27 WTO Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2020

08.15.2019

Denver: The Best Lawyers in America 2020 edition ranks 27 Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell (WTO) lawyers in 17 practice areas. The list includes 37 percent of WTO partners.

Five lawyers were also listed as Denver “Lawyers of the Year” in five categories. The Lawyer of the Year award is presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.

Ranked WTO lawyers include Scott Barker, Bryan Cross, Andrew Efaw, Carolyn Fairless, Joseph Farchione, John Fitzpatrick, Hugh Gottschalk, Peter Herzog, James Hooper, Kevin Kuhn, Raymond Martin, Craig May, Jeremy Moseley, Habib Nasrullah, Dean Neuwirth, Michael O’Donnell, Stephen Oertle, Kathryn Reilly, Terence Ridley, Kurt Rozelsky, Evan Stephenson, Edward Stewart, John Trigg, John Vaught, Tamera Westerberg, Malcolm Wheeler, and Michael Williams.

Best Lawyers rankings are compiled by conducting peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their professional peers.

Lawyer of the Year – Denver, CO
Scott Barker, Litigation – Environmental
John Fitzpatrick, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Hugh Gottschalk, Bet-the-Company Litigation
Habib Nasrullah – Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Michael O’Donnell, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants

Appellate Practice
Dean Neuwirth
John Vaught

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Scott Barker
Hugh Gottschalk
Michael O'Donnell

Commercial Litigation
Scott Barker
Carolyn Fairless
Hugh Gottschalk
Peter Herzog
Kevin Kuhn
Craig May
Habib Nasrullah
Michael O'Donnell
Kathryn Reilly
Terence Ridley
Kurt Rozelsky
Edward Stewart
John Trigg
John Vaught
Tamera Westerberg
Malcolm Wheeler
Michael Williams

Employment Law - Management
Raymond Martin

Insurance Law
Terence Ridley
Evan Stephenson
John Vaught

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Carolyn Fairless
Michael O'Donnell
Tamera Westerberg

Litigation - Antitrust
Kathryn Reilly

Litigation - Environmental
Scott Barker

Litigation - Insurance
Craig May
Jeremy Moseley
Terence Ridley
Evan Stephenson
John Vaught

Litigation - Intellectual Property 
Carolyn Fairless
Hugh Gottschalk

Litigation - Labor and Employment
Raymond Martin

Litigation - Securities
John Vaught

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Scott Barker
John Fitzpatrick
Peter Herzog III
Habib Nasrullah
Michael O'Donnell
Kathryn Reilly
Terence Ridley
Michael Williams

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Joseph Farchione
John Fitzpatrick
Kevin Kuhn

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Bryan Cross
Andrew Efaw
John Fitzpatrick
Hugh Gottschalk
Kevin Kuhn
Craig May
Michael O'Donnell
Kurt Rozelsky
Edward Stewart
Malcolm Wheeler
Michael Williams

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Andrew Efaw
John Fitzpatrick
Hugh Gottschalk
James Hooper
Craig May
Habib Nasrullah
Michael O'Donnell
Stephen Oertle
Kurt Rozelsky
Edward Stewart
John Trigg
Malcolm Wheeler
Michael Williams

Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Andrew Efaw
Carolyn Fairless
John Fitzpatrick
Kevin Kuhn

Michael O'Donnell

Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell lawyers have taken more than 1,300 trials, arbitrations, and appeals to verdict, award, or opinion in 45 states and Washington, D.C., with exceptional results for our clients. Established in 1998, WTO currently numbers more than 110 lawyers. The firm represents sophisticated clients in high-stakes civil trials, appeals, and related litigation ranging from complex commercial to class actions to multidistrict litigation.