Joseph Apisdorf


  • location icon Denver, CO
    1700 Lincoln Street
    Suite 4000
    Denver, CO 80203

Joseph Apisdorf is an associate in Lewis Brisbois’s Denver Office and is a member of the Labor & Employment and General Liability Practice Groups. Joseph’s Labor & Employment practice focuses on matters involving claims alleging discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge/termination, retaliation, and violations of non-competition/non-solicitation agreements under Title VII, the ADA, the AEDA, the FMLA, the FLSA, OSHA, and/or the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Joseph’s General Liability/Corporate Law practice focuses on matters involving complex business and commercial disputes, construction defects, premises liability, professional liability, products liability, automotive liability, and real estate disputes.

Joseph received his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he graduated with the Sturm College of Law Corporate & Commercial Law Certificate and served as the managing editor of the Denver Journal of International Law & Policy. After graduating from DU Law, Joseph served as a law clerk to Judge John L. Wheeler of the Arapahoe County District Court in the Eighteenth Judicial District of Colorado. Following his judicial clerkship and prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Joseph practiced at a national law firm and gained experience in the areas of professional liability litigation, insurance related litigation (bad faith claims and contribution claims), insurance coverage analysis (first-party and third-party claims), and insurance claims management.

Prior to practicing law, Joseph received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Indiana University and worked as a research and development chemist. In that capacity, Joseph provided results-driven solutions to complex problems; for example, Joseph was instrumental in creating the innovative chemistry for a new rechargeable zinc bromide battery (Patent Serial No. U.S. 10,062,918 B2: Flow Battery Electrolyte Compositions Containing a Chelating Agent and a Metal Plating Enhancer).


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Colorado
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Bankruptcy Courts
    • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Other Admissions
    • Ohio (Corporate Counsel Designation for MultiPlast Systems, Inc.)




United States District Court for the District of Colorado


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association


University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Juris Doctor

  • Corporate and Commercial Law Certificate
  • Managing Editor, Denver Journal of International Law & Policy
  • Student Attorney, Sturm College of Law Civil Litigation Clinic

Indiana University

Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry

Representative Matters

LC CO, LLC d/b/a Little Caesars Pizza v. Robinson Construction, LLC Case No. 2019CV31596

  • Prevailed in a jury trial in El Paso County District Court, Colorado. Joseph successfully represented a California limited liability company doing business in Colorado Springs against a local general contractor with more than 25 years of experience serving Colorado Springs residents and businesses, who was represented by a well-respected Colorado Springs-based law firm. This matter involved dueling breach of contract claims regarding the scope of work and costs associated with the build out of a restaurant.
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