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Wheeler Trigg Kennedy to Become Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell on June 1, 2009

Date: 05.18.09

Denver: The partners of Wheeler Trigg Kennedy LLP have voted to change the 11-year-old firm's name to Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP. The change will be effective June 1, 2009. The nationally recognized litigation firm is chaired by Michael L. O'Donnell, one of the firm's five founders, who becomes a named partner with this change. Two other founders, Malcolm Wheeler and Jack Trigg, remain active partners in the firm.

Managing Partner Hugh Gottschalk stated, "Mike has been the heart of the firm from day one, serving as chairman since its inception, as well as managing partner in its early years. He is also the inspirational founder and current president of the firm's charitable foundation. The firm's name change honors Mike's outstanding leadership and vision for the firm."

Also, effective June 1, 2009, the Wheeler Trigg Kennedy Foundation will become the Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Foundation. The firm's street address and phone numbers will remain the same. The Web site address will change to The e-mail addresses of firm personnel will change to [last name]

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