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Benchmark Litigation Names Marissa Ronk to Annual 40 & Under List

Date: 08.17.23

Denver: Benchmark Litigation has named WTO partner Marissa Ronk to its annual 40 & Under List. The guide also ranks Marissa as a Future Star. 

WTO Partner Marissa Ronk

The list recognizes the top emerging national talent in litigation aged 40 or younger who “frequently handle major precedent-setting cases” and “are ready to take the reins from previous generations.”

Marissa joined WTO in 2015 from the Chicago office of Winston & Strawn. She has represented numerous sophisticated clients in commercial, class action, and product liability matters across industries as diverse as consumer products, industrial manufacturing, and cannabis. She serves on WTO’s rapid response team for catastrophic torts, which is critical to persevering facts essential to successful defenses. Marissa also serves as co-chair of WTO’s associate review committee.

“Marissa is a superb strategist and well-rounded tactician who understands which efforts are most likely to matter in court,” says WTO Co-Managing Partner Michael Williams. “She is excellent at anticipating and caring for her clients’ needs.”

Selection to the list is based on extensive research, client engagement, and peer review conducted by Benchmark.

The complete list is available on the Benchmark Litigation website.

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

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


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