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Chad S. Caby

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Chad is resourceful, tactful, and has an excellent grasp of the issues and laws that are relevant to his clients.

Chad Caby's practice focuses on bankruptcy and restructuring, including the representation of corporate creditors, debtors, and trustees in bankruptcy and ‎insolvency proceedings under all chapters of the Bankruptcy Code, as well as workouts and restructuring entities outside of court. Chad has represented debtors, creditors, and monitors in Chapter 15 cross-border insolvency cases filed in the District of Wyoming and Colorado. He also regularly represents banks and secured and unsecured creditors in general commercial and bankruptcy litigation.

Personal Approach

Chad is well-versed in all aspects of bankruptcy practice, bankruptcy litigation, and commercial litigation. Clients also benefit from his successful track record in representing financial institutions, banks, receivers, bankruptcy trustees, creditors’ committees, and both secured and unsecured creditors.

More About Chad S. Caby


  • J.D., Capital University Law School, 1999
  • B.A., Drake University, 1994

Bar Admissions

  • Wyoming, 2015
  • Colorado, 1999

Court Admissions

  • Colorado Court of Appeals
  • Colorado State Judicial District Courts
  • Colorado Supreme Court
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Colorado
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Wyoming
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Wyoming
  • Wyoming Supreme Court


  • Wyoming Local Bankruptcy Rules Revision Committee, 2022 - present
  • Colorado 4-H Foundation, Member of Board of Trustees, 2019-present
  • Chief Justice Commission on Professional Development, Colorado Supreme Court, 2013-present
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, Treasurer, 2012; President-elect, 2013; President, 2014; Pro Bono Bankruptcy Coordinator, 2010 - present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Advisory Board Member, 2012-present; Co-chair, 2020-present
  • Colorado Local Bankruptcy Rules Revision Committee, 2004-periodically
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member

Honors & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy, 2022-2024
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy: Business, 2018-2024
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, Top-rated Creditor Debtor Rights Attorney, 2016, 2017
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," Top-rated Creditor Debtor Rights Attorney, 2012



  • Panelist, “A License to Kill: Executory IP Contracts, Licenses, and Intellectual Property Transactions in Bankruptcy, Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference (ABI), January 2019
  • Moderator, “Health Care and Nonprofits in Crisis: Is Bankruptcy the Cure? How to Properly Diagnose and Treat Troubled Health Care Businesses and Nonprofits, Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference (ABI), January 2018
  • Panelist, "U.S. - Russia Comparative Legal Perspectives: Transnational Insolvency - Harmonizing and Unifying the Law on International Trade and Insolvency" (practical application of the law in cross-border cases and specifically recognition of foreign proceedings), University of Denver, Strum College of Law, March, 2017
  • Moderator, "Ethics: Discharge Issues and Elements of Proof Under § 523/Consumer Mock Trial of a § 523 Discharge Case," Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference (ABI), January, 2017
  • Speaker, "Bankruptcy for Non-Bankruptcy Practitioners, Creditor and Debtor Perspectives," Colorado Bar Association/Federal Bar Association, 2014
  • Speaker, "Judges Roundtable," Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference (ABI), 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Speaker, "Chapter 11 Update," Colorado Bar Association Bankruptcy Subsection, 2013
  • Speaker, "Practice and Procedure Under Colorado's New Bankruptcy Rules," Colorado Bar Association, June 2009
  • Speaker, "Effectively Trying Contested Matters,” Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference (ABI), 2012
  • Speaker, "Consumer Bankruptcy Law & Practice," Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference (ABI), 2002
  • Speaker, "Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law and Procedure," Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference (ABI), 2001
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