requested hourly rates increases due to the fact that their contract rates were well below market rates and what they are charging other municipalities or insurance pools to conduct similar work. In the civil rights arena, plaintiff's counsel makes in the range of $650 - $800 ...

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