Peter J. Krumholz

Position: Partner
Telephone: 720-904-6007
Email: pkrumholz@halewestfall.com
Practice Group: Appellate/ Labor & Employment/ Commercial Litigation/ Public Policy
Education: University of Michigan, J.D., 1996 with honors, Northwestern University, B.S., 1993
Bar Admissions: Colorado

Peter Krumholz is a litigator who assists clients in a wide range of substantive areas, including commercial litigation and employment law. He focuses on high-stakes appellate litigation and trial court litigation.

Mr. Krumholz has successfully handled numerous criminal and civil appeals in both federal and state appellate court, and he frequently writes amicus briefs to the Colorado Supreme Court on behalf of a wide range of organizations.  He also has been appointed by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to represent criminal defendants in death penalty appeals.

As a former Assistant United States Attorney, Mr. Krumholz has extensive jury trial experience. He also has defended numerous employers in employment discrimination cases arising from Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other federal and state employment laws. Some of Mr. Krumholz representation includes:

  • Williams v. Trammell, 539 Fed. Appx. 844 (10th 2013)
  • Pinson v. Berkebile, 528 Fed. Appx. 822 (10th 2013)
  • Frontier Steel Buildings Corp. v. Wiser Construction., 2008 WL 4293665 (D. Colo. 2008)

Mr. Krumholz was named one of Colorado’s “Rising Stars” in the 2010 and 2011 editions of Super Lawyers Magazine. He also is the author of the following Articles and Presentations:

He is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court and a past chairman and current board member of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Denver chapter.

In 1996, Mr. Krumholz graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School where he was a Dean’s Scholar and served as an Associate and Contributing Editor for the Michigan Law Review. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Krumholz served as a clerk for Judge Paul J. Kelly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University in 1993.

A native New Mexican, Mr. Krumholz was raised in the Four Corners region of the Southwest. He and his wife Lyssa have three children.