Heidi Ruckriegle

Adjunct Faculty

401 UCB
2450 Kittredge Loop Drive
Wolf Law Building
Boulder, CO  80236
E-mail: heidi.ruckriegle@colorado.edu

Heidi Ruckriegle is Ethics Counsel at Western Union. In her role, Heidi focuses on ethics investigations, ethics training, and ethics and compliance program work, including the employee Code of Conduct, Conflicts of Interest, DEI, and ESG.

Heidi joined WU from WilmerHale, where her practice focused on regulatory matters and internal investigations. Her global practice included representation of high-profile companies in connection with whistleblower reports and inquiries conducted by Congress, the DOJ, SEC, UK Serious Fraud Office, and other U.S. and international agencies.

Additionally, throughout her legal career Heidi has dedicated significant hours to helping those in need as pro bono counsel including asylum, women's rights, and bond and bail reform matters. Heidi received her JD and LLM from the University of Denver. Prior to law school, she worked as an instructor for Costa Rica Outward Bound where she led cross-country treks, raft trips, and surf camps. She is fluent in Spanish.

In her free time, Heidi is passionate about the outdoors--especially backcountry skiing and mountain biking. She also serves on the Friends of Colorado Avalanche Information Center and Colorado Fourteeners Initiative boards.


Fall 2023 Special Topics LAWS 6708-803
Spring 2022 Topics in Compliance LAWS 9222-901