David S. Chipman


Phone: 303.578.5780
Direct: 303.578.5785
Email Dave

Extended Absence

Mr. Chipman and his wife, Lisa, are serving a three-year, full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Arequipa, Peru. He plans to return to the practice of law in July 2025. In the meantime, please forward all inquiries to Dan Glasser at dglasser@chipmanglasser.com.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

  • Over 25 years of trial and appellate experience handling a wide variety of  complex commercial disputes
  • Non-compete, contractual interference, trade secret disputes
  • Business tort and fraud disputes
  • Business ownership, officer, and fiduciary duty disputes
  • Contract enforcement

Real Estate/Construction Litigation

  • Boundary and easement disputes
  • Property ownership disputes
  • Owner/Contractor/Subcontractor disputes
  • Lien prosecution/defense and lien-priority disputes
  • Commercial foreclosures and landlord/tenant disputes


Chipman Glasser LLC
Member 2011-2022

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
Associate 1996-2001/Shareholder 2001-2011

Kirkland & Ellis
Associate 1993 – 1996

Education and Honors

Judicial Clerkship, Hon. J. Thomas Greene

U. S. District Court, Salt Lake, Utah, 1992-1993

J.D., Brigham Young University, 1992

Community Involvement

Board Member, Denver Chapter, J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Leader, Boy Scouts of America

Member, Colorado Bar Association

Member, Denver Bar Association


Illinois 1992 (inactive)

Colorado 1995