Samuel M. Kidder is a member of KTBS.

Mr. Kidder represents clients in commercial bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, and out-of-court restructurings.  On the debtor side, Mr. Kidder has experience across a broad range of industries, including healthcare, retail, and technology. On the creditor side, Mr. Kidder has represented creditors’ committees, secured creditors, DIP lenders, landlords, oil and gas royalty interest holders, and other parties in interest.  Mr. Kidder also has extensive experience representing defendants and plaintiffs in fraudulent transfer litigation and other avoidance actions.

Mr. Kidder received his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where he graduated Order of the Coif and was a member of the UCLA Law Review.  Mr. Kidder twice received the Lawrence E. Irell Prize for achieving the highest grade-point average in his class after the first and second year of law school. 

Mr. Kidder originally joined KTBS as an associate in 2012, after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Kim McLane Wardlaw, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  From 2015 through 2017, Mr. Kidder worked as a bankruptcy and restructuring attorney in the Denver office of a national law firm, before re-joining KTBS in 2018.

Mr. Kidder is licensed to practice law in both California and Colorado.