Michael R. McCormick

Michael McCormick

Email : mmccormick@montgomerylittle.com

Educational Background

2001    J.D.
University of Denver School of Law

1994    B.A.
University of Colorado
Political Science

Professional Experience and Areas of Concentration

Michael McCormick is a Non-Equity Shareholder with Montgomery Little & Soran who practices in the field of complex civil litigation, emphasizing professional liability defense. Michael defends attorneys in malpractice actions before state and federal courts. Michael is admitted to practice in Colorado, Wyoming, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Michael is a member of the Colorado Bar Association Professional Liability Committee.

Michael also represents landowners in eminent domain cases against governmental entities such as CDOT and RTD/Fastracks. Michael is the author of Drafting Condemnation Clauses for Leases in Colorado – Issues and Strategies, printed in the Colorado Lawyer, January 2014, Vol. 43, No. 1, and Kelo Confined - Colorado Safeguards Against Condemnation for Public-Private Transportation Projects, printed in the Colorado Lawyer, March 2008, Vol. 37, No. 3.

Michael has also handled cases relating to contracts, torts, real estate, employment disputes, and arbitrations.

Michael graduated seventh in his class from the University of Denver College of Law. During law school, Michael was a Chancellor’s Scholar and was awarded the Order of Saint Ives and three Academic Excellence Awards.

Publications

  • Staying Professional, The Docket, Denver Bar Association, April 2016
  • Drafting Condemnation Clauses for Leases in Colorado – Issues and Strategies, Colorado Lawyer, January 2014, Vol. 43, No. 1
  • Kelo Confined - Colorado Safeguards Against Condemnation for Public-Private Transportation Projects, Colorado Lawyer, March 2008, Vol. 37, No. 3