Nathan Dumm and Mayer, P.C.

NDM is a civil defense law firm practicing insurance defense litigation. Since its inception in 1973, the firm has provided quality legal representation to its clients.

The Firm’s attorneys are accomplished in a diverse range of legal matters, including representing governmental entities, defending civil rights claims and defending all types of personal injury claims. They have extensive experience in employment law counsel, construction defense litigation, and workers’ compensation defense.

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Peer Recognition
NDM is pleased that Andrew Nathan, Mark Dumm, Anne Smith Myers, Mark Macy, Ellis Mayer, Ben Tracy and Marni Kloster have all received AV Preeminent® ratings from Martindale Hubbell, indicating the highest level of professional excellence.

Additionally, in 2011, Andrew Nathan was recognized as a Colorado Superlawyer by Colorado Super Lawyers® for five years. In 2013, Marni Nathan Kloster was recognized as a Rising Star by Colorado Super Lawyers® for a third year.

Governmental Entity Cases
In Cardella v. Castle Rock, Andrew Nathan and Marni Nathan Kloster successfully argued that documents relating to a criminal investigation, which involved pending criminal prosecutions, (click here for further information)

In Wilson v. City of Lafayette, Andrew Nathan and Marni Nathan Kloster won summary judgment in favor of a police officer related to the use of a taser. (click here for further information)

Marni Nathan Kloster was successful in a motion to dismiss filed on behalf of a Town and various employees and elected officials in the lawsuit of Benton v. Town of South Fork, (click here for further information)

In Page v. Town of Erie, Andrew Nathan and Marni Nathan Kloster successfully defended the Town against a claim for quiet title. (click here for further information)

In Carani v. Meisner, Bernard Woessner successfully defended members of the Rifle Police and Public Works departments in U.S. District Court against claims of false arrest, false imprisonment and defamation, obtaining a summary judgment and an attorney fees award in excess of $200,000.00. (click here for further information)

In 2013, Bernard Woessner successfully represented the City of Central in Ballowe v City of Black Hawk et al., (click here for further information)

Employment Cases
The firm, after winning partial summary judgment in an employment case, proceeded to trial on the remaining claim in Salazar v. Commerce City and achieved a jury verdict in the Defendants’ favor. (click here for further information)

After winning partial summary judgment in another employment case, Andrew Nathan and Marni Nathan Kloster prevailed in a jury trial in the City’s favor in Guara v. City of Trinidad. (click here for further information)

Subrogation/Construction Defect Cases
In Integra Engineering v. City of Northglenn, the Colorado Court of Appeals upheld a $700,000 jury verdict in favor of the City. (click here for further information)

Tabor Cases
In Anderson v. Cimarron Hills Fire Protection District, Andy Nathan and Ellis J. Mayer successfully defended a Tabor challenge (click here for further information)

Automobile Litigation Cases
Ellis J. Mayer in July of 2012 obtained a jury verdict of only $3,332.00 in the case of Presley v. Hashbarger in Arapahoe County District Court where the Plaintiff, (click here for further information)

Negligence Cases
In May of 2013, Ellis J. Mayer obtained a defense verdict in Safeco Insurance Company v. Plateau Heating & Air Conditioning in a Jefferson County District Court case, (click here for further information)

Trespass Cases
In Mikes v. Burnett, Ellis J. Mayer obtained a Motion for Summary Judgment in an Elbert County District Court case,, (click here for further information)

Bad Faith Cases
In January 2014, Ellis J. Mayer obtained a Summary Judgment in Arapahoe County District Court based on a claim of delay in the payment of an Underinsured Motorist Claim. In that case, Vandevander v. Colorado Farm Bureau, (click here for further information)

Members of the firm often present short talks and half or full day seminars on various subjects to our clients. We have done so recently on subjects ranging from Drug Testing for Government Employees to High Risk Personnel Decisions for Police Departments. (click here for a representative list). Please contact us if you are interested in a presentation on any of the listed subject areas or on other topics tailored to your needs.