27 WTO Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

08.15.2018

Denver: The Best Lawyers in America 2019 edition ranks 27 Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell (WTO) lawyers in 18 practice areas. The list includes 59 percent of WTO partners. Three partners were also listed as Denver “Lawyers of the Year” in four categories. The Lawyer of the Year award is presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.

Ranked WTO lawyers include Scott Barker, Andrew Efaw, Carolyn Fairless, Joseph Farchione, John Fitzpatrick, Hugh Gottschalk, Peter Herzog, James Hooper, Steven Kelso, Kevin Kuhn, Raymond Martin, Craig May, Jeremy Moseley, Habib Nasrullah, Dean Neuwirth, Michael O’Donnell, Stephen Oertle, Kathryn Reilly, Terence Ridley, Evan Stephenson, Edward Stewart, John Trigg, John Vaught, Tamera Westerberg, Malcolm Wheeler, Michael Williams. WTO partner Bryan Cross made his Best Lawyers debut in 2019. He is listed for personal injury litigation.

Best Lawyers rankings are compiled by conducting peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their professional peers.

Lawyer of the Year – Denver, CO
John Fitzpatrick, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Kevin Kuhn, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Michael O’Donnell, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Appellate Practice
Dean Neuwirth
John Vaught

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Scott Barker
Hugh Gottschalk
Michael O’Donnell

Commercial Litigation
Scott Barker
Carolyn Fairless
Hugh Gottschalk
Peter Herzog
Kevin Kuhn
Craig May
Habib Nasrullah
Michael O’Donnell
Kathryn Reilly
Terence Ridley
Edward Stewart
John Trigg
John Vaught
Tamera Westerberg
Malcolm Wheeler
Michael Williams

Employment Law – Management
Raymond Martin

Franchise Law
Steven Kelso

Insurance Law
Terence Ridley
John Vaught

Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Terence Ridley
John Vaught

Litigation – Antitrust
Kathryn Reilly

Litigation – Insurance
Craig May
Jeremy Moseley
Terence Ridley
Evan Stephenson
John Vaught

Litigation – Intellectual Property
Carolyn Fairless
Hugh Gottschalk

Litigation – Labor and Employment
Raymond Martin

Litigation – Securities
John Vaught

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Scott Barker
John Fitzpatrick
Peter Herzog
Habib Nasrullah
Michael O’Donnell
Michael Williams

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Joseph Farchione
John Fitzpatrick
Kevin Kuhn

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Bryan Cross
Andrew Efaw
John Fitzpatrick
Hugh Gottschalk
Kevin Kuhn
Craig May
Michael O’Donnell
Edward Stewart
Malcolm Wheeler
Michael Williams

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Andrew Efaw
Carolyn Fairless
John Fitzpatrick
Kevin Kuhn
Michael O’Donnell

Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell lawyers have taken more than 1,100 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 100 lawyers in three offices. The firm represents sophisticated clients in high-stakes civil trials, appeals, and related litigation ranging from complex commercial to class actions to multidistrict litigation.