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Denver Corporate Center III, Suite 600
7900 East Union Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80237-2776Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 303-691-3737
Fax: 303-757-5106
www.ndm-law.com
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Established: 1973

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Casualty
  • Surety
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Insurance Law
  • Automobile
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Employment Law
  • Construction Defect
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Governmental Defense
  • Livestock Liability
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
American Family Insurance CompanyBurlington Insurance Company
Chubb & Son, Inc.CIGNA Property and Casualty Insurance Company
Clarendon National Insurance Company/North American Risk Sharing AgencyColorado Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
Colorado Intergovernmental Risk Sharing AgencyColorado Special Districts Property and Liability Pool
Companion Specialty Insurance CompanyContinental Divide Insurance Company
CUNA Mutual GroupESIS/ACE USA Group
Federated Mutual Insurance CompanyInsurance Company of the West
Kemper Insurance CompaniesMesa Underwriters Specialty Insurance Company
Mountain West Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company/360 InsuranceNational Claim Services, Inc.
National Fire and Marine Insurance CompanyNationwide Insurance
Scottsdale Insurance CompanySECURA Insurance Companies
Sentry InsuranceUnited Fire Group
York Risk Services Group, Inc.
Insurance Guaranty Fund Clients
Colony Insurance Group
Non-Insurance Clients
Adams CountyAlbertson's LLC
Aurora Crime LabAutoZone, Inc.
Avis Budget Group, Inc.Avis Rent-A-Car System, Inc.
Berkley Risk Administrators Company, LLCBudget Rent-A-Car System, Inc.
CenturyLink, Inc.Cherry Creek School District
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day SaintsCity and County of Denver
City of AuroraCity of Lakewood
City of LittletonCity of Trinidad
Colorado County PoolContinental Materials Corp.
County Technical Services, Inc.Crawford & Company
Dillon Companies, Inc. d/b/a King ScoopersDouglas County, CO
Douglas County School DistrictElbert County, CO
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.Isle of Capri Black Hawk, LLC
The Kroger Co.Lady Luck Casino
Larimer CountyLKQ Corporate
Loaf'N JugLockheed Martin Corporation
North American Risk ServicesPenske Truck Leasing Company, L.P.
Qwest CommunicationsRisk Enterprise Management, Ltd.
ROCLA Concrete Tie, Inc.Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Specialty Risk Services, Inc. (SRS)State of Colorado
Town of Erie, COTradesmen International, Inc.
Transit Mix Concrete Co.Unified Metropolitan Forensic Crime Laboratory
University of ColoradoWells Fargo
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Personnel Information
Shareholders
Peter Watson — (1923-2004)
Andrew J. Fisher — (1965-2009)
Howard W. Bremer — (Retired)

J. Andrew Nathan
Denver, CO
E-Mail:anathan@ndm-law.com
Years of Experience:44
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Land Use
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law
  • Professional Liability
Admitted
  • Colorado, 1972
Memberships:
  • The Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Colorado Chapter, 1990; National Board of Directors, 1990-1996)
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • University of Missouri, B.A., 1969
  • University of Colorado, J.D., 1972
Born:1947
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Mark E. Macy
Denver, CO
E-Mail:mmacy@ndm-law.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Defect
  • Bad Faith
  • Employment Law
  • Mediation
Admitted
  • Colorado, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Memberships:
  • The Colorado and Jefferson County Bar Associations
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1976
  • University of Detroit, J.D., 1980
Born:1953
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Ellis J. Mayer
Denver, CO
E-Mail:emayer@ndm-law.com
Practice Areas
  • Automobile
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Construction Defect
Admitted
  • Colorado, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Memberships:
  • The Colorado, Douglas and Arapahoe Bar Associations
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
Education:
  • University of Colorado, B.A., 1977
  • University of Denver, J.D., 1981
Born:1955
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Michael Robert Lancto
Denver, CO
E-Mail:mlancto@ndm-law.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Liquor Liability
  • Insurance Law
  • Automobile Liability
  • Professional Liability
Admitted
  • Colorado, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1995
Memberships:
  • The Colorado, Arapahoe County and Jefferson County Bar Associations
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Colorado State University, B.A., 1986
  • University of Denver, J.D., 1990
Clerkship:
Law Clerk to District Court Judge Michael J. Watanabe, 1990-1992
Born:1964
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Bernard R. Woessner
Denver, CO
E-Mail:bwoessner@ndm-law.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Insurance Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Municipal Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
Admitted
  • Colorado, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • The Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Rutgers University, B.A., 1989
  • University of Denver, J.D., 1994
Born:1967
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Marni Nathan Kloster
Denver, CO
E-Mail:mkloster@ndm-law.com
Years of Experience:14
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Land Use
  • Civil Rights
  • Municipal Law
Admitted
  • Colorado, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • The Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Emory University, B.B.A. (with distinction), 2000
  • University of Denver, J.D., 2003
Honors:
Order of St. Ives
Born:1978
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Timothy R. Fiene
Denver, CO
E-Mail:tfiene@ndm-law.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Premises Liability
  • Municipal Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
Admitted
  • Colorado, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2015
Memberships:
  • The Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Colorado State University, B.S./B.A., 2004
  • University of Denver, J.D., 2009
Born:1981
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Ashley Hernandez-Schlagel
Denver, CO
E-Mail:aschlagel@ndm-law.com
Years of Experience:6
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Land Use
  • Premises Liability
  • Automobile Litigation
  • Municipal Law
Admitted
  • Colorado, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Memberships:
  • The Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Utah State University, B.S., 2006
  • Utah State University, M.S., 2008
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2011
Born:1984
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