Mr. David Hersh focuses his practice on complex commercial matters involving contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, ownership disputes, construction matters, “bet your company” litigation, and professional negligence. Admitted to practice before the United States, Colorado, and Wyoming Supreme Courts, as well as numerous Federal Courts.
Mr. Hersh has tried well over 145 civil jury trials to verdict throughout the United States. In addition, he has served as lead counsel in a substantial number of complex commercial litigation cases as well as a number of catastrophic personal injury cases, including cases involving claims for brain injury, paraplegia/quadriplegia, severe burns and disfigurement, and limb loss.
Mr. Hersh has handled a number of “toxic torts”, including being appointed class counsel for more than 65,000 residents of Colorado Springs to redress contaminated groundwater.
A skilled and experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Hersh excels in the courtroom, expertly handling all aspects of litigation through his creative problem solving, persuasive communication, and outstanding analytical skills. He believes that the benchmark of his success comes from his passion for the law and steadfast mission to be the best advocate possible for his clients.
- J.D., 1983, Wake Forest University School of Law
- B.S., 1981, Bob Jones University, Accounting and Public Speaking
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Colorado Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court
- Chair, Committee On Conduct (COC)
- Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
- Member, Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee
- Colorado Bar Foundation Fellow
- Colorado Bar Association (Litigation, Products Liability and Tort Law Sections)
- Faculty, University of Wyoming Law School Summer Trial Institute
- Member, Colorado Supreme Court Task Force for Lawyer Well-Being
- Actively involved in the community through pro bono work and various non-profit organizations, including service on their boards
- Committee Member, Craig Hospital PUSH for a Cure Committee
- Active in the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
- Trial practice lecturer, University of Wyoming College of Law
- Instructor in trial tactics for the American Bar Association-sponsored National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) School
- Former Member of the Board of Trustees, Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado
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