Phillip S. Lorenzo | email@example.com
Practice Areas: Commercial and Insurance Litigation | Subrogation
Mr. Lorenzo has 35 years of experience trying and litigating complex business and commercial disputes. His experience includes arbitration, trial, and mediation of large construction, fire subrogation and business matters throughout the United States. He has recovered numerous multimillion-dollar awards for clients.
Recovered more than $10 million on behalf of insurer in a fire loss that represented the largest personal lines loss in the history of the company.
Obtained a $3.3 million jury verdict in a Federal Court trial, involving a fire loss in Spokane, Washington.
Recovered nearly $4 million from a products manufacturer in a business fire loss.
Recovered more than $1.2 million following a successful trial of a fire loss caused by defective construction. Award included 100% of insurance payments made plus pre-judgment interest and attorneys’ fees.
Obtained $1 million recovery following a jury trial of fire loss caused by spontaneous combustion of construction materials during construction of a multimillion-dollar townhome/penthouse project.
Obtained a summary judgment in 2006 on behalf of a leading retailer in the U.S. District Court in New Hampshire. At issue was a six-year multimillion-dollar dispute over whether many of the company’s most popular product lines infringed on the plaintiff’s patented product design.
Complex Business Litigation
Successfully defended a manufacturer in a multi-week trial before a Federal Court jury against claims of misappropriation of trade secrets and design patent infringement.
Represented the uninsured creditors in the bankruptcy of an international general contractor.
Successfully resolved a multimillion-dollar dispute between business owners in a case involving allegations of fraud and accounting malfeasance.
Recovered nearly $2 million for an insurer in a dispute with an insurance broker.
Recovered $1.5 million on behalf of an insurer in a coverage dispute, in Atlanta.
Recovered more than $50 million on behalf of an owner/developer of a five-star hotel casino project in Las Vegas, Nevada. This case included multimillion-dollar delay, disruption and defective work claims against an international general contractor, subcontractors and design professionals.
Successfully represented a general contractor and surety in delay, defective work and wrongful termination claims, arising out of the construction of a municipal airport in Phoenix, Arizona.
Recovered virtually all bond payments made by a surety and obtained reversal from city contractor’s termination for cause, reinstating contractor’s bonding capacity.
Successfully represented an international architect in a dispute with the owner involving the expansion of one of the largest casinos in the United States.
Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
“The Best Lawyers in America” (2016)
Colorado Super Lawyers (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Martindale–Hubbell “AV” Rating