Kyler Burgi is a partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. His practice focuses on bankruptcy & creditors' rights, distressed assets, complex commercial litigation, and toxic tort litigation.
Mr. Burgi has a diverse bankruptcy & creditors’ rights practice that spans multiple industries, including oil & gas, mining, real estate, retail, tech, and recreation. He helps lenders, borrowers, trade creditors, mechanics’ and oil and gas lien holders, and equity holders develop and implement strategies to navigate in-court and out-of-court restructurings, bankruptcy proceedings, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, and receivership actions. Mr. Burgi defends clients against preference and fraudulent transfer claims in courts across the country. He also represents debtors and trustees in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies.
Mr. Burgi assists clients with purchases of distressed assets through the Section 363 sale process, from preparing bids, to obtaining court approval, to post-closing matters. He also consults on commercial transactions and mergers & acquisitions to help clients manage risks associated with insolvency and bankruptcy.
Mr. Burgi has litigated matters throughout Colorado and the Mountain West. Mr. Burgi is a creative strategic thinker and persuasive writer who has guided clients to successful results in numerous lawsuits and arbitrations, including adversarial business separations, fraud claims, oil & gas disputes, toxic tort cases, breach of contract actions, and real estate disputes. He is admitted to practice in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Mr. Burgi currently serves as a member of the Prosper Colorado Leadership Council, as the co-chair of the Colorado Bar Association Bankruptcy Subsection, and on the Associate Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado. Mr. Burgi has been named among the “Ones to Watch” in the area of Commercial Litigation (2021 and 2022), Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2022) by Best Lawyers, an annual guide issued by publisher Woodward/White Inc, and named a "Rising Star" by Colorado Super Lawyers. Mr. Burgi was recognized by Chambers USA and named as “Leader in their Field” for Bankruptcy/Restructuring.
Before joining DGS, Mr. Burgi served as law clerk to the Honorable Philip A. Brimmer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.
Mr. Burgi received his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he graduated first in his class. While in law school, he competed nationally as a member of the Sturm College of Law’s ABA-NTC National Trial Team, served as an editor of the Denver University Law Review, and interned for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Prior to law school, Mr. Burgi worked as a television news reporter. Outside of the office, he is an avid golfer and enjoys skiing.
Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
In an Order issued on September 30, 2019, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, construing Utah...