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News & Events
Pro Bono Victory for Defamed Adams State Professor
John Vaught Appointed to Board of Trustees of St. Mary's University
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Announces Associate Salary Increases
Chambers USA 2016 Ranks WTO Among Top Firms Nationwide and in Colorado
Twice as Hot: WTO Named to National Law Journal's Midsize Hot List for Second Year in a Row
Denver Business Journal Names WTO #2 Best Place to Work by Size
Habib Nasrullah Elected Fellow by the American College of Trial Lawyers
Law Week Colorado, "WTO Partner Named Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers," May 13, 2016.
Law Week Colorado, "Katie Reilly: Antitrust Lawyer and Women's ‘Grit and Growth' Advocate," May 12, 2016.
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Wins Five Consecutive Colorado Supreme Court Victories in Two-and-a-Half Years
Partner Kathryn Reilly Named A Top Woman Lawyer
Denver Business Journal, "No Side Deals on Insurance Claims, Court Rules," May 6, 2016.
Denver Business Journal, "Long, Winding Road for Class Actions," April 15, 2016
Denver Business Journal, "Scalia's Death Puts Class Action Legal Standards in Question," April 15, 2016.
Above the Law, "Another Firm Raises Its Clerkship Bonus; Is This a Trend in the Making?," April 11, 2016.
March 30, 2016.
March 23, 2016.
WTO Raises Associate Clerkship Bonuses
Law Week Colorado, "Top Litigators 2016: Theresa Wardon," March 18, 2016.
Denver Business Journal, "Theresa Wardon – 40 Under 40 Winner," March 18, 2016.
2015 Annual Review Now Online and in Print
The Network of Trial Law Firms blog, "Super Lawyers Ranks Michael O'Donnell the #1 Lawyer in Colorado for Fourth consecutive year," March 15, 2016.
WTO Propels 45 to 2016 Colorado Super Lawyers
The Hollywood Reporter, "Judge Halts Aretha Franklin Doc Release but Negotiations Continue," March 7, 2016.
Law 360, "Sears, Whirlpool Win OK for Washer Defect Settlement," February 18, 2016.
Colorado Public Radio, "ACLU Attorney Decries Ban of Blogger By Adams State University," February 17, 2016.
Theresa Wardon Named a 2016 Denver Business Journal 40 Under 40 Winner
WTO Partner John Fitzpatrick Named 2016 BTI Client Service All-Star Nationwide for Toxic Torts
February 3, 2016.
Law Week Colorado, "High Court Sticks With ‘Strict Privity,'" January 27, 2016.
Law360, "Lawyers Weigh In on High Court's Class Action Ruling," January 20, 2016.
Denver Business Journal, "Colorado Supreme Court: Attorneys Can't Easily be Sued by People They Don't Represent," January 19, 2016.
BTI Consulting names Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell to the Client Service A-Team 2016
Denver Business Journal, "Fostering Culture Helps Law Firms Woo and Retain Top Talent," January 15, 2016.
Law Week Colorado, "Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Elects Two New Partners," January 13, 2016.
Law Week Colorado, "Retrial Means Two wins for WTO," January 13, 2016.
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Elects Two New Partners
Denver Post, "Judge sympathizes with pot businesses but has misgivings about banking," December 28, 2015.
Bloomberg, "Judge Urges Negotiation on Marijuana, K.C. Fed Account," December 28, 2015.
Denver Business Journal, "Ohio-based car seat maker wins in Colorado failure to warn case," December 28, 2015.
Law360, "GE Defective Microwave Coverage Battle will Stay in New Jersey." December 16, 2015.
FDCC, "More Federation Triumphs...," December, 2015.
Law360, "Attorneys react to Supreme Court's DirecTV Arbitration Decision." December 14, 2015.
Law360, "GE Says Insurer Can't Duck Defective Microwave Defense," December 1, 2015.
WTO Management Team Wins Three of Three
Law Week Colorado, "WTO Partners Rack Up Defense Wins," November 30, 2015.
Law Week Colorado, "WTO Brings on Five in Fall," November 17, 2015.
WTO Welcomes Five Associates
Denver Business Journal, "Denver Business Journal Presents Who's Who in Energy List for 2015," November 6, 2015.
November 4, 2015.
U.S. News and Best Lawyers® Ranks WTO in Colorado and Nationwide
Law Week Colorado, "In the Trenches of Political Ethics," October 28, 2015.
October 28, 2015.
Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association Digest, "Time Management for Paralegals – Avoid Being a Procrastinator," Oct. 28, 2015.
National Paralegal Reporter Magazine, "Professional Paralegal Organizations - Why Belong? October 28, 2015.
The Docket, "Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans: New Opportunities to Assist Veterans," October 26, 2015.
Law360, "Kansas City Fed Rejects Colorado Pot Credit Union," October 23, 2015.
BusinessDen, "Claiming Copycat Candies, Edibles Maker Goes to Court," October 21, 2015.
Law360, "Volvo Seeks Toss of Suit Over Battery-Killing Radio Feature," October 19, 2015.
September 30, 2015.
WTO a Top 5 Midsize Law Firm to Work For
Carolyn Fairless Named One of "Five Female Attorneys Who Will Make an Impact Over the Next 10 Years"
Law360, "Sears, Whirlpool Settle Dishwasher Row With Repairs, Rebates," September 14, 2015.
Law360, "Ford Wins New Trial In Colo. Over Seat Design Injuries," September 10, 2015.
Law360, "Aretha Franklin Gets Judge to Nix Screening of Concert Film," September 8, 2015.
The Hollywood Reporter, "Aretha Franklin Seeks Emergency Injunction to Stop ‘Amazing Grace' at Telluride Film Festival," September 4, 2015.
WTO Lawyers Win Six High-Stakes Medical Malpractice Trials Nationwide in Six Months
Law360, "Chrysler Dodges Calif. Contract Row Over Property Deal," Aug. 28, 2015.
Law360, "Chrysler Dodges Calif. Contract Row Over Property Deal," August 28, 2015.
Denver Business Journal, "Miko Brown Supports fellow women in law," August 21, 2015.
Malcolm Wheeler Named to Benchmark Litigation
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
20 WTO Lawyers ranked in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®
Network of Trial Law Firms, "Ethics: Ethical Issues in Internal Investigations," August 17, 2015.
Denver Business Journal, "Search Committee Formed to Find Federal Judge in Colorado," August 13, 2015.
"And the Defense Wins," August 12, 2015.
Terence Ridley Elected to FDCC Board
Law360, "Sears, Whirlpool Ink Deal to End Some Washer Defect Suits," July 27, 2015.
July 15, 2015.
WTO Leads the Nation for Ranked Lawyers in Product Liability & Mass Torts Defense in Chambers USA 2015
July 1, 2015.
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Welcomes Three Associates
Law Week Colorado, "WTO Brings on Three Associates," June 24, 2015.
The Network of Trial Law Firms blog, "Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Partner Miko Brown Elected President of APABA," June 23, 2015.
Healthcare Risk Management Review, "Treating Patients Who Come to the ER with Behavioral Health Issues Brings its Own Set of Risks. HRMR Investigates," June 22, 2015.
WTO Partner Miko Brown Elected President of APABA of Colorado
Partner Mark Clouatre Elected Board Chair of the Colorado Judicial Institute
Law360, "Colo. Justices Urged to Limit Notice-Prejudice Rule," June 4, 2015.
Legal 500 US Ranks Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell in Three Areas Nationwide
Law360, "Wyo. Hospital Says EPA Ruling Forces it Into Tribal Court," May 28, 2015.
WTO Named to NLJ's 2015 Midsize Hot List
Chambers USA 2015 Ranks WTO Among Top Firms Nationwide and in Colorado
Inside Counsel, "Spoliation and the Long-Awaited Federal E-Discovery Rule Changes," May 21, 2015.
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Named a 2015 Best Place to Work
Law Week Colorado, "Top "Women 2015: Tamera Westerberg," May 13, 2015.
Partner Tamera Westerberg Named Top Woman Lawyer
Law Week Colorado, "Back-to-Back Wins for Wheeler Trigg Attorney," May 8, 2015.
Law Week Colorado, "Top 50 Women: 2015," April 8, 2015.
Law Week Colorado, "Top 50 Women: 2015," April 8, 2015.
Denver Business Journal, "Colorado Women's Bar Touts Grit & Growth as Path to Equity," April 1, 2015.
ACLU, "ACLU Announces Settlement with Fort Collins Over Panhandling Law," March 30, 2015.
Law Week Colorado, "Shifts in Mindset, Metrics Foster Advancement Among Women Lawyers," March 25, 2015.
Denver Business Journal, "DBJ 40 Under 40 Winner LaMar Jost," March 20, 2015.
Half of WTO attorneys are ranked in Colorado Super Lawyers 2015 and Chairman Michael O'Donnell scores #1 for the third consecutive year
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Grows by Two
LaMar Jost a 2015 Denver Business Journal 40 Under 40 Winner
Law360, "Whirlpool Plaintiffs Ask 6th Circ. For New Washer Trial," February 13, 2015.
WTO Partner Michael Williams Named 1 of 5 2015 BTI Client Service All-Stars Nationwide for Product Liability
Benchmark Litigation Selects WTO as 2015 Colorado Firm of the Year
Law Week Colorado, "Three step up to partner at WTO," January 7, 2015.
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Elects Three New Partners
Managing Partner Carolyn Fairless a 2014 Law Week Colorado Lawyer of the Year
University of Denver Magazine, "Practice-Ready DU Law Grads are Building Colorado's Legal Community," December 15, 2014.
Law Week Colorado, "Malpractice Master," December 15, 2014.
Law Week Colorado, "Plaintiffs' Case a Wash in Verdict," November 17, 2014.
Bloomberg BNA, "Ohio Moldy Washer Verdict Goes to Whirlpool; Class Will Pursue Claims in Other States," November 14, 2014.
Law Week Colorado, "Service Provides Lifelong Inspiration," November 11, 2014.
Law Week Colorado, "Colorado District Court Updates Committee on Conduct," September 24, 2014.
Law Week Colorado, "Barrister's Best: 2014," September 3, 2014.
Law Week Colorado, "Lawyers Continue Fight for Vets," August 22, 2014.
Best Lawyers® 2015 Ranks 20 WTO Attorneys
Best Lawyers® Names Two WTO Partners Denver Lawyers of the Year
Pfizer Legal Team Wins
Exclusion of Plaintiffs' General-Causation Experts in Birth Defects Mass Tort Litigation
Law Week Colorado, "Reilly Joins Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell," August, 10, 2014.
Carolyn Fairless Listed in Benchmark Top 250 Women in Litigation 2014
Denver Business Journal, "Law Firm Project a Winner," July 25, 2014.
Law Week Colorado, "Chambers 2014: Attorney Rankings," July 11, 2014.
MCCA, "MCAA Announces Winners of George B. Vashon Innovator Awards," July 10, 2014.
Law Week Colorado, "Vaught Takes the Reins at DBA," July 1, 2014.
WTO Partner John M. Vaught sworn in as the 2014-2015 President of the Denver Bar Association
WTO Wins Innovator Award from Minority Corporate Counsel Association
WTO Welcomes Kathryn A. Reilly
Law360, "Ford Largely Defeats Class Action Over Fuel Economy Claims," May 30, 2014.
Law Week Colorado, "Top Women Lawyers 2014," May 28, 2014.
Law Week Colorado Names WTO Partner Miko Brown a Top Woman Lawyer in 2014
Chambers USA 2014 Ranks WTO Among Top 17 Product Liability and Mass Tort Firms in the U.S. and Top 3 Commercial Litigation Firms in Colorado
Founding Partner Jack Trigg Celebrates 50 Years of Practice
Mike O'Donnell is ranked #1 for the second consecutive year and 48% of WTO lawyers are selected to the 2014 Colorado Super Lawyers lists
Denver Business Journal, "Challenged Golf Fan Walks Tall for Kids," February 21, 2014.
Denver Business Journal, "Overcoming Obstacles: Golf ‘Legend' Brings His Story, and a Check, to Denver," February 12, 2014.
Denver Business Journal, "Center for Legal Inclusiveness Names 7 New Board Members," January 21, 2014.
Law360, "Consumers Push Justice to Pass Up Whirlpool, Sears Cases," December 6, 2013.
Denver Business Journal, "Colorado Black Chamber Give Ascension Awards," November 29, 2013.
The Aspen Times, "Upper Prima Cornice Was Closed When Skier Met his Death, Vail Resorts Argues," November 15, 2013.
The NITA Foundation Recognizes WTO as its 2012 Outstanding Firm Donor
U.S. News/Best Lawyers® Ranks WTO Nationally in Environmental and Labor & Employment Litigation
John M. Vaught and WTO selected by USAA as one of the company's two national counsel in the United States.
12 WTO Partners Make Up 30% of
2014 Colorado Litigation Stars List
Law Week Colorado's 2013 Barrister's Best Recognizes Two WTO Lawyers
Names Mike O'Donnell and Hugh Gottschalk as 2014 Denver "Lawyers of the Year"
2014 Ranks 19 WTO Attorneys
The Legal 500 US
Ranks Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Among Top Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense Firms
Law Week Colorado, "Judicial Institute Elects Officers, Board Members," May 30, 2013.
2013 Ranks WTO Among Top 14 Product Liability and Mass Tort Firms in the U.S. and Top 3 Commercial Litigation Firms in Colorado
John Vaught Elected President-Elect of the Denver Bar Association
Mike O'Donnell is ranked #1 and over half of WTO lawyers on 2013 Colorado Super Lawyers lists
Law Week Colorado, "Attorney Joins Wheeler Trigg as Of Counsel," January 17, 2013.
Reid Neureiter Joins Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell as Of Counsel
15-Year-Old Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell in Growth Spurt
Law Week Colorado, "Lawyers of the Year 2012," December 18, 2012.
Law Week Colorado Selects Andrew Efaw Among its 2012 Lawyers of the Year
Law Week Colorado, "Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Names Two New Partners," December 10, 2012.
WTO Elects New Partners Andrew Unthank and Tamera Westerberg
WTO selected as the Denver Business Journal's #1 Best Place to Work in Denver
Media Advisory: Early voting incidents raise new concerns about the security and accuracy of touch-screen electronic voting machines in Colorado
Mike O'Donnell Elected Regent of American College of Trial Lawyers
Law Week Colorado, "Denver Attorney Elected Regent of American College of Trial Lawyers," November 2, 2012.
U.S. News/Best Lawyers® Ranks WTO a National First-Tier Firm in Medical Malpractice Law and Product Liability Litigation
Benchmark Litigation 2013 Ranks Seven WTO Partners Among 33 Colorado Litigation Stars
WTO Associate Mark Lyda Appointed to Hickenlooper's Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit
Denver Business Journal, "Employee Classification a Top Issue for Enforcement Agencies," October 5, 2012.
Law Week Colorado, "Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Expands Executive Team," October 3, 2012.
Denver Business Journal, "Management Team Grows at Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell," October 3, 2012.
WTO Expands Executive Management Team: Carolyn J. Fairless Is New Managing Partner
Best Lawyers® Names Four WTO Partners 2013 Denver Lawyers of the Year
Denver University Law School, "DU Law Star Mike O'Donnell, JD '79," September 17, 2012.
Law Week Colorado's
2012 Barrister's Best Recognizes Two WTO Lawyers
Network of Trial Law Firms, "Ethics: Be Careful What You Ask For: Pitfalls in Settlement Negotiations," August 30, 2012.
Law Week Colorado, "Wheeler Trigg Attorneys Representing Concerned Voters," August 28, 2012.
Media Advisory: General Election and DRE Concerns
Denver Post, "Lawsuit Seeks to Void Colorado Primary, Raising Concerns for November," August 27, 2012.
Best Lawyers® 2013 Ranks 17 WTO Partners
Law Week Colorado, "Malcolm Wheeler Inducted Into Trial Lawyers Academy," July 31, 2012.
Malcolm Wheeler Inducted as a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers
WTO Settles Into New Offices at Denver's Republic Plaza
Law Week Colorado, "Fixed Fee Makes Champions of Partnership," July 16, 2012.
Law Week Colorado, "DU Law Selects Wheeler Trigg Chairman for Alumni Award," July 10, 2012.
Michael O'Donnell Recognized with DU Sturm College of Law's 2012 Outstanding Alumni Award
The Association of Corporate Counsel Recognizes Whirlpool and WTO as "ACC Value Champions"
Denver Business Journal, Professional Recognition, June 25, 2012.
Katherine Yarger Named a Top Woman Lawyer by Law Week Colorado
Denver Business Journal, "Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell is Rising to New Heights," June 8, 2012.
Chambers USA 2012 Ranks WTO Among Top 13 Product Liability Firms in U.S. and Top 3 Commercial Litigation Firms in Colorado
Legal 500 US
Ranks WTO as One of Two Top Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense Firms in the Automotive Industry
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Announces Relocation to Republic Plaza
Denver Business Journal, "Legal Victory for Chrysler May Help in Other Lawsuits," April 27, 2012.
WTO Prevails in Decision of National Importance for U.S. Auto Industry
WTO Partner Andrew Efaw Promoted to Colonel Before Deployment to Afghanistan
Four Public Service Attorneys Attend NITA Training Thanks to Generosity of Denver Law Firm Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP
WTO Obtains Summary Judgment on Behalf of Two Major Automotive Companies in Separate Dealer Disputes
WTO Wins First Place Legal Marketing Association ‘Your Honor' Award for Community Relations
Denver Business Journal, "Colorado Business Worries Proposal Would Expose Trade Secrets," March 16, 2012.
55% of WTO Lawyers Chosen to
Colorado Super Lawyers
Ramona Lampley Selected as One of the Denver Business Journal's Forty Under 40 Honorees
The Colorado Civil Justice League names Evan Stephenson its 2011 "Lawyer of the Year"
Law Week Colorado, "Colorado Civil Justice League Names WTO Associate 2011 "Lawyer of the Year,'" December 20, 2011.
WTO Partner Habib Nasrullah Selected as a 2011 Law Firm Rainmaker by
Diversity & The Bar
Law Week Colorado
Names WTO Associate Evan Stephenson a 2011 Up-and-Coming Lawyer
Law Week Colorado, "Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Names Five Partners," November 22, 2011.
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Names Five New Partners for 2012
Ranks Six WTO Partners Among 30 Colorado Litigation Stars
Law Week Colorado, "Law Week Colorado's 2011 Up-and-Coming Lawyers," November 10, 2011.
Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans Established to Offer Free Legal Advice to Military Veterans
U.S. News/Best Lawyers® Ranks WTO a National First-Tier Firm for Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Action Defense
Colorado Supreme Court tightens Rule 23 class certification standards
Names Michael O'Donnell and Malcolm Wheeler 2012 Denver Lawyers of the Year
WTO Finalist for Denver Business Journal's 2011 Best Places to Work in Denver Area
Denver Business Journal, "As Franchising Increases in Popularity, So Do Legal Issues," October 7, 2011.
® 2012 Ranks 13 WTO Attorneys
Law Week Colorado
's Barrister's Best Recognizes Three WTO Lawyers
Law Week Colorado, "Joe Farchione Joins Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell as Partner," August 12, 2011.
Joe Farchione Joins WTO as a Partner
Denver Business Journal, "Early Communication Negates Surprises for Law Firm," July 22, 2011.
Law Week Colorado, "Lawyers in Action: Mark Clouatre Completes Ironman 70.3 Hawai'i," June 29, 2011.
2011 Ranks WTO Among Top 12 Product Liability Firms in U.S. and Top Four Commercial Litigation Firms in Colorado
Law Week Colorado
Selects WTO Employment Case Among 2010 Top Defense Verdicts
WTO Partner Mark Clouatre Completes Ironman 70.3 Hawai'i
Legal 500 US
Ranks WTO Among Top 10 Product Liability Firms
Law Week Colorado, "Lawyers of the Decade: Michael O'Donnell," March 14, 2011.
The WTO Foundation Celebrates Five Years of Community Service
Super Lawyers, "Normal Genius: Malcolm Wheeler Can Win a Case Just by Showing Up," April, 2011.
Malcolm Wheeler Featured in Colorado Super Lawyers® and "Top Point Getter" for 2011
John Fitzpatrick Presents at Network of Trial Law Firms Meeting
WTO victorious on behalf of obstetricians in landmark Colorado Supreme Court case
Law Week Colorado Names Mike O'Donnell a Lawyer of the Decade
31 or 48% of WTO's Lawyers Chosen to Colorado Super Lawyers Lists
Malcolm Wheeler named a 2011 BTI Consulting Client Service All-Star
Law Week Colorado, "Wheeler Trigg's Mark Clouatre Wins Richard Marden Davis Award," January 26, 2011.
WTO Partner Mark Clouatre Receives 2010 Richard Marden Davis Award
WTO Wins Four of Five Cases Tried in December, One Decision Pending
WTO Supports Retrospective of Colorado Abstract Artist Dale Chisman
Law Week Colorado Names WTO Franchise Team 2010 "Lawyers of the Year"
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Names New Partners Miko Brown and LaMar Jost
Knowledge@Wharton, "Indian Outsourcing Companies Think Strategy Even as Pressure Mounts," December 16, 2010.
Law Week Colorado, "Miko Brown Named Partner at WTO," December 14, 2010.
WTO Wins Product Liability Suit for Nissan
Best Lawyers® Names Michael O'Donnell 2011 Denver Legal Malpractice Lawyer of the Year
Benchmark Litigation Ranks 5 WTO Lawyers Among 21 Colorado Litigation Stars
WTO Publishes Alert re: Recent Developments Affecting Attorney-Client Privilege
Law Week Colorado
Names WTO Associate Ramona Lampley Up-and-Coming Lawyer
U.S. News/Best Lawyers Ranks Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Among "Best Law Firms"
Malcolm Wheeler Chosen as One of 10 Most Admired Product Liability Lawyers Nationally
Law360, "Most Admired Attys: Wheeler Trigg's Malcolm Wheeler," September 13, 2010.
Law Week Colorado
Ranks Three WTO Partners in "Barrister's Best" 2010
® Ranks Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell #1
Scott Barker Joins Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell
Former Top Colorado Regulation Counsel Nancy Cohen Joins Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell
Chambers Ranks WTO Among Top 12 Product Liability Firms in U.S. and Top 4 Commercial Litigation Firms in Colorado
Legal 500 US Ranks WTO Among Top 10 Product Liability Firms
WTO Successfully Defends New Chrysler in First of Hundreds of Arbitrations
WTO Defends Telecommunications Company in Whistleblower Employment-at-Will Case
WTO Successful in First of Hundreds of Arbitrations for New Chrysler
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Receives Philanthropy Award
Six WTO Lawyers Top Colorado Super Lawyers® 2010 List, 15 Total on List
WTO Foundation Donates Over $20,000 for Haiti Disaster Relief
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Elects New Partners Galen Bellamy and Andrew Myers
Former Franchisees Ordered to Pay $2M Attorneys' Fees in WTO's Defense of Peaberry Coffee Lawsuit
Law Week Colorado, "Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell's Michael O'Donnell to Chair College Again," November 25, 2009.
Denver Business Journal, "Firm Knows Happy Employees Mean Happy Clients," November 22, 2009.
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Named Number Two Best Place to Work in Denver in 2009
Green Building in Colorado - Know the Risks!
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Prevails in Personal Injury Trial in Plaintiff-Friendly New Mexico
WTO's Mike O'Donnell Named Colorado Chair of American College of Trial Lawyers
Michael O'Donnell Quoted in Financier Worldwide's "Managing Product Liability in the Americas"
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell's John Fitzpatrick Defends Rising Asbestos Litigation Claims
Best Lawyers® Ranks Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell #1 in Colorado
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Tops
Denver Business Journal, "Wheeler Trigg Adding O'Donnell to Law Firm Name," May 31, 2009.
Denver Business Journal, "Law Firm Wheeler Trigg Adds Chairman O'Donnell to Name," May 26, 2009.
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell to Become Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell on June 1, 2009
Colorado Governor Ritter Acknowledges Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell for
10 Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell Lawyers Named
Colorado Super Lawyers 2009
Colorado Super Lawyers
Names Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell "Rising Stars"
Colorado Election Reform Commission Adopts Recommendations Supported by WTO
WTO Partner Mark Kennedy Dies While Skiing
WTO Obtains 88% Reduction in Punitive Damages on Appeal
WTO Defends Colorado Coffee Franchisor Against Breach-of-Contract and Fraud Claims
Law Week Colorado
Honor WTO Partner John Fitzpatrick
Denver Business Journal, "Law Firm Focuses on ‘The Right Thing,'" November 23, 2008.
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell Named Best Place to Work in Denver in 2008
SJ for WTO Medical Device Manufacturer Client Based on Federal Preemption Law
WTO Defeats Class Certification in Multistate Product Liability Class Action
In Honor of All U.S. Veterans, WTO Vets Share Military Experiences
Eight WTO Attorneys Named to
Best Lawyers in America
Malcolm Wheeler Receives PLAC Lifetime Achievement Award
Kevin Kuhn Elected President of Faculty of Federal Advocates
Mike O'Donnell Colorado Chair of American College of Trial Lawyers
Paul Hultin Appointed to Colorado Election Reform Commission
Habib Nasrullah Receives Internet Safety Award
Denver Business Journal, "O'Donnell Honored," July 20, 2008.
Legal 500 U.S. 2008
Calls WTO "Best Firm for Class Actions"
WTO a Top 20 U.S. Product Liability Law Firm per
Colorado Plaintiffs' Lawyers Honor Defense Lawyer Michael O'Donnell
Pfizer Presents WTO with Performance Award
Colorado Supreme Court Rules for Commercial Property Insurer
Denver Heart Surgeon Wins in Med Mal Lawsuit
WTO Manufacturer Client Wins Over $1M on Counterclaim
Craig May Honored as One of Denver's Forty Under 40
WTO First Firm With Three Lawyers on Top 10
Mining Mogul Robert Friedland Defeated
Steve Kelso and Erik Nadolink Named Partners
Eight WTO Attorneys Named "Best Lawyers"
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell Associate is Visiting Law Professor
WTO Raises Associate Salaries
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell Tops Lists of Product Liability Defense Firms
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell Wins First Asbestos Case Tried in Boston in 10 Years
Marsha Piccone Joins Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell
Efaw Sworn in as Federal Judge of U.S. Military Courts
WTO Lawyers Tops on
Colorado Super Lawyers
Kuhn Laterals to WTO
Fitzpatrick Joins WTO as Partner
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Names Three New Partners
Efaw Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
Court Order Filed in DRE Voting Machines Case
Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
Denver Business Journal, "7 to be Honored at Sam Cary Bar Event," October 8, 2006.
WTO Helps Ensure Security and Integrity of November Election
Judge Orders Electronic Voting Security Plan for November 7 Election
Conroy v. Ginette Dennis
re DRE Voting Machines Case
Leading Commercial Litigators
Colorado Voters File Lawsuit to Halt State’s Purchase or Use of DRE Computerized Voting Systems
Elected by Their Peers as
Colorado Super Lawyers
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell Establishes Charitable Foundation
Top Salary of Denver-Based Law Firms for 1st Year Associates
O'Donnell Chair of Network of Trial Law Firms
A Best Place to Work in Denver
WTO Represents Vancouver Canucks
Litigation Counsel to Fortune 250
2005 Best of the Bar
Passion Planted Early, Denv. Bus. J., June 10-16, 2005
Internationally Recognized Product Liability Lawyers
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell Adds Five Attorneys
WTO Best Lawyers
Mike O'Donnell 2004-05 Chair-Elect of Network of Trial Law Firms
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell "Go-To" Firm for Fortune 250
"Who's Who in Law" Includes Three From WTO
Building a Pipeline of Diverse Lawyers, Diversity & the Bar, July/Aug. 2004
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell Adds Three Associates
Ray Martin One of Best Denver Employment Lawyers
Gottschalk Named Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers
CDOT Prevails in T-Rex Accident Case
Three WTO Lawyers Nominated for Best of the Bar; Trigg Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
Trigg Wins Lifetime Achievement Award, Denv. Bus. J., Sept. 12-18, 2003
O'Donnell, Trigg, and Wheeler Listed in Denver
Jack Trigg Selected as a "Master" by DU Alumni Association
U.S. Supreme Court Sets New Constitutional Limits on Punitive Damages
Columbine Student Withdraws Drug Suit, Rocky Mtn. News
Lawsuit is Settled in School Shootings: Case Blamed Drug in Columbine Attack, Denv. Post
Plaintiff in Columbine Lawsuit Dismisses Case Against Solvay Pharmaceuticals
Baker and Clouatre Named Directors at WTO
Supreme Court Allows No-Lap-Belt Preemption Ruling to Stand, Automotive Litig. Rep., at 10
A Brief Analysis of Punitive Damages Issues Considered in
White v. Ford Motor Co.
Wheeler Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers
WTO Again Listed in NLJ's "Who Defends Corporate America"
Killers' Parents Ask for Secrecy: Harrises, Klebolds Say Sons' Tapes May Inspire Copycats, Denv. Post, at 1A
Lawyers May Push to Close Trial: Attorneys for Families of Columbine Killers Cite Fear of Copycats, Rocky Mtn. News, at 5
Trigg and Wheeler Listed in the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
Luvox Lawsuit: Columbine Survivor Claims Antidepressant Caused Gunman's Actions, ABA J. eRep.,
Paintball Guns: Girl Who Was Blinded by Paintball Shot Challenges Jury's Verdict for Maker, Seller, 30 Prod. Safety & Liab. Rep. (BNA) No. 34, at 761
Columbine Victim Presses Suit Over Drug Harris Took, Denv. Post, at 1A
Who's Who in Denver Business 2002, Denv. Bus. J., at B54
Excessive Punitive Damages? Seventeen Organizations File
Briefs in U.S. Supreme Court Case
"Dateline NBC: Blind Spot?" NBC News television broadcast, (July 23, 2002).
"Defense Verdict in Paintball Case," Mealey's Litig. Rep.: Prod. Liab. & Risk, at 32, (July 18, 2002).
"Splat! Paintball Suit Results in Defense Win: Makers and Seller Won; The Case Against a Youth Who Hurt a Girl Settled," Nat'l L.J., at A6, (July 15, 2002).
"Who's Who in Professional Services," Denv. Bus. J., at B15, (June 28, 2002).
"Who's Who in Professional Services,"
Denver Business Journal,
Jack Trigg featured, (June 28, 2002).
"Firm Wins Paintball Case,"
Denver Business Journal,
(May 24, 2002).
First U.S. Paintball Case: Not the Fault of Maker or Seller That Girl Partially Blinded by Paintball Marker
Dealership Loses Bid to Reinstate Suit Over Warranty Audit, Automotive News
Paintball Case Ends in Favor of Defense: Companies Ruled Not Negligent in Girl's Blinding, Coloradoan
Decided Warning Claim Preemption Issue, Ford Says, Automotive Litig. Rep.
Fired Managers Suing Qwest, Rocky Mtn. News
Does Not Preempt Warning Claims, Plaintiff Argues in High Court Petition, Automotive Litig. Rep.
Court Excludes Expert's Causation Opinion in Suit Alleging Drug Caused Suicide, 30 Prod. Safety & Liab. Rep. (BNA) No. 13, at 277
Bursting at the Seams, WTO Adds 12,000 Square Feet
Trigg Named to Board of Tort Reform Group
The Benefits and Risks of the Class of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), (90 Minutes broadcast)
Federal Court Grants Defense Judgment; Plaintiffs Can't Show Drug Caused Suicide, 30 Prod. Safety & Liab. Rep. (BNA) No. 9, at 183
Developments in Risk Management of Prescription Drugs, (FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research broadcast)
New Copyright Laws and Music, 9news.com
Summary Judgment Granted in Zoloft Suicide Case After Court-Appointed Report, Mealey's Emerging Drugs & Devices, at 3
Summary Judgment Granted in Zoloft Suicide Case for Lack of Causation, Mealey's
Rep., at 27
DaimlerChrysler Prevails in Warranty Audit Lawsuit. available at News Archive, FLIS: Franchise Law Information System
Pfizer Gets SJ in Zoloft Suicide Case; Doctor Not Asked About Warning, Mealey's Emerging Drugs & Devices, at 19
Judge Rules Pfizer Not Liable, Rocky Mtn. News
Liability Suit Partly Hinges on Seatbelt, Colo. J.
Federal Safety Law Bars Seatbelt Suit; Fourth Circuit Decides, Citing
, 29 Prod. Safety & Liab. Rep. (BNA) No. 47, at 1089
Conductors Pose First Challenge to Copyright Law, Nat'l L.J.
WTO Files Constitutional Challenge to Federal Copyright Law
Fire House Car Wash Ordered to Close Three Times in a Month, Capitol Life, Nov. 2001
Mazda, Ford Win Verdict in Pickup Truck Rollover Case, Automotive Litig. Rep.
Who Defends Corporate America?, Nat'l L.J.
Lawyers Adjust to a Post-September 11 World, Nat'l L.J.
Mazda, Ford Prevail in Kentucky Rollover Case
, Arizona Appeals Court Vacates $3.1 Million Award, Automotive Litig. Rep., Oct. 2001
Trigg Named Outstanding Alumnus by DU College of Law
Dismissal of Zoloft Case on Expert Qualification Appealed to 10th Circuit, Mealey's Emerging Drugs & Devices, at 15
Zoloft Case Cracks on Expert Witness: Suit Sought to Link Zoloft With Suicide, Nat'l L.J.
Zoloft Liability Charges Dismissed After Expert Witness Ruled Unqualified, Nat'l L.J.
Hard to Shock: Judges Are Raising the Gates for Verdicts That Not Long Ago Would Have Been Chopped as Excessive, Palm Beach Daily Business Review
How to Win a Jury's Heart: Expert Advice on Wooing a Boxful of Skeptics, JD Jungle, at 29
Lawyers for Civil Justice Members Set New Agenda for a New Congress, Metropolitan Corp. Couns., Dec. 2000
Trade Secrets Affect Top Executives
Interview With John R. Trigg, President-Elect of Lawyers for Civil Justice, Metropolitan Corp. Couns., Nov. 2000
AT&T Sued Over Departed VP, Nat'l L.J.
Mal Wheeler Gains Favorable Ruling in U.S. Supreme Court Airbag Decision
In 5-4 Split, Supreme Court Finds No-Airbag Claims Preempted, Automotive Litig. Rep.
Airbag Ruling: Business Boon, Nat'l L.J.
U.S. Supreme Court Says Conflict Preemption Prohibits No-Airbag Claim Against Honda, 28 Prod. Safety & Liab. Rep. (BNA) No. 21, at 464
Top Court Gives Bit of Airbag Immunity: Suits Against Carmakers Before '89 Ruled Out, Rocky Mtn. News
Mal Wheeler Wins Ruling in United States Supreme Court, Rocky Mtn. News
John R. Trigg Elected President of Lawyers for Civil Justice
Mal Wheeler Argues Honda Case in U.S. Supreme Court
WTO Adds Two Experienced Lawyers
World Watches as High Court Mulls Airbag Case, Automotive News
Supreme Court Hears Argument on Federal Preemption of No-Airbag Claims, Automotive Litig. Rep.: Special Bulletin
Preemption Case Set for Court, Nat'l L.J.
Justices Hear Airbag Case: High Court Ruling Could Expose Automakers to Suits, Detroit Free Press
Denver Lawyer to Argue Honda Case, Denv. Post
Safety Act Rules Preempt State Tort Claims, Honda Argues in Brief to U.S. Supreme Court, 27 Prod. Safety & Liab. Rep. (BNA) No. 48, at 1158
Who Represents Corporate America?, Nat'l L.J.
Patent Suit Puts Millions at Stake: Company Claims Work of Bar Code Inventor Lemelson, Nat'l L.J.
Ford Wins Verdict in Ranger Rollover Case, Automotive Litig. Rep.
He Studies Hard and Shreds Their Experts, Nat'l L.J.
ERISA: Tenth Circuit Rules U S West Not Required to Include Leased Workers in Pension Plans, Daily Lab. Rep. (BNA) No. 69, at AA-1
New Hampshire Jury Finds for Ford in Suit Challenging Lack of Airbag, 25 Prod. Safety & Liab. Rep. (BNA) No. 49, at 1162
Jury Sides With Ford on Airbags: Verdict Returned in 4 Hours After 5 Weeks of Testimony, Citizen
Ford, Tebbetts Await Jury's Verdict, Citizen
Ford Witness: Seatbelts More Effective Than Airbags in '85, Citizen
Doctor Points to Blood Vessel Injury in Airbag Suit Trial, Citizen
Ford Engineer Shows How Seatbelt Works, Citizen
Ford Offers Its Side of the Story in Airbag Trial, Union Leader
Ford Attorneys Making Inroads in Airbag Case, Citizen
Laconia Case Could Shape Airbag Future, Foster's Sunday Citizen
Expert: Airbag Would Have Saved Woman's Life
Ford Attorney Grills Auto Safety Expert, Citizen
Ford Defends Safety Record at Airbag Trial, Concord Monitor
Family, Automaker Gear Up for Seat Belt Trial: Gilford Teenager Died in 1991 Crash, Sunday Monitor
Airbags: A Life-or-Death Choice?, Newsweek
Troubling Days for Trial Lawyers, Forbes
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