John Shunk, J.D.
John is an equity partner at Messner Reeves LLP in Denver, having practiced law in Colorado since 1992. His focus of practice is in the full spectrum of labor and employment issues, focusing on compliance and claims prevention. He has broad experience in a variety of compliance, risk avoidance, and adversarial matters, including strategic policy and process development, investigations and audits, commercial litigation, and commercial transactions. Prior to his civilian law experience at another Denver-area law firm, John served several years in the elite group of Circuit Defense Counsel in the United States Air Force, where he earned the Air Force Commendation Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters. John has served on the board of directors for Goodwill Industries of Denver, and the vestry board of his home church in Golden, Colorado. John earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Nebraska.