Sandy Eloranto

Sandy Eloranto

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Sutton | Booker, P.C.
 | 4949 S Syracuse St, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80237
Phone: 303-730-6204
Fax: 303-730-6208
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (80%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • E-Discovery (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Ms. Eloranto has been representing insurance companies and their insureds for almost 20 years with a current emphasis on defending bad faith suits stemming from disputes over property damage and/or personal injury. She has defended local doctors and hosptials in Colorado as well as national pharmaceutical companies and medical product manufacturers in MDL cases filed across the country and has managed a number of large scale E-Discovery projects. In 2019, Ms. Eloranto presented locally to CDLA and CLM on bad faith and spoke nationally at the Gavel Annual Conference in Florida. She is active in NAMWOLF and the Faculty of Federal Advocates. She is a shareholder of her firm.

    White Papers

  • Avoiding Pitfalls: Substituted Service of an Insured via Their Auto Insurance Carrier (2017) - Explaining substituted service of an insured under C.R.S. § 42-7-414 (part of Colorado’s Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law).

  • Chief Judge Marcia Krieger Shuts Down Controversial Appraisal Conduct and Provides Guidance on the Appraisal Process in Colorado (2018) - Summarizing Chief Judge Marcia Krieger's order vacating the appraisal award in Copper Oaks Master Home Owners Association v. American Family Insurance Company, Case 1:15-CV-01828-MSK-MJW due to evidence of appraiser and umpire partiality and incompetence.  

  • 10th Circuit Affirms Public Adjuster's Actions Imputed to Insured Unless Illegal (2018) - Summary of 10th Circuit opinion in Macomber v. American Family, 2018 WL 3957013, — Fed.Appx.— (2018) confirming that when an insured retains a public adjuster ("PA") to assist with the claim, the actions of the PA are imputed to the insured for purposes of failure to cooperate and misrepresentations related to the claim. 

  • About Sandy Eloranto

    Admitted: 1999, Colorado

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • CLM, speaker - UM/UIM and Property Damage Bad Faith Suits in Colorado, 2019
    • CDLA, speaker - Defending First Party Property Bad Faith Suits , 2019
    • NAMWOLF, active in Insurance PAC and Trial PAC, 2019


    • Defense verdict, Propp v. American Family, 1:17-cv-02629, 2019

    Industry Groups

    • Bad Faith
    • Insurance
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    Office Location for Sandy Eloranto

    4949 S Syracuse St
    Suite 500
    Denver, CO 80237

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    Last Updated: 9/10/2020

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