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Practices

Commercial Litigation

"A dominant litigation boutique
celebrated for its talent in civil trials."

—Chambers USA 2018

In 2019, Chambers USA ranked Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell in Band 1 in Colorado for general commercial litigation. Only one other firm ranked as highly. Chambers further recognized eight WTO lawyers for Colorado commercial litigation—twice as many as the next closest firms in the state. These distinctions set WTO apart, and the cases below demonstrate why clients trust us to handle their complex commercial litigation.

WTO helps companies, entrepreneurs, developers, investors, bankers and other financial professionals, and directors and officers resolve legal disputes through litigation and other dispute resolution methods. 

We have represented clients from a variety of industries in contract, fraud, warranty, securities, trade secrets, antitrust, insurance, and liability matters.

Our lawyers have comprehensive experience in federal and state courts, multidistrict litigation, class actions, bankruptcy courts, administrative proceedings, and civil arbitration. 

Client Wins

Obtained preliminary injunction for a television provider against one of the largest media companies in the Middle East.
2.25.2020

Client Wins

Successfully represented apartment owner Aimco in nationwide litigation alleging intentional torts against Airbnb, resulting in favorable settlement after jury selection. The result is changing how the short-term rental industry operates.
2.20.2019

Cases

Attorneys

Nora Ali
Associate
P. 303.244.1940
F. 303.244.1879
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Scott S. Barker
Senior Counsel
P. 303.244.1824
F. 303.244.1879
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William M. Brophy
Associate - Not Admitted in Colorado
P. 303.244.1980
F. 303.244.1879
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Michele On-ja Choe
Partner, Diversity & Inclusion Chair
P. 303.244.1926
F. 303.244.1879
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Hays C. Doan
Associate
P. 303.244.1807
F. 303.244.1879
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Diane J. Duero
Staff Counsel
P. 303.244.1946
F. 303.244.1879
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Carolyn J. Fairless
Co-Managing Partner
P. 303.244.1852
F. 303.244.1879
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Peter W. Herzog III
Partner
P. 314.326.4129
F. 303.244.1879
P. 303.244.0117
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Robert G. Mason
Trial Support Manager
P. 303.244.1816
F. 303.244.1879
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Allison R. McLaughlin
Of Counsel & Professional Development Manager
P. 303.244.1943
F. 303.244.1879
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Thomas J. Palazzolo
Of Counsel
P. 303.244.0118
F. 303.244.1879
P. 314.326.4130
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Jacob A. Rey
Associate
P. 303.244.1877
F. 303.244.1879
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Terri M. Schechter
Litigation Support Manager
P. 303.244.1834
F. 303.244.1879
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John R. (Jack) Trigg
Counsel Emeritus
P. 303.244.1860
F. 303.244.1879
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Andrew M. Unthank
Partner & Recruiting Chair
P. 303.244.1897
F. 303.244.1879
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Michael T. Williams
Co-Managing Partner
P. 303.244.1867
F. 303.244.1879
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