Denis Hurley represents clients in a variety of civil disputes with a focus on commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate for a major Washington DC–based law firm. He has represented corporate clients from numerous industries on both the plaintiff- and defense-side in state and federal trial and appellate courts. His experience includes a wide variety of civil disputes, including bid protests, arbitrations, and civil cases involving claims for breach of contract, common law fraud, and violations of the False Claims Act, among others. 

Previously, he clerked for the Honorable Michael A. Chagares of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and for the Honorable Thomas C. Wheeler of the US Court of Federal Claims. 


  • Education

    • JD, Cornell Law School, 2018

      Order of the Coif, magna cum laude

      Articles Editor, Cornell Law Review

    • BA, Government and Economics, Cornell University, 2014

  • Admissions

    • New York

    • District of Columbia

    • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    • US Court of Federal Claims

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Michael A. Chagares, US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2019 - 2020

    • The Hon. The Hon. Thomas C. Wheeler, US Court of Federal Claims, 2018 - 2019