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Law Week Colorado Names Mike O'Donnell a Lawyer of the Decade

Date: 03.14.11

DENVER: Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell is proud to announce that Law Week Colorado has named firm chairman Michael O'Donnell a Lawyer of the Decade. With the help of a selection panel that consisted of three current or past chairs of the Denver Bar Association's Seniors Committee, the weekly publication selected 10 lawyers from the Colorado bar for this distinction .

O'Donnell was recognized for the leadership he exhibits in the firm he co-founded and has chaired since 1998, for the professionalism he demonstrates in his 32-year national litigation practice, and for his ability to get along with people.

Debra Minott, vice president and general counsel at medical services company Hill-Rom says, "[O'Donnell] builds great relationships with judges and opposing counsel. He handles litigation without having to be a jerk. He builds relationships and in the end, his clients come out very pleased with the results."

O'Donnell's national law practice focuses on complex civil litigation involving professional liability, product liability, torts, class actions, and commercial matters. He represents law firms, lawyers, and Fortune 100 companies in a variety of industries. In addition, he has served on a number of local and national boards and founded the Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Foundation in 2005.

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