Tamir I. Goldstein


Denver, Colorado

Phone: 303.299.8410

Fax: 303.298.0940



  • Juris Doctor, University of California Berkeley School of Law, 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics and History, Northwestern University, 1997
    • cum laude

Tamir Goldstein provides clients with practical advice, in-depth analysis, and innovative representation.

Tamir is a member in Sherman & Howard’s Litigation, Trials & Appeals Group. He has successfully brought and defended court cases and arbitrations in a dozen states with far-reaching success for companies and individuals all over Colorado and from coast to coast. He has tried dozens of cases and has particular experience in cases and advising clients in construction, real estate, financial services, healthcare, oil and gas, intellectual property, and partnership or corporate disputes.


  • Obtained full defense awards in multiple arbitrations for financial services clients, in claims exceeding $10 million each.
  • Represented clients in multiple class actions across the country, including part of team that successfully defeated class action claims in multiple states for financial services clients, obtaining full dismissals.
  • Obtained full trial verdict for city against architect on defective design and breach of duty claims, including recovery of attorney fees and costs.
  • Obtained full trial verdict and judgment for general contractor client against developer including award of attorney fees and foreclosure of mechanic’s lien.
  • Represented government entity in dispute with its agent and other entities.  Successfully tried the case for client, leading to extremely favorable settlement.
  • Obtained trial verdict for hospital district and nursing home operator, preserving Medicaid rights and ability to build replacement nursing home.
  • Obtained numerous trial verdicts for contractors in disputes with subcontractors.
  • Advise and represent contractors in various disputes and situations.
  • Represent national trust company against various claims.
  • Represent commercial landlords and tenants in commercial lease disputes.
  • Litigates various disputes for healthcare professionals and entities.
  • Arbitrate various disputes to successful completion.
  • Obtained favorable judgments for individuals against large international company.
  • Obtained complete defense verdict for national franchisor in real estate dispute.
  • Obtained full dismissal for lender from claims by borrowers.
  • Represent lenders in various disputes with borrowers.
  • Negotiated numerous favorable settlements for clients.

Publications & Presentations




  • Don’t Forget the Damages: Quantifying Delay Claims
    Annual Colorado Construction Law Seminar | February 3, 2023
  • Addressing Inflation: Negotiating Effective Price Escalation Clauses
    Annual Colorado Construction Law Seminar | March 4, 2022
  • Current Issue in Construction Contract Negotiations
    Annual Colorado Construction Law Seminar | March 2019
  • The New AIA Contract Forms – Changes and Should You Use Them? Focus on the 2017 AIA A102 and A201
    Annual Colorado Construction Law Seminar | February 2018
  • Attorney-Client Privilege
    St. Louis Business Law Presentation | June 2017
  • Protecting Against Condo Conversion in Apartment Construction
    Annual Colorado Construction Law Seminar | February 2017
  • Attorney Client Privilege – Ethics Portion 
    Data Security, Compliance, and Privilege Presentation | May 2015

Professional Activities

  • Colorado Resource Council, Metro Denver EDC
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Colorado Lawyers Committee
  • Board of Directors, Anti-Defamation League, Mountain States Regional Board


  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Denver (2021-2024)
  • Chambers USA, Band 3, Construction, Colorado (2023)
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, “Advocate”
  • Super Lawyers, “Rising Star,” Colorado (2011-2014)