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Benchmark Litigation 2021 Includes 23 WTO Lawyers

Date: 10.09.20

Denver: Benchmark Litigation has named 23 Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell (WTO) lawyers to its annual award lists for 2021—ten more than the next closest firm. Benchmark also rated the firm “Highly Recommended” for Dispute Resolution and “Recommended” for Labor & Employment.

Lawyers were named to lists including “Local Litigation Stars,” list, the “40 and Under Hot List,” and “Future Stars.” Co-Managing Partner Mike Williams was named a “National Practice Area Star” and Ray Martin was named a national “Labor and Employment Star.”

WTO Co-Managing Partner Carolyn Fairless said, “We owe this recognition to our clients for trusting us with their complex and sensitive litigation matters.”

Local Litigation Stars
Carolyn Fairless
John Fitzpatrick
Hugh Gottschalk
James Hooper
Kevin Kuhn
Ray Martin
Craig May
Habib Nasrullah
Michael O’Donnell
Kurt Rozelsky
Edward Stewart
Theresa Wardon Benz
Michael Williams

40 and Under Hot List
Theresa Wardon Benz
Christopher Montville
Jeremy Moseley
Andrew Myers

Future Stars
Andrew Efaw
Christopher Montville
Kathryn Reilly
Terence Ridley
Marissa Ronk
Kara Rosenthal
Jessica Scott
Tamera Westerberg

Selection to the lists is based on Benchmark’s independent research, client engagement, and peer review.

Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell lawyers have taken more than 1,100 trials and arbitrations to verdict or award and more than 300 appeals to opinion all across the nation, with exceptional results for our clients.

Established in 1998, WTO currently numbers 100 lawyers. The firm represents sophisticated clients in high-stakes civil trials, appeals, and related litigation ranging from complex commercial to class actions to catastrophic torts.


Jessica Goneau Scott
Partner, Diversity & Inclusion Co-Chair
P. 303.244.1846
F. 303.244.1879
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