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Daniel Furman, Esq.
Daniel Furman, Esq.
(303) 628-3483
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Daniel Furman, Esq.
1001 Seventeenth Street, Suite 300 Denver, CO 80202
(303) 628-3483
(303) 628-3368
Regulatory Cnsl Mbr
Business Transactions, Legislative, Litigation, Regulatory
Daniel’s practice focuses on government affairs, regulatory law, and general litigation. Daniel’s government affairs practice centers on representing corporate clients before the Colorado General Assembly. On behalf of his clients, Daniel formulates policy initiatives and legislative strategies, advocates for or against legislation, and testifies before legislative committees. 

Daniel’s regulatory law practice centers on representing clients before state regulators. Daniel assists his insurance clients with various matters before the Colorado Division of Insurance (“DOI”), including: (1) navigating through rate and form filing disputes; (2) preparing responses to market conduct examinations; (3) preparing forms for the acquisition of insurance companies; (4) preparing responses to DOI inquiries and investigations; and (5) ensuring compliance with DOI regulations and bulletins. 

Daniel’s general litigation practice centers on defending clients in various types of litigation disputes. Daniel’s experience includes defending clients in employment, premises liability, insurance, civil rights, commercial, tort, and malpractice disputes. On behalf of his clients, Daniel prepares pleadings; conducts all phases of discovery; drafts motions, including dispositive motions; conducts and defends depositions; and participates in mediations, settlement conferences, and court hearings. 

Legal Distinctions & Honors
 Judicial Extern, Judge Neil Gorsuch, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit Judicial Extern, Judge Sidney Brooks, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Colorado Student Attorney, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Civil Litigation Clinic Scholastic Excellence Awards (Highest Academic Grade): Insurance Law, Legal Research & Writing I, Legal Research & Writing II 

Professional Associations
 Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry, Government Affairs 
Council Colorado Civil Justice League, Legal Advisory Board 
Colorado Hispanic Bar Association 
Colorado Bar Association 

Other Professional Experience 
Senior Staff and Cabinet Member, Office of Superintendent Michael Bennet,Denver Public Schools, 2007-2009 
Director of Policy & Legislative Affairs, The Fund for Colorado’s Future (Chairman - Governor Bill Owens), 2005-2007 
Chief Legislative & Policy Advisor, Office of Governor Jeb Bush (FL), 2003-2005 
Legislative Director, Florida House of Representatives, 1998-2003 
Legislative Analyst, Office of Governor Lawton Chiles (FL), 1997-1998

JD: University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2011, Order of St. Ives 
MPA: Florida State University, Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration & Policy 
BA: University of Florida, 1994, academic honors, Dean’s List 

Bar Admissions 
Colorado, 2012 
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Published Articles

Published Alerts

TitlePublish Date
Colorado Division of Insurance COVID-19 Information and Resources5/19/2020
Colorado Legislature Limits Insurers’ Failure to Cooperate Defense11/6/2020
Colorado Passes Law Creating Standardized Health Benefit Plan and Authorizing Commissioner to Set Reimbursement Rates7/26/2021
Colorado Passes Law Addressing Unfair Discrimination in Insurance Practices9/26/2021
Colorado Governor signs HB 22-1111 Into Law7/25/2022

Positions in FORC

Board of DirectorsMountain54