Muliha Khan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Denver, CO

Zupkus & Angell, P.C.
 | 789 Sherman Street, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-894-8948
Fax: 303-894-0104
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Urdu
Attorney Profile

As the Managing Partner at Zupkus & Angell, P.C., Muliha Khan is dedicated to representing clients in Denver, its surrounding areas and throughout the state of Colorado. She focuses her practice on handling cases that involve insurance defense, as well as employment law from the employer perspective.

In 2002, Ms. Khan graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College. She then attended the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, receiving a Juris Doctor in 2007. While in law school, she participated in moot court competitions and served as a candidacy editor for the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy.

Any business that is facing legal issues needs a trusted attorney in its corner, someone who can develop a sound strategy and provide invaluable counsel. For years, Ms. Khan has been representing employers and insurance companies through matters involving bad faith, personal injury and litigation. She knows how to navigate the legal system and has taken cases to the appellate level. Ms. Khan's goal is not only to minimize litigation and resolve matters efficiently, but also to mitigate the risk of future claims.

Through life and work, Ms. Khan has experienced various cultures on four continents, which gives her a broader perspective and the comprehensive background necessary to handle complex cases. A champion of diversity, she was selected in 2014 as the publications vice chair for the Defense Research Institute (DRI) – The Voice of the Defense Bar's diversity committee.

Ms. Khan is a published author and frequently is asked to deliver guest lectures regarding employment law and insurance defense issues. When she is not at her practice, she enjoys traveling, finding great spots for brunch and singing karaoke.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Insurance Coverage (30%): Insurance Defense

Personal Injury - General (30%): Personal Injury - Defense

Construction Litigation (10%)

Civil Litigation (10%)

Business Litigation (10%)

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Law - Employer

Focus Areas

Insurance Defense, Personal Injury - Defense, Employment Law - Employer


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

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About Muliha Khan

Admitted: 2008, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • Included on the list of 2019 Best Lawyers in America in the category of litigation: insurance., 2019 Best Lawyers in America , 2019
  • Named a Colorado Rising Star by Super Lawyers
  • Cum Laude and Distinction, Colorado College
  • Placing first in the Client Counseling competition, University of Denver

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Publications Vice-Chair, The Defense Research Institute (DRI) Diversity Committee
  • Denver Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Colorado Joint Disaster Legal Services Task Force
  • Civil Litigation Clinic, University of Denver
  • 9News: Law Line 9, Volunteer Attorney
  • Colorado High School Mock Trial Tournament, Scoring Panelist

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker at Primerus 2019 Young Lawyers Section Conference, Speaker, The New Generation of Law
  • Moderator at Primerus Defense Institute’s 14th annual PDI Convocation, Moderator, Changing Times & The Role of Diversity and Inclusiveness, Succession Planning, and Client Transparency
  • Speaker at Primerus 2019 Young Lawyers Section Conference, Speaker, Weeding Out Employees: How Employers Should Navigate the Legalization of Marijuana
  • Author: "Rocky Mountain High: What the Legalization of Marijuana Means for Employers," Primerus Corporate Client e-Newsletter, Nov. 2013; also provided to attendees of the 2013 ACC Annual Meeting
  • Author: "A Survey of the Law of Non-Contractual Indemnity and Contribution," Colorado Chapter, 2012 and 2014
  • Speaker: "Transitioning Relationships," Primerus Western Regional Meeting, January 2015
  • Presenter: "Getting WRAPped Up In Damages and Defenses," Individualized Insurance Carrier Client Training, June 2014
  • Speaker: "Handbooks and Employee Policies: Sending the Right Message," Employment Law Seminar, 2008
  • Speaker: "Employment Issues in the Paperless Workplace," Employment Law Seminar, 2007
  • Candidacy Editor, Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, University of Denver
  • Presented on the topic of “Effective Litigation Management” at the Property & Liability Resource Bureau (“PLRB”) Regional Adjusters Conferences in Frisco, TX; Atlanta, GA; and Columbus, OH., 2015
  • Presenter, Comparative Litigation: Helpful Information for In-House Counsel, Association Of Corporate Counsel, 2017
  • Speaker, Market Disruptors: Using Technology to Change the Way You Practice Law, Primerus Defense Institute Convocation , Presenter, Primerus, 2018
  • Speaker, Throwing Stones: Highs and Lows of the Legalization of Medical and Recreational Marijuana and the Impact on Employers, Primerus Law Institute, 2017
  • Author: "Looking at Maternity Leave and Beyond to Effect Change," DRI Diversity Insider, 2014, Volume 6, Issue 1


  • Bocian v. Owners Insurance Company (secured defense verdict with respect to bad faith claims asserted against Defendant carrier; also awarded costs as prevailing party), 2019
  • JAS Hospitality v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., US Dist. Court, 2016 (secured a defense jury verdict in a bad-faith breach of insurance contract case involving alleged hail damage to the roof of a motel and subsequent physical and loss of income damages).
  • Builder filed claims against multiple parties in construction defect lawsuit. Represented the only subcontractor remaining in the case and full prevailed against builder following an arbitration (2016).
  • Dickinson v. Lincoln Building Corp. and G4S, Colorado Court of Appeals, 2015 (upholding judgment finding that defendant security company owed no duty to plaintiff who allegedly tore her rotator cuff in an attempt to open a door).

Educational Background:

  • The Colorado College, B.A., History
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Office Location for Muliha Khan

789 Sherman Street
Suite 500
Denver, CO 80203

Phone: 303-894-8948

Fax: 303-894-0104

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Last Updated: 10/4/2019

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