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Ellen E. Herzog


P. 303.244.1939 | F. 303.244.1879


Ellen Herzog handles sensitive and catastrophic torts cases for clients across industries. Her experience includes defending companies in class and mass tort actions and focuses on cases involving alleged physical or sexual abuse. Ellen has significant trial experience across multiple states and serves as the Vice-Chair of DRI’s Sexual Torts Defense Committee.

Before joining Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell, Ellen served as a judicial law clerk to The Honorable Randy Crane of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and Georgetown University. 


Publications & Speaking Engagements


  • "Defending Suicide: Investigating and Defending a High-Profile Event," Kentucky Society of Health Risks Managers, (November 2014).
  • "Texting & Social Media in Medicine: A Prescription for Trouble," American Society of Health Risks Managers, (October 2014).
  • Presenter, "False Advertising & Marketing in the Healthcare Industry, Marketing Risk," Mountain States Healthcare Risk Retention Group, (May 2014).


Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Colorado Super Lawyers
    Rising Stars, Professional Liability: Defense, 2022-2023
    Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2020-2021
Program Vice Chair, DRI Sexual Torts Committee, 2022

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