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Mike O'Donnell is ranked #1 and over half of WTO lawyers on 2013 Colorado Super Lawyers lists

Date: 03.08.13

DENVER: Mike O'Donnell is ranked number one and 44 Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell lawyers appear in the 2013 edition of Colorado Super Lawyers. Representing 56% of the firm's 79 lawyers, 24 were selected as Colorado Super Lawyers and 20 were selected as Rising Stars. 

Fifteen 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.

Michael O'Donnell was named the "Top Point Getter" for 2013. Malcolm Wheeler, who was the "Top Point Getter" in 2010 and 2011, and O'Donnell were also selected to the Top 10 for the sixth time. Carolyn Fairless is included on the lists of the Colorado Top 100 and the Colorado Top 50 Women.

The WTO lawyers chosen to Colorado Super Lawyers 2013 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 Mark Clouatre, 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, Civil Litigation Defense;
Top 100 Jack Trigg, Class Action/Mass Torts;
Top 100 John Vaught, Appellate:
Andrew Efaw, General Litigation;
Joseph Farchione, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice;
James Hooper, Personal Injury Defense: Products;
Steven Kelso, Franchise/Dealership;
Erik Nadolink, Personal Injury Defense: Products;
Reid Neureiter, Business Litigation;
Tamera Westerberg, Business Litigation; and
Gwen Young, Business Litigation.

The WTO lawyers chosen to Colorado Rising Stars 2013 and the practice areas in which they are listed include:

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

The 2013 Super Lawyers were selected based on their professional achievement and a high-degree of peer recognition. According to the publisher, "only the top 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers."

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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