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555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202


J.D., University of Denver College of Law, 1993

  • University of Denver Law Review, General Editor

B.A., University of Colorado, 1987


AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating™ by Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Construction Law (2018-2024)


Dan Evans is a Partner in the Denver office of GRSM, practicing in the Construction and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups.  Mr. Evans is an experienced litigator and trial attorney with more than 20 years of successfully representing general contractors, design professionals, owners, developers, subcontractors, and suppliers in construction disputes.

Dan has extensive experience handling construction defect, architect and engineer errors and omissions in design, delay/impact, acceleration, inefficiency, cost overrun, Miller Act, and warranty disputes.  He has litigated claims involving the design and construction of hospitals, restaurants, apartment complexes, public spaces, solids-handling facilities, federal construction projects, and multi-family residential communities.  Dan also has significant experience litigating business disputes unrelated to construction.  He has also defended multiple bodily injury lawsuits involving product liability, motor vehicle accident and other injuries. Dan has also represented companies against claims of environmental contamination.  

Dan obtained a favorable defense award from a panel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration for alleged errors and omissions of an engineering firm.  He secured and collected a judgment for a restaurant owner for defective and delayed performance by a general contractor.  He also successfully resolved multi-million-dollar-claims involving alleged defects in architect and engineer design, construction sequencing and scheduling, soil compaction, concrete formation, and pipe installation on a public project. 

Dan has successfully tried cases in state and federal courts, including the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the ICC International Court of Arbitration.  He also regularly helps clients develop and implement project closeout and dispute resolution strategies prior to the initiation of litigation. 


  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association