Michael J. Rosenberg

Michael J. Rosenberg is a Denver personal injury attorney specializing in the areas of insurance recovery, insurance bad faith, catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death. Mr. Rosenberg is a 1996 graduate of the University of Denver College of Law, where he served as the articles editor of the Denver Law Journal, was selected to the American Bar Association Trial Team, and graduated in the top 5 percent of his class.


After graduation, Mr. Rosenberg served as law clerk to the Honorable Steven C. Briggs of the Colorado Court of Appeals.

Mr. Rosenberg spent the next four years representing insurance companies and their insureds, as well as fidelity and surety companies, in a wide variety of claims, including professional liability, products liability, catastrophic injury, insurance coverage and bad faith.

For the past twenty years, Mr. Rosenberg has dedicated the bulk of his practice to representing insurance policyholders and tort victims.

Specialist Areas

Through his previous experience counseling insurance companies and defending them in litigation, both locally and abroad, Mr. Rosenberg has developed an understanding and knowledge of the insurance industry in general, and of the inner workings of numerous insurance companies in particular.

This knowledge has proven invaluable in Mr. Rosenberg’s insurance recovery and personal injury practice, allowing him to obtain seven and eight-figure recoveries on behalf of his clients in cases where, prior to litigation, the insurance companies perceived little or no exposure.

Professional Organizations and Activities

Mr. Rosenberg carries Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer rating, AV. Mr. Rosenberg is a past President of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the organization since 2009.

He has also served on the Board of Governors of the Colorado Bar Association.

Mr. Rosenberg has been recognized as a “Top 100” attorney in Colorado Super Lawyers for many years, and was recently named by Best Lawyers in America as the “2019 Lawyer of the Year” in the area of insurance litigation.

  • Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association (2016-2017)
  • President, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (2016-2017)
  • American Bar Association (1999-present)
  • Denver Bar Association (1996-present)
  • American Bar Association (1999-present)
  • Board of Directors, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (2008-present)
  • President-Elect, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (2015-2016)
  • Vice President, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (2014-2015)
  • Secretary, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (2013-2014)
  • Treasurer, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (2012-2013)
  • American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA) (2003-present)
  • Best Lawyers in America (2009-present)
  • “Lawyer of the Year – Litigation Insurance” – Best Lawyers in America (2019)
  • Colorado Super Lawyers (2009-present)
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, Top 100 Attorneys in Colorado (2013-2018)