Brian Osterman
 

Brian Osterman helps clients develop and implement litigation and trial strategies in high-stakes complex civil disputes. Brian represents hospitals, physicians and nurses, healthcare providers, and institutions in catastrophic medical malpractice lawsuits. He has extensive experience obtaining summary judgment, winning through dispositive motions, and negotiating favorable settlements. Brian has conducted more than 100 depositions across the country and prepared witnesses to testify in many more.

In a 2016 victory for a hospital client, Brian drafted and argued a successful motion to dismiss federal EMTALA claims. He has also successfully resolved several cases for clients involving Section 1983 claims. Prior to joining WTO, Brian spent five years as an associate at a New York litigation firm.

Other Experience

Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP
United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of New York,
   Summer Clerk

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Denver Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
New York Super Lawyers
  
Rising Star, 2016
New York State Bar Association
New York State Attorney General’s Triple “C” Award
Colorado Notre Dame Lawyers’ Committee

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Denver Health Foundation
     Next Generation Giving, Board Member
Notre Dame Club of Denver
University of Denver Sturm College of Law Mentor

Personal Interests

Sports, reading, history, spending time with family


Brian Osterman helps clients develop and implement litigation and trial strategies in complex civil disputes. Brian has conducted more than 100 depositions across the country and prepared witnesses to testify in many more.

Representative Cases
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
Other Experience

Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP
United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of New York,
   Summer Clerk

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Denver Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
New York Super Lawyers
  
Rising Star, 2016
New York State Bar Association
New York State Attorney General’s Triple “C” Award
Colorado Notre Dame Lawyers’ Committee

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Denver Health Foundation
     Next Generation Giving, Board Member
Notre Dame Club of Denver
University of Denver Sturm College of Law Mentor

Personal Interests

Sports, reading, history, spending time with family

Education
  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2011, cum laude
  • Boston College, B.A., 2008, Political Science, cum laude
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York