Peter J. Kirsch is a founding partner with the law firm of Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, with offices in Denver and Washington, DC. In his practice, he represents local governments in environmental and land use negotiations and regulatory approvals for major public infrastructure projects. He has worked on many of the largest airport development projects in the nation in the last 25 years. Mr. Kirsch currently chairs the Board of Directors of Conservation Colorado and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Denver Botanic Gardens and the Colorado Advisory Board of the Trust for Public Land. A native of Washington, DC, Mr. Kirsch graduated from Oberlin College and University of Chicago. While he still divides his time between Washington DC and Denver, he has called Denver home since 1997. Each of his three sons successfully completed 13 years in the Denver Public Schools.