Steven L. Heisdorffer

Special Counsel

Steven L. Heisdorffer

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Steve Heisdorffer is Special Counsel at Higgins, Hopkins, McLain, & Roswell, LLC, where he represents developers, general contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in construction defect disputes and advises them regarding risk mitigation and transfer. Mr. Heisdorffer is an experienced trial lawyer that has tried commercial disputes and construction defect cases in arbitration forums and courts over the last 28 years. He has also represented product manufacturers and technology companies to defend their products and technologies. Mr. Heisdorffer is an AV ® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and has presented to a variety of trade groups including technology, construction and insurance industries. Mr. Heisdorffer graduated with high honors from both the University of Northern Iowa and University of Iowa, College of Law.

Professional Experience:

Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, L.L.C. – Special Counsel
   Denver, Colorado

2018 to Present

Godin & Baity, L.L.C. – Partner
   Denver, Colorado


Weller, Friedrich, Ward & Andrew, – Associate
   Denver, Colorado

1990 – 1993

Bar Admissions:

  • Colorado Supreme Court, 1990
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 1990
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1990

Honors and Awards:

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Activities:

  • Member, Colorado Bar Association
  • Member, Denver Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance


  • Juris Doctor, University of Iowa, College of Law, 1990
       Associate Editor, The Iowa Law Review, 1989-1990
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Northern Iowa, 1983