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Thomas C. Dec


P. 303.244.1935 | F. 303.244.1879


Thomas Dec helps clients navigate complex issues in challenging commercial cases. He has represented financial institutions, lenders, and technology companies facing a range of issues including government investigations and bankruptcy litigation. Tom also maintains an active pro bono practice and has helped draft amicus briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court, Second Circuit, and Ninth Circuit.


  • Represented a financial institution in civil litigation on various state fraud and tort claims. Drafted dispositive motions, motions in limine, and trial preparation documents.
  • Represented secured and unsecured lenders in multiple bankruptcy litigations in the energy and retail industries.
  • Represented investment funds, financial institutions, and a major technology company in investigations brought by state and federal agencies.
  • Drafted portions of amicus briefs for pro bono clients. The briefs were filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, Second Circuit, and Ninth Circuit and addressed issues including partisan gerrymandering, state gun regulations, and immigration law.

Publications & Speaking Engagements


  • Disenfranchisement in the U.S. Presidential Nomination Process through Caucuses and the Gatekeeping Role of Iowa and New Hampshire, 107 Calif. L. Rev. 267, (2019).

Other Experience

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Colorado LGBT Bar Association, Member

Personal Interests

National parks, fantasy football, running

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