Kevin Walton

Snell & Wilmer LLP

$ $$$

17th Street 1200
Denver 80202 CO US

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.

Representative Experience :

  • Represent court-appointed receivers for assets located throughout the United States, including Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and California
  • 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

Education :

  • 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)

Professional Memberships and Activities :

  • 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)

Other Professional Experience :

  • 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)

Bar Admissions : Colorado; Wyoming; Arizona

Court Admissions :

  • 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


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