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Downey & Associates, PC is devoted to providing high-quality legal work and the best in personal service in a timely and cost-effective manner. The firm’s effective utilization of innovative technology allows it to maintain a sophisticated business and litigation practice without “big firm” overhead and fees. The firm’s primary areas of practice include products liability litigation, malpractice defense, personal injury litigation, labor and employment litigation, real estate law, land use and zoning disputes, corporate and partnership law, real and personal property taxation, and OSHA and MSHA defense. The firm represents a diverse clientele, ranging from individuals to corporations, before state and federal regulatory agencies and in the state and federal courts.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Property Tax Appeals
  • General Civil Practice
  • Corporate
  • Employment Law
  • Partnership
  • Malpractice Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Labor and Employment
  • Municipal Law
  • Real and Personal Property Taxation
  • OSHA
  • MSHA

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1974
  • Colorado, 1979
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006

Education

  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. cum laude – 1973
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Member, Order of Barristers Contributing Editor, 2007
    • Honors: Edition Business Torts (A Fifty-State Guide)
    • Law Review: Cleveland State University Law Review, Editor, 1973 – 1974
  • John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio
    • B.A. – 1970

Representative Clients

  • Brush-Wellman, Inc.
  • Brokers’ Choice of America, Inc.
  • Chicago Insurance Co.
  • Virginia Surety Company
  • Hewlett Packard Co.
  • Fidelity & Deposit Company of Maryland
  • C.F. Maier Companies
  • Catamount Development, Inc.
  • HEV Southtech.
  • Valley Country Club
  • Aegis Communications
  • American Ski Corp.
  • Dana Corporation
  • Daystar Television Network
  • Deloitte &Touche, LLP
  • North American Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
  • Paradigm Tax Group
  • Stratos Group
  • Steamboat Ski Resort Corp.
  • Summit Investments Inc.
  • Trammel Crow Company.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Land Use and Zoning, Member