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12 WTO Partners Make Up 30% of Benchmark Litigation's 2014 Colorado Litigation Stars List

Date: 10.22.13

DENVER: The seventh edition of Benchmark Litigation, a lawyer rankings directory compiled from extensive interviews with litigators and clients, includes 12 Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell partners among its 41 Colorado Litigation Stars. Inclusion on this list recognizes a lawyer's ability to consistently handle complex and high-stakes cases in multiple jurisdictions. No other firm in Colorado has more than four lawyers listed.

The 12 Colorado Litigation Stars include partners Scott Barker, Mark Clouatre, Carolyn Fairless, John Fitzpatrick, Hugh Gottschalk, James Hooper, Kevin Kuhn, Habib Nasrullah, Michael O'Donnell, Edward Stewart, Malcolm Wheeler, and Michael Williams.

Partner John Vaught is listed in Benchmark Appellate as a Tenth Circuit Litigation Star. Partner Andrew Efaw is listed among Benchmark Litigation's six Colorado Future Stars.

As a firm, WTO is ranked among the top four highly recommended Colorado litigation firms.

Interviewed clients commented, "WTO only has one office in Denver, but 85% of their work is out of state. They are at national prominence in what they do by this point." "They provide unequivocally superior service with the highest level of ethics and professionalism. They win without sacrificing dignity – mine or theirs."

Trial Tested™ Denver-based civil litigation firm Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell helps its clients resolve disputes that threaten their businesses, brands, products, people, and customers. WTO handles trials, appeals, arbitrations, and related areas of complex civil litigation, including class actions and multidistrict litigation, often as national or regional trial counsel, for many of the nation's best-known companies in a wide variety of industries.

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