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William D. Hauptman


P. 303.244.0125 | F. 303.244.1879


Will Hauptman represents clients in commercial litigation matters. He primarily represents lawyers and law firms against legal malpractice claims and in business tort cases. In a short time, he has gained valuable experience drafting dispositive motions and arguing motions in court and in arbitration proceedings. He also has experience drafting appellate briefs in state and federal court.


  • Assisted with the drafting of a winning motion to dismiss $150 million malpractice claims brought in Nevada against an AmLaw 200 firm. The allegations involved the accuracy of an underlying tax opinion.
  • Coordinated and won a motion to dismiss for approximately 20 defendants in a civil rights case against Colorado law enforcement officials. The defendants were represented by firms across Colorado.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Other Experience

Dentons US LLP, Summer Associate

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee, Member
Minoru Yasui Inn of Court, Program Committee Member
Colorado Bar Association, Member
Denver Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 88 
     “Outstanding Board Member”
University of Colorado Law School Student Bar Association
     David M. Sutcliffe Distinguished Student Award Recipient, 2017
University of Colorado Law School Public Service Pledge
     Most Hours of Pro Bono Work from the Class of 2017

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Constitution Day Volunteer, Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law

Personal Interests

Scuba diving, cooking, reading & cheering on the Colorado Buffaloes

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