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Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Elects Six New Partners

Date: 01.01.20

Clockwise from upper left: Jennifer Parker, Webster Cash, Marissa Ronk, Tommy Olsen, Eric Robertson, James (Nick) Boeving

DENVER: Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell (WTO) is proud to announce that the following attorneys have been elected to the partnership, effective January 1, 2020.

James N. (Nick) Boeving
Webster C. Cash III
Tommy Olsen
Jennifer L. Parker
Eric L. Robertson
Marissa S. Ronk

James N. (Nick) Boeving focuses his legal practice on government investigations and complex commercial litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels. Prior to joining WTO, Nick served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, Civil Division. He also served two year-long judicial appellate clerkships, first for The Honorable Diana E. Murphy of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and then for The Honorable Debra A. Livingston of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Nick earned his law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 2005. Nick is admitted to practice law in Colorado and New York.

Webster C. Cash III represents sophisticated business clients in high-stakes commercial disputes nationwide. Recent successes include defending an oil and gas company in two trials with $800 million and $400 million at stake, respectively, and helping to win defense verdicts in each. Webster served as a law clerk to The Honorable Monica M. Márquez of the Colorado Supreme Court and to The Honorable Arthur P. Roy of the Colorado Court of Appeals. He has also served in the Office of Legal Counsel under former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter and as a communications aide to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Webster earned his law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2011. Webster is admitted to practice law in Colorado.

Tommy Olsen represents clients in complex civil litigation, including commercial disputes, professional liability claims, and catastrophic tort cases. A recent highlight includes winning a defense verdict for a recreation industry client in a highly public, wrongful death jury trial. Before joining WTO, Tommy worked in the litigation department of a national, full-service law firm. He also served a judicial clerkship in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and he also worked in various roles for U.S. Senator Ken Salazar. Tommy earned his law degree from Georgetown Law Center in 2011. Tommy is admitted to practice law in Colorado.  

Jennifer L. Parker represents companies and individuals in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters. She dedicates a significant portion of her practice to defending hospitals, physicians, and nurses in medical malpractice lawsuits. One example includes winning a defense jury verdict in Philadelphia for a hospital and physician assistant during the week of Christmas. Jenny clerked for the Honorable Brian D. Boatright of the Colorado Supreme Court, as well as for the Honorable Lael E. Montgomery (retired) and the Honorable Patrick D. Butler of the 20th Judicial District. Jenny earned her law degree from the University of Colorado Law School in 2011. Jenny is admitted to practice law in Colorado and New Mexico. 

Eric L. Robertson focuses his legal practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, especially class action defense, at the trial and appellate levels. Eric serves on the WTO team that represents Whirlpool in all of its consumer class action defense  nationwide. Before joining WTO, he served as a law clerk to Justice William W. Hood, III and Chief Justice Michael L. Bender of the Colorado Supreme Court and Chief Judge Alan M. Loeb of the Colorado Court of Appeals. Eric earned his law degree from the University of Colorado Law School in 2011. Eric is admitted to practice law in Colorado.

Marissa S. Ronk represents clients in complex commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels. She has helped win significant victories for major clients, including Ford, Skyjack, and State Farm. Prior to joining WTO, Marissa was a litigation associate at a large, international law firm, where she handled product liability and consumer class action matters. Marissa was a Judicial Clerk to The Honorable William C. Griesbach, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and she served as a law clerk for the Department of Justice, Civil Division. Marissa earned her law degree from Harvard Law School in 2011. Marissa is admitted to practice law in Colorado.

Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell lawyers have taken more than 1,300 trials, arbitrations, and appeals to verdict, award, or opinion in 45 states and Washington, D.C., with exceptional results for our clients. Established in 1998, WTO currently numbers 110 lawyers. The firm represents sophisticated clients in high-stakes civil trials, appeals, and related litigation ranging from complex commercial to class actions to multidistrict litigation.