Lawyers

Denver
555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202


Education

J.D., University of Denver,

  • Member, Law Review
  • Hoffman Cup Award
  • William F. Doyle Award
  • Barristers Cup Award

B.A., Columbia University

  • NACOMS Senior Honor Society

Honors

Law Week Colorado's Barrister's Best, 2014

Best Lawyers in America® - Professional Liability, Lawyer of the Year (2012); Professional Malpractice Law -Defendants, Lawyer of the Year (2014); Denver Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Lawyer of the Year (2016); Distinction in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants (2005-2017); Distinction in Commercial Transactions / UCC Law (2017)

Super Lawyers® in the fields of Professional Liability: Defense, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense (2006-2016, Law & Politics)

Super Lawyers®,Top 10 Attorneys in Colorado (2014)

Super Lawyers®,Top 100 Attorneys in Colorado (2012, 2013, 2016)

Super Lawyers®,Top 50 Attorneys in Colorado (2010, 2011)

5280 Magazine, Top 50 Attorneys in Colorado

Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,
Martindale-Hubbell

John Palmeri is co-managing partner of the Denver office. Mr. Palmeri handles complex civil litigation with emphasis on the defense of professional malpractice lawsuits against lawyers, physicians, directors, officers, architects and engineers. Mr. Palmeri is the firm's professional liability practice group leader. He has tried dozens of cases to verdict in federal and state courts. He has secured several multi-million dollar settlements and judgments for his clients. In addition to his trial practice, Mr. Palmeri has argued precedent-setting cases in federal and state appellate courts.

Admissions

Colorado
Wyoming
United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the District of Colorado
United States District Court for the District of Wyoming 

Memberships

American College of Trial Lawyers
American Board of Trial Advocates
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Faculty of Federal Advocates
Alfred A. Arraj Inn of Court
Colorado Bar Association
  Professional Liability Committee (Chair from 2001-05)
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  (President 1997-98) 

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Contact

(303) 534-5145

jpalmeri@gordonrees.com


Offices

Denver

Education

J.D., University of Denver,

  • Member, Law Review
  • Hoffman Cup Award
  • William F. Doyle Award
  • Barristers Cup Award

B.A., Columbia University

  • NACOMS Senior Honor Society

Honors

Law Week Colorado's Barrister's Best, 2014

Best Lawyers in America® - Professional Liability, Lawyer of the Year (2012); Professional Malpractice Law -Defendants, Lawyer of the Year (2014); Denver Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Lawyer of the Year (2016); Distinction in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants (2005-2017); Distinction in Commercial Transactions / UCC Law (2017)

Super Lawyers® in the fields of Professional Liability: Defense, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense (2006-2016, Law & Politics)

Super Lawyers®,Top 10 Attorneys in Colorado (2014)

Super Lawyers®,Top 100 Attorneys in Colorado (2012, 2013, 2016)

Super Lawyers®,Top 50 Attorneys in Colorado (2010, 2011)

5280 Magazine, Top 50 Attorneys in Colorado

Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,
Martindale-Hubbell

John M. Palmeri

Office Co-Managing Partner

Practices

Biography

John Palmeri is co-managing partner of the Denver office. Mr. Palmeri handles complex civil litigation with emphasis on the defense of professional malpractice lawsuits against lawyers, physicians, directors, officers, architects and engineers. Mr. Palmeri is the firm's professional liability practice group leader. He has tried dozens of cases to verdict in federal and state courts. He has secured several multi-million dollar settlements and judgments for his clients. In addition to his trial practice, Mr. Palmeri has argued precedent-setting cases in federal and state appellate courts.

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Admissions

Colorado
Wyoming
United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the District of Colorado
United States District Court for the District of Wyoming 

Memberships

American College of Trial Lawyers
American Board of Trial Advocates
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Faculty of Federal Advocates
Alfred A. Arraj Inn of Court
Colorado Bar Association
  Professional Liability Committee (Chair from 2001-05)
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  (President 1997-98) 

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