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Bryan D. Cross


P. 303.244.1871 | F. 303.244.1879


Bryan Cross defends clients in catastrophic lawsuits involving personal injury and wrongful death claims. A trial lawyer for the past 25 years, Bryan primarily defends Fortune 500 companies in state and federal courts throughout the United States and its territories. He frequently serves as SWAT counsel, including in product liability, trucking, and premises liability cases. 

Bryan excels at defending matters involving catastrophic personal injuries, including quadriplegia and traumatic brain injury. He is frequently brought in shortly before trial to quickly organize and develop previously neglected files, identify and address strategic vulnerabilities, and minimize or eliminate downside risk in high-exposure cases.

Bryan is admitted to practice in Colorado, Michigan, and Texas.


Publications & Speaking Engagements


  • Presenter, "Techniques for Effective Cross-Examination of Expert Witness," DRI 2024 Product Liability Conference, (February 7, 2024).


Other Articles/Presentations

  • "A Look Through Tinted Glass: What Does the Future Hold for Preemption in Motor Vehicle Litigation?," Prod. Safety Liab. Rptr., Vol. 39, No. 20, (May 2011).
  • "Preemption in Automobile Product Liability Cases After Williamson and Priester," presented at Product Liability Advisory Council, (April 29, 2011).
  • "Sophisticated Deposition Strategies," presented at National Business Institute, (August 20, 2010).
  • "I Could Tell You, But I'd Have to Kill You: Protecting Your Clients' Trade Secrets and Other Confidential Information," Mich. Def. Q., (May 1997).


Other Experience

Brown McCarroll, LLP
Feeney Kellett Wienner & Bush, P.C.
NCR Corporation

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

The Best Lawyers in America
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2019-2024
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
American Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute

Personal Interests

Snowboarding, hiking, motorcycling, and spending time with family

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