Casey Breese

Casey Breese

Associate

cbreese@wsmtlaw.com
Main: 303-830-2500
Direct: 303-376-4477
Mobile: 270-201-0256
Licensed in: Colorado, Missouri, New Mexico, Utah


OverviewExperience & ResultsPractice AreasHonors & InsightsEducation & Admissions
Overview

Casey C. Breese applies his expertise in real estate and commercial litigation to help clients find cost-efficient, effective resolutions to the many issues they may face.

His practice focuses on energy and business litigation. Prior to moving to Colorado, Casey worked as a commercial litigator at a large firm in St. Louis, Missouri. Prior joining Welborn in 2019, he practiced at a downtown Denver firm focusing on energy law. This varied perspective helps him provide clients unique insights.

Casey began his quest for legal excellence in law school. He was a Staff Editor for the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Journal of Law and Policy, as well as a Teaching Assistant for the legal practice department. While in law school, Casey received the Excellence in Oral Advocacy Award, as well as the Carmody McDonald Legal Practice Excellence Award.

Experience & Results
  • Conducted settlement negotiations for clients in contentious employment lawsuit and recovered over $400,000 in unpaid bonuses from former employer
  • First-chaired bench trial involving landlord/tenant dispute, obtaining favorable verdict compensating landlord for tenant damages
  • Obtained loan judgment exceeding $500,000 and negotiated receivership agreement to increase receiver reporting and promote sale of multi-million dollar commercial property
  • Successfully challenged unfavorable contractual attorneys’ fee provision in construction contract resulting in the protection of $950 thousand arbitration award
  • Represented energy client in controversial, novel project and provided assistance in partnering with local government to establish goodwill and achieve economic goals
Practice Areas
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Mediation & Arbitration
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Appeals
  • Trial
Honors & Insights
  • Field Landman Question of the Month,” The Rocky Mountain Landman, Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen (Summer 2018).
  • “The 2017 Survey on Oil & Gas – Colorado,” Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal, Volume 3, No. 3 (2017).
  • Staff Editor, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Journal of Law & Policy
  • Carmody McDonald Legal Practice Excellence Award
  • Excellence in Oral Advocacy Award
Education
  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis, May 2016
  • B.S., Missouri State University, summa cum laude
Bar Admissions / Qualifications
  • Colorado
  • Utah
  • New Mexico
  • Missouri (inactive)