David G. Palmer has more than 30 years of trial and appellate experience throughout the Rocky Mountain region, Texas and California, including numerous multi-week jury trials involving claims under federal and state antitrust laws, securities and commodities laws, allegations of civil or criminal fraud, conspiracy, RICO, class actions and claims under federal environmental statutes. These representations and trials have involved parties engaged in the energy, food and beverage, financial and securities, software development sales, and a multitude of other businesses.
Dave has been listed in every edition ofThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 1982, and is ranked in Band 1 for general and commercial litigation byChambers USA Guide. He has defended corporations and their officers in federal and state trials and criminal grand jury investigations throughout the United States. Dave has been involved in numerous commercial and securities arbitrations serving as an advocate, as an arbitrator and as a mediator in complex business disputes.
Areas of Concentration
•White collar crime
Awards & Recognition
•Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2008-2014
•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006-2014
•Listed,The Best Lawyers in America, Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Antitrust; Litigation - Banking and Finance; Litigation - Securities, 1983-2014
•Listed,The Legal 500 United States, 2013
•Team Member, aLaw360Product Liability Practice Group of the Year, 2011
•Team Member, aLaw360Appellate Practice Group of the Year, 2010
•Listed,5280magazine, Denver's Top Lawyers, April 2001
•Recipient, National Gold Heart Award American Heart Association, 1997
•Recipient, Award of Merit, American Heart Association, 1994
•Recipient, Colorado Heart Association, 1981 and 1983
•Schoolmaker Award, 1983
•Gold Heart Award, 1981
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
Articles, Publications, & Lectures
David is a frequent lecturer on issues of trial and appellate practice to several national meetings, including the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Legal Aid Society, Federal Bar Association, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, University of Colorado Executive MBA Program, and several private organizations and corporations.
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