Davis & Ceriani, P.C. Achieves Results

The results Davis & Ceriani, P.C. has achieved for its clients over the past 30 years demonstrate the firm's expertise in complex litigation, real estate matters and business law. The firm’s litigation and transactional lawyers have a strong history of reaching favorable outcomes for their clients through jury/bench verdicts, arbitrations, counseling and transactional negotiations. Davis & Ceriani, P.C. has achieved favorable results in areas such as Securities Fraud, Personal Injury, Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Residential Building and Development, Commercial Building and Development, and Business Law Cases and Counseling. In addition to the results outlined below, we have achieved hundreds of favorable settlements over the years—most of which are confidential due to the demands of the opposing party.

Securities Fraud

•   $20,000,000 jury verdict in a securities fraud action for institutional
     investor clients
•   $23,000,000 jury verdict in a securities fraud action for institutional
     investor clients
•   $32,000,000 settlement achieved for a group of institutional investors in a securities
    fraud case in Spokane, Washington
•   Complete defense of a respondent brokerage firm where the claimants sought
    $45,000,000 against the firm

Personal Injury

•   $18,000,000 jury verdict for a Colorado Springs family in a personal
     injury action

Breach of Contract

•  $4,000,000 jury verdict in a breach of contract action

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

•  $8,000,000 award in a breach of fiduciary duty action brought for shareholders
    of a broker-dealer

Commercial Litigation

•   Jury verdict for Defendants upon the retrial of a case where the Defendants had
    previously lost a $6,000,000 jury verdict when represented by other counsel
•   Successfully defended the board of directors of a public company in a derivative
    action for alleged director malfeasance
•   Multi-million dollar settlement achieved for a non-profit corporation against its
    former officers and directors
•   Successfully defended the board of directors of a Chinese manufacturer in a
    derivative action for alleged director malfeasance

Commercial Litigation

•   Obtained multiple settlements, some as high as seven figures, in connection with policyholder claims for breach of insurance contract and/or unreasonable delay or denial of policy benefits.

Residential Building and Development

•   Represented an international homebuilder in the acquisition of substantially all of
    the assets of a local homebuilder
•   Represented a national homebuilder in the acquisition of two approximately 1,000
    lot subdivisions in Aurora, Colorado
•   Represented a national homebuilder in the acquisition, entitlements and
    development of an approximately 1,000 lot golf course subdivision in Douglas
    County, Colorado
•   Represented a residential developer in the acquisition and entitlement of a 640
    acre residential parcel in Aurora, Colorado
•   Represented a residential developer in the acquisition and sale of a 140 acre
    parcel in Thornton, Colorado

Commercial Building and Development

•   Represented a commercial developer in the acquisition, entitlements,
    and financing of a 300 acre regional mixed-used development in Aurora, Colorado
    and a regional mixed use development in Broomfield, Colorado
•   Represented a commercial developer in the acquisition, development and sale of
    retail projects throughout the United States
•   Represented a buyer in the acquisition and financing of a 220,000 square foot
    warehouse near Commerce City, Colorado
•   Represented a buyer in the acquisition of an approximately 150 unit apartment
    building in Greenwood Village, Colorado
•   Represented an equity investor in the construction and leasing of an 80,000
    square foot office building
•   Represented an investor in financing of medical office buildings in various locations
    across the country

Business Law

•   Represented an investor in a debt and equity transaction involving a marine
    exploration company
•   Represented an investor in financing of solar, wind-energy, and bio-fuel companies
•   Counseled a family office with respect to its investments in U.S. and European early
    and mid-stage companies
•   Represented a Colorado medical parts fabrication company in the sale of all of its
    assets to a publicly traded, national competitor
•   Represented a buyer in the acquisition of all of the assets of an HVAC
    equipment distributor