Taylor | Anderson LLP announced today that Lee Mickus has joined the firm's Denver office as a partner.
Formerly a partner with Snell & Wilmer, Lee has an active civil defense trial practice that emphasizes the defense of manufacturers during the discovery, trial and appeal stages of product liability lawsuits, as well as the coordination of pattern litigation. He has handled cases involving a wide variety of products, including automobiles, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, industrial machinery, and consumer equipment. Lee’s practice also addresses allegations asserted against retirement and financial planners in their interactions with investors. He has successfully tried cases to jury verdicts in Colorado, Texas, California, New York, Puerto Rico, Montana, and several other states.
An energetic participant in the civil justice reform community, Lee is the current president of the Colorado Civil Justice League and has engaged with other organizations to develop and advance legislation promoting fairness and common sense approaches to civil litigation issues. He has also submitted numerous amicus briefs, testified before legislative panels and civil rules committees, and lectured to reform groups on a range of issues affecting punitive damages, liability assessment and civil litigation.
Selected to the Best Lawyers in America (Personal Injury Law – Defendants) every year since 2008, to the Colorado Super Lawyers every year since 2009, and to 5280magazine’s Top Lawyers list for 2015 and 2016 (Personal Injury: Defendants), Lee earned his B.A. from Williams College and his J.D. from The University of Virginia School of Law.
"Lee is an excellent addition to the firm," said Brent Anderson, Managing Partner of Taylor | Anderson. "Not only is Lee a highly regarded litigation attorney in the country, but he is also great guy and we are very excited to have him join our team."
"Taylor | Anderson is a vibrant firm filled with passionate advocates who understand how to take cases to trial," Lee Mickus said. "I’m humbled to join up with this group of superb lawyers."