David Feeder is an experienced attorney and litigator in the Denver office
of Feldmann Nagel, LLC, and he prides himself on being both a relentless
advocate and a pragmatic, level-headed advisor for his clients. Mr. Feeder
works closely with his clients to help them maximize opportunities, avoid
problems, and resolve them when necessary.
The majority of Mr. Feeder's practice has focused on litigation and
arbitration of complex civil and commercial disputes in federal and state
courts throughout the United States. His areas of practice have included
the following: complex commercial/contract disputes; trade secrets and
non-compete agreements; banking/credit-related disputes; employment law;
products liability; regulatory (Public Utilities Commission) disputes;
real estate disputes; construction defect litigation; intellectual property/patent
litigation; energy/oil and gas; and legal malpractice.
He has extensive experience in all facets of litigation, including fact
investigation, written discovery, witness development, taking/defending
fact and expert witness depositions, and motions and hearings practice.
Mr. Feeder's focus is always on preparing his cases for trial, and
he has tried numerous actions. His significant trial and litigation/arbitration
accomplishments include the following:
- First chair on jury trial in state court business lawsuit regarding loan
agreement and related dealings (favorable verdict, six-figure award of
attorney fees), primary responsibility for related appellate briefing.
- Second chair on jury trial in state court complex business lawsuit regarding
development and sale of life insurance products (favorable multi-million
dollar verdict, six-figure award of costs and interest).
- First chair on bench trial in banking-related dispute (favorable verdict).
- Second chair on complex AAA arbitration regarding ownership of and profits
resulting from luxury residence and golf course development, and associated
fraud (favorable multi-million dollar award that led to transfer of ownership
of entire development to client).
- First and second chair on multiple AAA employment arbitrations.
- Primary litigation responsibility for dispute between Wyoming Treasurer
and Governor regarding creation of multi-million dollar private equity
investment limited partnership (favorable resolution for client).
- Team leader of over 25 legal professionals; responsible for managing and
coordinating voluminous discovery and document productions for nation-wide
litigation, and developing and maintaining comprehensive production procedures.
Mr. Feeder is admitted to the Colorado Bar and several federal trial and
Mr. Feeder attended the University of Denver on a Boettcher Foundation
Scholarship, and graduated with honors from the Daniels College of Business
with a Finance/Real Estate major. Mr. Feeder also attended the University
of Minnesota Law School, where he participated in and was chosen as a
director for the competitive Philip C Jessup International Moot Court.
He was also a staff member for the prestigious Minnesota Law Review, and
the Comment he wrote his third year was selected for publication.
In his free time, Mr. Feeder enjoys spending time with his wife, kids,
dog and cat. When he is not attending a kid's sporting activity, he
can often be found skiing, playing racquetball, or rooting for the Rockies
and Broncos. He is also an avid celebrant of Groundhog Day!
- Colorado (1999)
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado (1999)
- Missouri (1995)
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri (1995)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1995)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2007)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Juris Doctor (1994)
- Minnesota Law Review (Staff Member)
- Philip C Jessup International Moot Court (Member, Director)
University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
- B.S.B.A., with honors (1990)
- Major: Finance/Real Estate
- Boettcher Foundation Scholarship
- Alpha Tau Omega fraternity (President)
- Colorado Bar Association
- Denver Bar Association
When Your Doctor Says, "You Have Nothing to Worry About," Don't
be so Sure: The Effect of Fabio v. Bellomo
on Medical Malpractice Actions in Minnesota, 78 Minn. L. Rev. 943 (1994)
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