Biography

David Seserman

With more than three decades of experience, David Seserman is one of Colorado’s foremost civil trial attorneys. As the founding member of Seserman Law LLC, David works with businesses and business people as a trusted advocate and ally. He maintains a broad civil litigation practice that has included multiple trials resulting in seven figure verdicts for his clients. He has successfully tried issues involving commercial disputes, wrongful discharge, intellectual property, disability, breach of employment contract, age discrimination, Title VII, and FLSA claims. To each matter that he works on, David brings years of proven results and courtroom experience.

David is a trained mediator and collaborates with professionals and companies in a variety of industries including finance and accounting and real estate. He is hired to resolve the legal issues that they face related to human resources such as employee benefits law, pension, and ERISA claims. As a skilled negotiator, he drafts executive compensation and severance agreements that navigate the complex business and tax issues at play. David is also one of the go-to legal practitioners for law firm dissolution in Denver and has served as the liquidator of the two largest law firm dissolutions in Colorado history.

As a leader in the Colorado legal community, David lectures to business professionals and other lawyers on a variety of topics. His speaking engagements explore the theft of trade secrets, electronic evidence, litigation strategy and tactics, employment law, as well as electronic communications and privacy. David earned his J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law and in law school served as the Business Editor of the Denver University Law Review. David graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Law Firm Dissolution

Education

  • JD, University of Denver College of Law (1986)
  • BSBA, Washington University in St. Louis (1980)

Admissions

  • State of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Awards

  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Colorado Super Lawyers (2007, 2019)

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Leadership Committee, Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division
    • GP Solo Division Litigation Committee Vice-Chair (2017 – present)
    • GP Solo Division Ethics & Professional Responsibility Committee Chair (2018 -present)
    • Law Practice Division Lawyer Leadership and Management Committee (2018-present)
  • Colorado Bar Association
    • Executive Council Member, Litigation Section Executive Council (2019 – present)
  • Denver Bar Association
    • Member
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association
    • Member
    • Attorney Mentor (2017-present)

Professional Memberships & Activity

  • City of Greenwood Village, Colorado
    • Chair, Planning & Zoning Commission (2006-2012)
    • Commissioner (2002-2012)
    • Organizer, Grass Roots Campaign Against High-Density Development (2016-2017)
    • Traffic Study Committee (2018-present)
  • American Jewish Committee, Colorado Region
    • Regional Board President (2009-2012)
    • National Board of Governors (2009-2012)
    • Executive Board (1991-2012)
  • Sedona Conference
    • Member, Brainstorming Group E-Discovery Best Practices for Small Cases (2018)
    • Member, Drafting Committee E-Discovery Best Practices for Small Cases (2019)
  • Mile High Society for Human Resource Management
      • Co-Volunteer Coordinator (2013-2015)
  • National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
    • Advisor to the Study Committee on Data Breach Notification, appointed by the American Bar Association Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division Chair (2017-present)
  • Anti-Defamation League – Mountain States Region
    • Regional Board Member (2014-present)
    • Co-Chair, Summer Associate Research Project (2016-2018)
  • Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado
    • Co-Chair, Cardozo Society (2008-2013)
  • Washington University in St. Louis Alumni Association
    • Co-Chair 35th, 30th, 25th & 20th Reunions
    • Chapter President (1993-2004)
    • Chair, Colorado Eliot Society (2014-present)
    • Member, Colorado Regional Cabinet (1999-present)
  • The Law Club
    • Chapter President (2004)
  • Sundance Hills Homeowners Association
    • Held all officer roles including President
  • 50 for Colorado Leadership Development Program
    • Member, Class of 1995
    • Alumni Board Member (1996-present)

Recent Presentations & Publications

  • Panelist, “Pretrial Discovery Disputes: How to Wield a Sword Without Falling on It,” CBA-CLE Inaugural Solo-Small Firm INSTITUTE (2019)
  • Interview, “Transparency and Employee Relationships,” Business Leaders Podcast (2019)
  • Interview, “Pretrial Discovery Disputes: How to Wield a Sword Without Falling on It,” GPSolo Podcasts – Brown Bag Series (2019)
  • Keynote Speaker, “Personal Electronic Devices in the Workplace – Should Management Be Concerned?”, Rocky Mountain Area Conference for Finance and Accounting Professionals (2018)
  • Speaker, American Bar Association GPSolo Division Brown Bag Podcast (2018)
  • Interview, “Managing the Law Firm Break-Up,” Law Week Colorado Article (2017)
  • Interview, “Spotlight with ADL Board Member David Seserman,” Anti-Defamation League (2017)
  • Interview, “David Seserman, Attorney, on Cell Phone Use at Work,” DailyMotion.com (2013)