Holland & Hart LLP
Jack Englert draws on more than 30 years of experience to defend clients in litigation with extensive trial and appellate experience.
For over fifteen years, Jack has specialized in ERISA and non-ERISA litigation, involving disability, life, and AD&D benefits.
Jack is one of the leading ERISA defense lawyers in the Tenth Circuit, and also has litigated ERISA cases in the Ninth Circuit. Decisions in his cases at the appellate and district court level have played a significant role in the development of the ERISA precedent in the Tenth Circuit. Clients benefit from Jack’s comprehensive and sophisticated knowledge of the complex ERISA precedent, and his skills as an advocate in both written submissions and oral argument. Based on his extensive experience in reviewing claim files and litigating cases over claims, clients benefit from Jack’s honest assessment of the strengths and the weaknesses of a case and the settlement value of a case.
Jack has tried over 50 trials, many of which were jury trials, in California, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. Jack has litigated ERISA and non-ERISA group benefits claim cases in the United States District Courts in Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming. His appellate practice includes oral arguments before the Colorado Court of Appeals and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuits.