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U.S. News/Best Lawyers® Ranks WTO a National First-Tier Firm for Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Action Defense

Date: 11.01.11

DENVER: In its 2012 "Best Law Firms" rankings list, U.S. News/Best Lawyers® ranked Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell in the national first-tier for mass tort litigation/class action defense, placing WTO among the top 24 firms in the nation in this practice area. WTO was also ranked nationally in the third-tier in commercial litigation and insurance law.  In Colorado, WTO ranked in the first-tier in 11 practice areas and the second-tier in three practice areas.

The "Best Law Firms" list selects the top firms in the country as well as a list of the top firms in 177 different metro areas and states from a compilation of lawyer and client evaluations and data submitted by nominated firms.

Clients interviewed by U.S. News/Best Lawyers described WTO as, "an outstanding trial firm as good as any in the country with a deep talent base" and "one of the best values in the country with top-flight national expertise and experience at Denver prices."

In 2012, U.S. News/Best Lawyers ranks WTO in the following tiers and practice areas.

National - Tier 1

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants (among 24 firms)

National – Tier 3

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law

Colorado - Tier 1

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Colorado - Tier 2

  • Franchise Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants


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