Gary E. Parish
With over thirty years of civil and commercial litigation experience, Gary Parish has the skills and knowledge required for significant and complex cases. Mr. Parish’s clients are diverse: financial institutions, real estate interests, manufacturing concerns, chemical companies, utilities and energy companies, and railroads. Through his involvement in product liability, toxic tort and intellectual property cases, Mr. Parish has a keen appreciation for regulatory, scientific, and public relations issues. Mr. Parish has first-chaired class actions, ‘bet-the-company’ Superfund and toxic tort claims, matters involving trusts and adversary bankruptcy actions, intellectual property, insurance coverage and bad faith, and significant business disputes, including anti-trust, lender liability and business tort claims. Mr. Parish is adept at the use of state-of-the-art courtroom and litigation technology. His practice has primarily involved cases in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Montana, and the Dakotas, with scattered cases throughout the United States.
Before joining the Firm, Mr. Parish was a partner in the Denver Offices of the international law firms of Popham, Haik, Schnobrich & Kaufman, Ltd. (1979 to 1996), and then at the Denver Office of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene and MacRae (1997 – 2003). Mr. Parish was senior litigation enforcement counsel for the United States Environmental Protection Agency from 1975-1978.
Mr. Parish received his law degree from the University of Denver School of Law in 1974, and he received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University in 1969, magna cum laude. Mr. Parish is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts in Colorado and in the 10th Circuit.