Peter Ketcham-Colwill is an associate at Cohen Milstein and a member of the Public Client practice. His practice focuses on the representation of state attorneys general and other public-sector clients in investigations and lawsuits involving false claims and fraudulent and deceptive trade practices.
Prior to joining Cohen Milstein in 2018, Mr. Ketcham-Colwill practiced as a litigation associate at an international disputes and transactions law firm in Washington, D.C. Before that, he served as the Voter Protection Director for the Democratic Party of Virginia’s 2018 Coordinated Campaign. He also worked as a Regional Voter Protection Director for the Ohio Democratic Party’s 2016 Coordinated Campaign.
Mr. Ketcham-Colwill is involved in the following high-profile litigation:
- Grubhub and DoorDash Litigation: Representing the City of Chicago in its enforcement actions against Grubhub and DoorDash for violations of the City's consumer protection laws. These cases allege widespread deceptive and unfair business practices impacting local restaurants, consumers, and drivers. Click here to view the lawsuit filed against DoorDash; click here to view the lawsuit filed against Grubhub.
- Uber Eats, Postmates Investigation: Represented the City of Chicago in its investigation into UberEats and Postmates for allegedly listing Chicago restaurants on their platforms without the eateries' consent, for violating the City's emergency fee cap ordinance during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other false advertising-related misconduct. On December 5, 2022, the City announced a $10 million settlement.
Following law school, Mr. Ketcham-Colwill served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable David Ezra, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.
Mr. Ketcham-Colwill graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He earned his J.D. with Highest Honors from The George Washington University Law School, where he was the Senior Executive Editor of The George Washington Law Review.
Prior to law school, Mr. Ketcham-Colwill worked for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, where he organized investigative hearings and drafted legislation related to consumer protection and the environment.