David M. McLain is a founding member of Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC, a firm which specializes in construction defect and general civil litigation throughout Colorado. Mr. McLain received his undergraduate degree from Colorado State University, graduating cum laude, and his law degree from the University of Denver College of Law. He has a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis on the defense of complex construction defect lawsuits on behalf of developers and general contractors. As a result of the experience gained by defending some of Colorado?s largest residential construction defect lawsuits, Mr. McLain is sought out by developers, general contractors, and subcontractors to consult on risk avoidance and risk management strategies. Currently among his clients are several of the states? largest homebuilders, regional and custom builders, Fortune 500 companies, and numerous insurance carriers. Mr. McLain is a regular speaker at seminars regarding construction defect litigation in Colorado. In addition, he is proud to serve as an instructor for the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Denver?s Quality Construction Certification program.
United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 1999
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1999
Colorado Supreme Court, 1998
University of Denver - Sturm College of Law
Professional Associations & Memberships
American MENSA, Entrepreneurs' Organization of Colorado, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, Denver Home Builders Association, Colorado Association of Home Builders
Honors and Awards
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindalele-Hubbell.
Selected for inclusion in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 Colorado Rising Stars, Law & Politics Magazine.
Nominated as one of Denver's Forty Under 40, Denver Business Journal, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Areas of Practice
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