Michael N. DiCanio


Michael DiCanio has over fifteen years of complex litigation experience with an emphasis on construction liability. Mr. DiCanio represents construction professionals, architects, and engineers in construction defect and professional liability disputes. Mr. DiCanio’s practice also involves representing clients in insurance disputes under a wide range of insurance policies, including directors and officers professional liability, first-party property, business interruption, commercial general liability, media liability, and builders risk.

Mr. DiCanio recently relocated from New Jersey where he managed the defense of high-stakes litigation as in-house litigation counsel for a national home builder. Previously, Mr. DiCanio practiced at global law firms in New York and New Jersey.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2007
  • New Jersey, 2015
  • Colorado, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York


Denver Office
1001 17th Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202


JD:  Brooklyn Law School, 2006, cum laude
BS: University of Richmond, 2003, Finance, Dean’s List



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Publications & Seminars
  • Author, “Preparing for the Inevitable: Insurance for Data Breaches,” New York Law Journal, May 19, 2015
  • Author, “Handling Hurricane Insurance Claims Post-Sandy,” Law360, July 21, 2014
  • Author, “Insurance Coverage For Invasion of Privacy Claims,” Corporate Counsel, May 7, 2013
  • Author, “Cleaning Up the Mess: Business Income Coverage in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina,” Coverage, May/June 2010
  • Author, “A “Suspension,” “Interruption,” or “Total Cessation” of Operations – Not So Fast,” New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law, Fall 2009
  • Author, “A Risk Worth Taking? – The Role of In-House Counsel in Enterprise Risk Management,” Corporate Counsel, May 2007
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