Michael “Mickey” Ley is a senior associate attorney in the Firm’s litigation department. Mr. Ley represents businesses and individuals in negotiation and litigation of their commercial disputes. He practices throughout the federal and state courts of Colorado in areas such as contracts, product liability, business torts, discrimination, wage and hour under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Colorado Wage Act, construction, and trade secrets.
Active in the community, Mr. Ley’s volunteer and philanthropic causes include the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the World Wildlife Fund, Compassion International, The Abbey, his church, and numerous pro bono clients. In his free time, Mr. Ley is an avid runner, hiker, and fan of Colorado sports teams. He especially enjoys spending time with his wife and young son.
University of Colorado Law School, J.D. (2011)
Associate Editor, University of Colorado Law Review
Texas Christian University, B.A. (2008)
Summa cum laude
Areas of Expertise:
Class Action Defense
Trade Secrets/Non-Competition Agreements
- Timely Presentation of Lien and Bond Claims, presented at the August 13, 2013, meeting of the Rocky Mountain Surety Association.
- Expedited Trial Programs, moderated panel discussion at the March 7, 2013, Marsh Inn of Court.
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
- Author, Application of Colorado’s Pro Rata Liability Statute to Contract Damages, published in the June 2016 issue of the Colorado Lawyer.
- Assistant Editor, The Contract Bond Surety’s Subrogation Rights (George J. Bachrach, James D. Ferrucci & Dennis J. Bartlett eds., Am. Bar. Ass’n 2013).
- Coauthor, Green Building Projects, AIA Sustainable Agreements and Their Impact on the Surety, presented at the Surety & Fidelity Claims Institute Conference on June 27-29, 2012