Michael D. Simpson
1805 Shea Center Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
P (720) 479-2500
F (303) 471-1855
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Mike is a senior associate in WSHB’s Denver office, where he handles complex civil litigation. In addition to construction, commercial and business litigation, he also handles employment matters for small to mid size businesses. In addition, Mike assists our national insurance coverage practice by advising and representing domestic and international insurers on first-party property (Homeowner’s and Commercial), commercial general liability, construction defect, and professional errors and omission claims, including the interpretation of policy provisions and exclusions and first-party bad faith claims.His prior work experience in the area of information technology is called upon in relation to issues which arise in the emerging area of cybersecurity and data privacy. Prior to joining the firm, Mike clerked for the Honorable Brian R. Whitney of the Denver District Court.
Mike graduated from the University of Colorado Law School, where he was a student attorney with the San Luis Valley Acequia Assistance Project and in the Getches-Green Natural Resources, Environmental, and Energy Law Clinic. Mike was Resource Editor of the University of Colorado Law Review, and published All Your Data Are Belong to Us: Consumer Data Breach Rights and Remedies in an Electronic Exchange Economy, 87 U. Colo. L. Rev. 669 (2016), which won Colorado Law’s 2017 Sandgrund Award for Best Consumer Rights Work. During law school, he interned with Judge Christopher J. Munch of the First Judicial District in Golden, Colorado, and was a Student Honors Intern in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Denver Regional Office.
Prior to law school, Mike worked for seven years in Information Technology as a software support analyst and network engineer.
University of Colorado Law School (J.D., 2016)
Utah Valley University (B.A., 2006, magna cum laude)
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