Gregg S. Rich

Top rated Construction Litigation attorney in Denver, Colorado

Coombe Curry Rich & Jarvis
Gregg S. Rich
Coombe Curry Rich & Jarvis

Practice Areas: Construction Litigation, Civil Litigation, Insurance Coverage; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2000

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010

Coombe Curry Rich & Jarvis

2000 S Colorado Blvd
Tower 2, Suite 1050
Denver, CO 80222 Visit website


Attorney Gregg S. Rich is the managing partner of Coombe Curry Rich & Jarvis, based in Denver, Colorado. He offers litigation services that encompass the areas of commercial law, construction defects, contract disputes, insurance coverage and personal injury. He regularly tries cases in state and federal courts as well as through arbitrations and before the Colorado Court of Appeals.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science at Cal Poly Pomona, Mr. Rich received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. A student member of the Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity, he served as the research assistant of professor Wadine Gehrke and as part of the university’s trial and appellate moot court teams. He interned at a criminal defense firm and also worked for the Student Law Office, helping those accused of crimes and conducting outreach programs for women’s shelters and the homeless.

With a license to practice law in the state courts of Colorado, New York, Wyoming and Texas, Mr. Rich appears before the U.S. District Courts for the District of Colorado and the Southern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Besides lecturing the insurance industry and attorney groups on various topics, he also mentors young lawyers in trial techniques through the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA) Trial Academy.

A certified litigation management professional, Mr. Rich has garnered several recognitions. He is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received the Defense Research Institute Exceptional Performance Citation. He substantially participates in organizations such as the Arapahoe County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association and the Judge William E. Doyle American Inn of Court.

An executive board member of the CDLA, Mr. Rich has volunteered his time as pro bono counsel to the board of the Communications Technology Professionals. Ethical and knowledgeable, he provides client-focused solutions and efficiently guides clients while implementing the appropriate strategy tailored to their needs. His track record of active trial practice has earned him the respect of his peers and opposing lawyers.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Construction Litigation: Business, Civil Litigation: Defense, Insurance Coverage

Focus areas

Construction Defects, Insurance, Insurance Defense

  • 80% Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10% Insurance Coverage

First Admitted: 2000, Colorado

Professional Webpage:

  • TCD v. American Family, 2012 COA 65, 296 P.3d 255 (Colo. App. 2012)
  • Broomfield Senior Living Owner, LLC v. R.G. Brinkmann Co., 2017 COA 31, 413 P.3d 219 (Colo. App. 2017)(go to, beginning at the 52:18 mark, for oral argument)
  • KF 103-CV, LLC v American Family, 2014 WL 4409876 (D. Colo. 2014), rev’d 630 Fed.Appx 826 (10th Cir. 2015)
Representative Clients:
  • Nationwide, Travelers Insurance, Hanover Insurance, AIG, PURE, Ins., ProSight Ins., Atain Ins.
  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • CLMP Certification, 2016
  • Super Lawyers – Construction Litigation, 2017-2022
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star – Construction Litigation, 2010
  • Defense Research Institute Exceptional Performance Citation, 2017-2018
Educational Background:
  • BA, Political Science - Cal Poly Pomona, 1993
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Communications Technology Professionals (f/k/a Denver Telecom Professionals) - General Counsel to Board of Directors, 2002
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Secretary - Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Past-President - Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Treasurer - Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2015
  • Construction Committee Chair - Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2011
  • President - Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2017
  • At Large Board Member - Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Vice President - Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2016
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • CLMP Designation, 2016
Industry Groups:
  • Construction
  • Insurance

Office location for Gregg S. Rich

2000 S Colorado Blvd
Tower 2, Suite 1050
Denver, CO 80222

Phone: 720-961-6352


7 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010

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