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My practice focuses on commercial, product liability, and toxic tort litigation.  I have always enjoyed the trial practice because it provides me with the opportunity to present complex and technical information to a jury who are almost always trying to do the right thing.  Overcoming all of the technical arguments and issues and convincing a jury that the right thing to do is to render a verdict for my client is endlessly challenging and extremely satisfying.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
    6 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 20%
    6 years
  3. Construction: 20%
    6 years

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370 Seventeenth Street
Suite 4500
Denver, CO, 80202-5647


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Commercial Litigation - ColoradoChambers USA2015
Bet-the-Company LitigationBest Lawyers2015
Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers2015
Intellectual Property LitigationBest Lawyers2015
Product Liability LitigationBest Lawyers2015
Commercial Litigation - ColoradoBenchmark Litigation2015
Denver Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers2014
Litigation: Product Liability and Mass Tort DefenseThe Legal 500 United States2010
Top 50Colorado Super Lawyers2010
International Who's Who of Product Liability Defense LawyersInternational Who's Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers2010
People's Choice - Best Intellectual Property LawyerLaw Week Colorado2010
"People's Choice" Best Intellectual Property LawyerLaw Week Colorado2010
Litigation: Product Liability and Mass Tort DefenseThe Legal 500 United States2009
Litigation: Product Liability and Mass Tort DefenseThe Legal 500 United States2009
Top 50 Colorado Super Lawyers 2009Super Lawyers2009
Commercial Litigation - ColoradoChambers USA2009
Top 50Colorado Super Lawyers2009
The Best Lawyers in America- Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2008
Commercial Litigation - ColoradoChambers USA2008
Colorado Super Lawyers - Top 10Colorado Super Lawyers2008
Chambers USAChambers USA2007
Colorado Super LawyersColorado Super Lawyers2007
Colorado Corporate Counsel Black Book, Product LiabilityColorado Corporate Counsel Black Book2007
Colorado Super LawyersColorado Super Lawyers2006
Chambers USAChambers USA2006
Best of the BarDenver Business Journal2005
Chambers USAChambers USA2005
AV ratedMartindale-HubbellN/A
AV® Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Intellectual Property SectionMemberN/A
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Product Liability Advisory CouncilExecutive CommitteeN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
American Civil Liberties UnionMemberN/A
Legal Aid FoundationChairperson2011 - 2012
Product Liability Advisory CouncilExecutive Committee1991 - 1992
Product Liability Advisory CouncilSustaining Member1988 - 1992
Publication nameTitleDate
Ga. L. Rev.Automatic Disclosure in Discovery: The Rush to Reform1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Northwestern UniversityBiochemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Colorado Bar Association and American College of Trial LawyersWinning at Trial: Tactics and Skills for 20112011
Association of Corporate Counsel Colorado ChapterTips from the Bench2008