Michael Zehner has focused his interests, both academic and professional, within the construction law field. Michael grew up working for his father’s heavy civil construction company, eventually filling a project management position where he participated in and directed work for large energy and infrastructure clients. This background and continued passion for the industry allow him to swiftly gain a firm practical understanding of the underlying facts of construction disputes. Michael brings a strong skill set of drafting agreements, motions, briefs, and pleadings to his litigation practice, while his extensive contract drafting, review, and management experience benefit clients for the life of their construction projects.
Michael currently serves the Colorado Contractors Association as a member of the Associate Council. He also is a lecturer at the University of Colorado’s College of Engineering & Applied Science, where he co-teaches a graduate-level course on the legal aspects of construction.
Prior to joining BBG, Michael was a construction attorney at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP. During law school, Michael was the president of the Construction & Real Estate Law Association, and he was a law clerk at a local boutique construction law firm and a legal intern with Summit Materials, Inc.