Member Profile: Gordon W. Netzorg

Gordon W. Netzorg
Sherman & Howard LLC
633 17th Street #3000
Denver, CO 80202
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Tel: (303) 299-8381
Fax: (303) 298-0940

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ADR Services Include:

Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Special Master; ADR Training/CME


Gordon W. Netzorg has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Banking & Finance
Business Dissolution
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Family Businesses
Intellectual Property
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Mortgage Foreclosure
Native American
Pensions / ERISA
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Venture Capital
Wage & Hour/FMLA



Mr. Netzorg maintains a trial practice focused on complex, multi-party commercial litigation, with an emphasis on partnership, limited liability company, and corporate disputes; officer and director liability, bond litigation, securities and fraud litigation; natural resources including oil and gas, mining disputes; lender liability, banking, and real estate litigation.

Mr. Netzorg successfully tried and obtained verdicts, judgments and arbitration awards in wide variety of complex commercial cases including 8-figure awards and 9-figure settlement.  Typical cases involve issues as diverse as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, corporate governance, business and investment fraud, real estate, debtor-lender disputes, intellectual property and natural resources.

Mr. Netzorg has established a reputation as an effective arbitrator. He regularly serves as an arbitrator and mediator as member of American Arbitration Association's Complex Commercial Case arbitration and mediation panels.


  • Juris Doctor, with honors, Syracuse University, 1976 Articles Editor, Syracuse Law Review
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1970

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado Member
  • American Arbitration Association - National Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators Member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers Task Force on Discovery
  • Past President, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Chair, Commercial Law Section - Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past President, Colorado Chapter, International Network of Boutique Law Firms
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (Chair, Colorado State Committee 2010-2012)
  • Best of the Bar Award for Securities Law
  • Best Lawyers'  2010 and 2013 Litigation Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year , Denver, CO
  • Listed for 20 years in Best Lawyers in America, current categories include: Commercial Litigation, Banking and Finance Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Securities, Capital Markets Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Top 10 Colorado Super Lawyers 2013-2015, Top 100 Colorado Super Lawyers 2012-2013, Top 50 Colorado Super Lawyers 2006-2011
  • Recognized by 5280 Magazine as Top Lawyer-Commercial Litigation 2015
  • Corporate LiveWire 2015 Natural Resources Litigation-Colorado Lawyer of the Year


$525 per hour, to be split between the parties
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