Project Description

Terry Cipoletti

Special Counsel

Terry Cipoletti specializes in health law with a focus on civil litigation and regulatory law. He has represented healthcare providers, hospitals, private practices, nonprofit clinics, correctional healthcare providers and administrators, dental companies, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, mental health and behavioral health entities, and senior care, skilled nursing, and long-term care entities.

Since 1999, Terry has defended individuals and entities on a wide variety of claims in Colorado state and federal courts, at the trial and appellate level, and has represented clients before government agencies and boards. For more than 14 years he has focused on health law, most recently with an emphasis on:

  • Privacy and data security
  • HIPAA breach response, risk assessment, training
  • Correctional healthcare – civil rights defense
  • Premises liability / product liability
  • Medical negligence
  • Medicare / Medicaid

Terry presents at conferences and trainings for healthcare organizations and professionals. He has served on executive and management committees in addition to boards of directors, and as a mentor to new attorneys through the Colorado Attorney Mentor Program.


  • University of Colorado Law School, J.D.
    Recipient, Judge Alfred A. Arraj Scholarship, 1996-1997
    Nominee, Sutcliffe Distinguished Service Award, 1998
    Founder and President, OUTlaw, 1997-1999

  • College of William & Mary, B.A.
    Omicrom Delta Kappa Honor Society
    Mortar Board Honor Society

Admittances & Licenses

  • State Bar of Colorado

  • United States District Court, District of Colorado

  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Associations & Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, Member

  • Denver Bar Association, Member

  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, Member

  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member

Seminars & Presentations

  • National Commission on Correctional Health Care, Presenter

  • Colorado Healthcare Associated Risk Managers, Presenter

  • Emergency Medical Services Association of Colorado, Presenter

Pro Bono & Volunteer Activities

  • Colorado Attorney Mentor Program, Volunteer

  • Boulder Pride, Board of Directors, 2002-2007

  • Boulder Pride, President, 2005-2006

  • Boulder County AIDS Project, Volunteer, 1998-2003

Past Employment

  • Fennemore Craig, P.C., Of Counsel

  • Kennedy Childs P.C., Attorney and Shareholder