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Mike O'Donnell is ranked #1 for the second consecutive year and 48% of WTO lawyers are selected to the 2014 Colorado Super Lawyers lists

Date: 03.17.14

DENVER: Mike O'Donnell is ranked number one and was selected along with 43 additional Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell lawyers to the 2014 list of Colorado Super Lawyers. Of the firm's 92 lawyers, 26 were selected as Colorado Super Lawyers and 18 were selected as Rising Stars.

Mike O'Donnell was named the "Top Point Getter" for the second year in a row (2013 and 2014). Malcolm Wheeler, who was the "Top Point Getter" in 2010 and 2011, and O'Donnell were also selected to the Top 10 list for the seventh time each.

Carolyn Fairless and Gwen Young were selected to the Colorado Top 50 Women list.

In total, 13 WTO lawyers are listed among the top 100 lawyers in Colorado, making WTO the Colorado law firm with the most lawyers among the top 100.

The WTO lawyers chosen to Colorado Super Lawyers 2014 and the practice areas in which they are listed include:

Top 10 and Top Point Getter Michael O'Donnell, Personal Injury Defense: Products;
Top 10 Malcolm Wheeler, Civil Litigation Defense;
Top 100 and Top 50 Women Carolyn Fairless, Professional Liability: Defense;
Top 100 Scott Barker, Business Litigation;
Top 100 John Fitzpatrick, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice;
Top 100 Hugh Gottschalk, Business Litigation;
Top 100 Kevin Kuhn, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice;
Top 100 Raymond Martin, Employment Litigation: Defense;
Top 100 Craig May, Business Litigation;
Top 100 Habib Nasrullah, Business Litigation;
Top 100 Terence Ridley, Insurance Coverage;
Top 100 Edward Stewart, Personal Injury Defense;
Top 100 Jack Trigg, Class Action/Mass Torts;
Top 50 Women, Gwen Young, Business Litigation;
Mark Clouatre, Business Litigation;
Andrew Efaw, General Litigation;
Joseph Farchione, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice;
James Hooper, Personal Injury Defense: Products;
Steven Kelso, Civil Litigation Defense;
Erik Nadolink, Personal Injury Defense: Products;
Reid Neureiter, Business Litigation;
David Schaller, Business Litigation;
John Vaught, Appellate;
Tamera Westerberg, Professional Liability; and
Michael Williams, Class Action/Mass Torts.

The WTO lawyers chosen to Colorado Rising Stars 2014 and the practice areas in which they are listed include:

Kendra Beckwith, Business Litigation;
Miko Brown, Civil Litigation Defense;
Michele Choe, Personal Injury Defense: Products;
Matthew Johnson, Business Litigation;
LaMar Jost, Personal Injury Defense: Products;
Christopher Montville, Professional Liability;
Jeremy Moseley, Business Litigation;
Andrew H. Myers, Personal Injury Defense: Products;
Andrew W. Myers, Business Litigation;
Joel Neckers, Class Action/Mass Torts;
Stephen Oertle, Personal Injury Defense;
Kara Rosenthal, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice;
Jessica Scott, Class Action/Mass Torts;
Kenneth Stalzer, Civil Litigation Defense;
Evan Stephenson, Insurance Coverage,
John Streelman, Franchise/Dealership;
Andrew Unthank, Class Action/Mass Torts; and
Theresa Wardon, Civil Litigation Defense.

The 2014 Super Lawyers were selected based on their professional achievement and a high degree of peer recognition.

Trial Tested™ Denver-based civil litigation firm Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell helps its clients resolve disputes that threaten their businesses, brands, products, people, and customers. WTO handles trials, appeals, arbitrations, and related areas of complex civil litigation, including class actions and multidistrict litigation, often as national or regional trial counsel, for many of the nation's best-known companies in a wide variety of industries.

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