Aaron Hayden

Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Commercial insurance coverage litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Premises liability
  • Personal injury

Aaron Hayden


Mr. Hayden’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, primarily on issues related to insurance defense, insurance coverage, contracts, securities, bad faith, subrogation and personal injury. He has extensive experience litigating personal injury and corporate disputes. More recently, Mr. Hayden has focused on aviation related litigation. Mr. Hayden has represented clients in every phase of litigation, from the pre-litigation investigation phase through jury verdict.
Mr. Hayden also has experience in transactional matters, including counseling clients regarding commercial leases, securities agreements, and insurance coverage.
Before becoming a lawyer, Mr. Hayden worked in the insurance industry for a large, multinational insurance company as a Product Manager. In that role, Mr. Hayden was involved in every aspect of the development, implementation, and performance of insurance products, including underwriting, marketing, and claims.
• Member of trial team that obtained a defense verdict in a case involving extensive personal injury claims including allegations of traumatic brain injury.
• Member of trial team that obtained a defense verdict in U.S. District Court in a case involving claims of patent infringement related to complex technology designed to measure the oxygen content of freshwater.
• Arbitrated complex commercial insurance coverage dispute arising under a funding agreement between insurers related to a global settlement agreement.
• Successful resolution of product defect claims involving national appliance manufacturer.
• Advises large biotech firm in employment related matters.


  • Juris Doctor, 2009, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
  • Editor, Denver Law Review
  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Finance, 2002, University of Texas at Austin

Court Admissions:

Admitted to practice in all Colorado state and federal courts.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations:

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates

Honors & Awards

  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2016