Merc Pittinos



Merc Pittinos focuses his practice in the areas of real estate and business litigation.  He represents clients throughout Colorado.

In his real estate litigation practice, Merc focuses on helping developers and homeowners protect their property rights.  He frequently assists clients in disputes over property ownership, boundaries, roads, ditch easements, and road easements.  He is the co-author of Adverse Possession after House Bill 1148 and has lectured about Colorado adverse possession law.  He often helps clients resolve disputes over the purchase and development of real estate.

In his commercial litigation practice, Merc focuses on corporate contract disputes.  He has litigated disputes between business partners over the ownership and control of companies, loans, contracts, and leases.  He has defended clients against suits by competing businesses.  He has represented developers in loan deficiency actions and foreclosures, and he has helped businesses protect their rights under contracts.

Merc helps to resolve real estate issues as a member of Board of Adjustment and Appeals for the City of Englewood, he sits on the Alumni Council for the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and he is a member of the International Right of Way Association. In 2013 and 2014, he was selected as a rising star in real estate by Colorado Super Lawyers.

He has represented clients in jury trials, bench trials, and arbitration proceedings and has argued cases before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Colorado Supreme Court, and the Colorado Court of Appeals.



University of Denver, J.D., 2004

Managing Editor, University Of Denver Water Law Review

Duke University, A.B., 1996


Areas of Expertise:

Real Estate Litigation

Real Estate Transactions

Commercial Litigation