Colin E. Moriarty

Underhill Law PC
Colin Moriarty, Esq., focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation and arbitration. Using a trial attorney’s perspective, he advises business clients on contract issues, including drafting and interpreting contracts and resolving issues before litigation is required. Over the past 19 years Mr. Moriarty has litigated shareholder oppression and business disputes, construction and fabrication defect claims, employment discrimination lawsuits, subcontractor litigation, civil theft disputes, insurance appraisal and adjustment disputes, and other lawsuits involving complex commercial and construction matters. As a hobbyist computer programmer and cartoonist in addition to being a lawyer, Mr. Moriarty has been keenly interested in the rise of generative AI’s impact on human creativity and the practice of law. He is the author of a three-part series in the Colorado Lawyer in 2023 detailing the legality of generative AI, uses and risks  for businesses, and its impact on the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct. He has presented classes in generative AI for lawyers in conjunction with the Colorado Bar Association during the 2023 Annual Ethics Update and for the Intellectual Property Group and with the Colorado Supreme Court for the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program. Mr. Moriarty also writes and teaches on other civil litigation and business topics such as independent contractor misclassification and contract issues. He is the author of Navigating a Fallen Sky – Civil Theft and Contracts After Blueradios analyzing the economic loss rule and civil theft, which also appeared in the Colorado lawyer. Mr. Moriarty received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. in 2005 and began practicing law in Colorado the same year.