Scott Barker Joins Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell
DENVER: Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell is pleased to announce that Denver attorney Scott S. Barker has joined the firm as a partner effective July 1, 2010.
In almost 30 years of private practice, Barker has tried over 75 cases for international, national, and Western regional companies in industries as diverse as energy, manufacturing, construction, financial services, recreation, and technology. Barker focuses his practice on complex civil litigation and class-action law suits involving commercial, environmental, natural-resources, product-liability, toxic-tort, antitrust, trade-secret, and personal-injury-defense matters.
A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Barker is consistently listed in Best Lawyers, Chambers USA, and Colorado Super Lawyers. He has appeared twice on Super Lawyers' list of the top 10 lawyers in Colorado, bringing to three – with Mal Wheeler and Mike O'Donnell – the number of WTO lawyers on this year's top 10 list.
Barker is a 1970 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, a 1973 Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, and a 1981 graduate of Harvard Law School. He practiced law at Holland & Hart from 1981-2010 and was the firm's chairman from 1996-2001.
WTO Chairman Michael O'Donnell says, "Scott Barker is one of the finest lawyers in Colorado in addition to being an exceptional human being. We are delighted to have him join the WTO team and enhance our ability to serve our clients with enthusiasm and excellence."