Craig Pankratz

Springer & Steinberg, P.C.
1600 Broadway Ste 1200
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 861-2800
www.springersteinberg.com/about-us/craig-l-pankratz/


Craig L. Pankratz has been recognized as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers and as a Top 40 under 40 attorney by National Trial Lawyers and American Society of Legal Advocates. Before joining Springer & Steinberg, P.C., he practiced law in Utah and served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Marcia S. Krieger at the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. He has substantial trial and appellate experience.

 

Education

J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Baylor University, 2008

B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Brigham Young University, 2004

 

Employment History

Senior Litigation Attorney, Springer & Steinberg, P.C., 2018-Present

Law Clerk to Chief Judge Marcia S. Krieger, United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 2016-2018

Partner, Corbett & Pankratz, PLLC/Corbett & Gwilliam, PLLC, 2015-2016

Junior Partner, Christensen Corbett & Pankratz, PLLC 2012-2015

Associate, Christensen Thornton, PLLC, 2011-2012

Deputy Salt Lake County District Attorney, 2010-2011

City Prosecutor, City of South Salt Lake, Utah, 2009-2010

Law Clerk/Temporary Deputy Salt Lake County District Attorney, 2008-2009

 

Professional Recognitions

2015 Mountain States Rising Star, SuperLawyers

2015 Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers

2016 Mountain States Rising Star, SuperLawyers

2016 Top 40 under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates

2019 Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers

2020 Colorado Rising Stars, SuperLawyers

2020 Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers

 

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Colorado 2018

Utah, 2008

U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, 2008

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, 2018

U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2019

U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2012

 

Languages Spoken

English

Spanish