Meet John F. Walsh
By Stephanie Woodrow | April 27, 2022 12:30 pm

John Walsh (Hill & Robbins PC)

John F. Walsh (Williams College, Stanford Law School) is nominated to be U.S. Attorney for Colorado. He would replace Troy Eid, who became a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig in Denver in January 2009, as the Senate-confirmed U.S. Attorney for the district. The district’s current interim U.S. Attorney is David M. Gaouette.

Walsh’s vitals:

  • Born in New York, N.Y., in 1961.
  • Attended but did not earn a degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y.
  • Has been a partner at Hill & Robbins PC in Denver since October 1999.
  • Worked at Holland & Hart LLP in Denver from 1995 to 1999. Served as partner and of counsel.
  • Was a legal commentator for CBS News from 1996 to 1999.
  • Worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California from 1987 to 1995.
  • Clerked for Judge J. Skelly Wright in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., from 1986 to 1987.
  • Has tried approximately 25 cases, serving as chief counsel on all of these cases with the exception of one case, in which he served as second chair.

Click here for his full Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire.

UPDATE: On his Office of Government Ethics questionnaire Walsh reported receiving a membership draw from Hill & Robbins PC of $103,751.

On his Senate Judiciary financial disclosure Walsh reported assets valued at $2.4 million, mostly from two real estate properties, and $696,000 in liabilities, mostly from mortgages on the properties, for a net worth of $1.7 million.


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