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Consumer Products & Services

Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell attorneys represent manufacturers and distributors of consumer products in litigating consumer claims at both the trial and appellate levels. 

Our clients' industries are as diverse as appliances, pharmaceuticals, beverages and spirits, food, apparel, household products, automobiles and automotive parts, personal care, electronics, energy, and telecommunications.

The firm has successfully defended manufacturers and distributors of consumer products in numerous class action lawsuits.  In addition, we are national trial counsel for several consumer products manufacturers, including GE, Whirlpool, and Skyjack.

We handle the litigation and arbitration of disputes for manufacturers and distributors of consumer products and services related to a variety of legal matters, including:

  • Class actions
  • Contracts
  • Employment and labor
  • Environmental torts
  • Franchise and distribution
  • Premises liability
  • Product liability
  • Professional liability
  • Trade secrets
  • Trademarks

Client Wins

Won summary judgment against certified, seven-state class action alleging false labeling and breach of warranty.
5.20.2020

Client Wins

Defeated class certification in a bellwether case alleging false advertising of innovative self-cleaning ovens.
5.11.2020

Client Wins

Serving as lead national trial counsel to a major U.S. distributor of vaping products in federal multidistrict litigation in California. WTO is liaison counsel to all of the distributor defendants in the litigation.
5.8.2020

Client Wins

Won a pair of rare, permanent injunctions against a major distributor that infringed on WTO's client's exclusive distribution territory. The ongoing litigation involves bet-the-company stakes and may have far-reaching repercussions in the industry.
12.20.2018

Cases

Attorneys

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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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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Adrianne K. Rosenbluth
Associate - Not Admitted in Colorado
P. 303.244.1839
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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