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Kevin Walton

Kevin Walton

Associate| Denver


Kevin Walton represents clients spanning a broad range of industries, including oil and gas companies, financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, general contractors and other construction professionals. He focuses his practice in complex commercial litigation, including class action lawsuits and real estate litigation. He also represents court-appointed receivers throughout the United States. In addition, Kevin practices in the creditors’ rights area and has experience representing financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, and equipment lessors in workouts, bankruptcy, and litigation. He has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout Colorado and Wyoming in complex commercial disputes and has defended businesses against putative class actions. Having clerked in the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Kevin provides valuable insight in all aspects of litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, trials, and appeals.

  • Represent court-appointed receivers for assets located throughout the United States, including Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and California
  • Defend oil & gas companies in state-wide class action royalty disputes
  • Defend oil & gas company in class-action wage dispute under the Colorado Minimum Wage Act and the Colorado Wage Claim Act
  • Represent pharmaceutical company in dispute, including claims for breach of contract, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duties
  • Represent large global information company in breach of contract suit involving creation of new operating software
  • Represent judgment creditor in suits to set aside fraudulent transfers and to pierce corporate veil of judgment debtor
  • Represent secured creditors in efforts to execute on judgments, including  obtaining and enforcing writs of execution for real and personal property, garnishment proceedings, and setting aside fraudulent transfers
  • University of Wyoming, College of Law (J.D., 2011)
    • Graduated at the top of his class
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (B.A., Political Science, 2008)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Inns of Court Trustees, Tenth Circuit Advisory Committee, Board Member (2014-2016)
  • Ewing T. Kerr Inn of Court, Treasurer (2013-2015)
  • “Topics in Business Divorce Litigation,” Co-Author, ABA 2018 Edition: Recent Developments in Business & Corporate Litigation (April 2018)
  • "Commercial Lending Law: A State-By-State Guide," Co-Author, ABA Business Law Section (2016)
  • "Practical Law Real Estate: Real Estate Ownership: Wyoming State Q&A," Co-Author (2015)
  • "Commercial Lending Law: A State-By-State Guide," Co-Author, ABA Business Law Section (2015)
  • "Practical Law Real Estate: Real Estate Ownership: Wyoming State Q&A," Co-Author (2014)
  • "Bankruptcy Ethics," Presenter, CLE Presentation (September 25, 2014)
  • "Creating Effective Presentations for Your Inn," Speaker, American Inns of Court Leadership Summit (2013)
  • "The Art of Depositions," Speaker, Ewing T. Kerr Inns of Court (2012)
  • Aurora Public Schools Foundation, Board of Directors (Present)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, Senior Law Clerk to the Hon. Gregory Phillips (2016-2017)
  • Dray, Dyekman, Reed & Healey, P.C., Associate (2012-2016)
  • University of Wyoming School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law for Legal Writing (2014)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming, Law Clerk for the Hon. Judge Freudenthal (2011-2012)
  • Crowly Fleck, PLLP, Summer Associate (2010)
  • Colorado
  • Wyoming
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Colorado
  • Supreme Court of Wyoming
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Wyoming
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Wyoming
  • United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona