Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell is a litigation boutique known for going to trial nationwide and winning on behalf of its high-profile clients in industries including manufacturing, telecommunications, energy, and services. Associates feel valued and enjoy being able to tackle substantive work from the start in the firm’s collegial, social environment. The firm and its attorneys have been recognized by the likes of U.S. News—Best Lawyers, Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, ...
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Wheeler Trigg is looking for experience, from clerkships to lateral hires—even better if you have both on your resume! The firm is friendly and highly social, especially pre-COVID, with regular associate lunches and a ‘take-a-partner-to-lunch’ program, and paralegals and staff are valued members of the team. Associates feel valued by partners, and appreciate the firm’s recent change to providing real time reviews based around cases reaching a certain number of hours or concluding, versus one annual review. Formal training and mentor programs exist, though associates feel the best training is their early access to high-quality, substantive work—from running depositions, case strategy, or even entire cases very early in their time at the firm—and that independently developed mentors...
Litigation boutique Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell is known for going to trial nationwide and winning on behalf of its Fortune 500 clientele. The high-profile clients who have received WTO's much sought-after litigation expertise come from a wide range of industries—such as manufacturing, telecommunications, energy, and services—and include Whirlpool, General Electric, Michelin, Lumen Technologies, DISH Network, Ford, Xcel Energy, Chipotle, Beazley Group, McKesson, Electrolux, Volvo, IBM, and Vail Resorts, among others.
A Denver Firm
WTO was founded on February 1, 1998 by a group of five trial lawyers—including Mal Wheeler, Jack Trigg, and Mike O'Donnell—who left a full-service firm in Denver to build a nationwide practice dedicated to complex civil litigation...
The Law Firm Diversity Profile contains the firm’s self-reported responses to the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey, an annual survey conducted by Vault.com in partnership with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. Detailed demographic breakdowns of the firm’s attorneys by level, race, gender, LGBTQ and disability status offer a valuable statistical overview, while descriptions of its diversity programs, initiatives and strategic plans provide a comprehensive portrait of the firm’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.