Theresa Wardon represents clients in complex commercial, class action, and product liability matters before federal and state courts. She focuses on defense of product manufacturers in personal injury and class action cases.

A senior associate, Theresa has gained considerable experience taking and defending depositions, briefing and arguing pre-trial motions, and cross-examining witnesses at trial. Theresa currently serves as lead counsel on all post-trial motions and an upcoming appeal in a significant product liability case, and she is also part of the trial team handling a certified class action defense in Ohio.  

Before joining the firm, Theresa served as law clerk to The Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. While in law school, she worked in Northwestern's Supreme Court Clinic and participated in Northwestern's Children and Family Justice Center, where she successfully represented a child facing deportation before an immigration court. 

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
Colorado Rising Stars
    
Civil Litigation Defense, 2012-2014
Law Week Colorado's Up-and-Coming Lawyers
    Selected, 2012
Judge William E. Doyle American Inn of Court
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Recruiting Committee 
    Member

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors
The Gathering Place
    Board of Directors, 2012

Personal Interests
Running
Hiking
Cooking
International travel
Representative Cases
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
Colorado Rising Stars
    
Civil Litigation Defense, 2012-2014
Law Week Colorado's Up-and-Coming Lawyers
    Selected, 2012
Judge William E. Doyle American Inn of Court
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Recruiting Committee 
    Member
Government ServiceLaw Clerk to The Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Community Memberships, Activities, and HonorsThe Gathering Place
    Board of Directors, 2012
Personal InterestsRunning
Hiking
Cooking
International travel
Education
  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2008
    Order of the Coif
    Northwestern University Law Review, Senior Articles Editor
  • Boston College, B.A., History, summa cum laude, with distinction of Scholar of the College, 2003
    Phi Beta Kappa

Government ServiceLaw Clerk to The Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

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