2021 was filled with monumental wins for the Messner Reeves team. A particular highlight was when our very own Partner Katherine Otto had the opportunity to share her recent back-to-back-to-back trial wins with Law Week Colorado. In this compelling article, you’re able to take a deep dive into Otto’s cases where she successfully secured three trial verdicts […]

Recently, partner Katherine Otto represented three clients in three jury trials that were conducted back-to-back-to-back in less than 30 days. Katherine successfully secured those three wins in three different jurisdictions within the state of Colorado. Congratulations on this incredible accomplishment, Katherine! Find details on the cases below: In the first trial, Otto represented a dentist whose former […]

We are honored to be recognized as one of Best Lawyers Best Law Firms in Colorado for our Medical Malpractice Defense practice. Representing clients in a wide array of cases, our medical malpractice team works diligently to provide clients with sound counsel and representation.  From seasoned attorneys with a successful trial record to those recognized in the […]

As our law firm continues to grow throughout the country, so does our team. Being a national firm, we believe that unity and inclusion are amongst the core values that drive our business forward. We’re proud to annually participate in the Colorado Pledge to Diversity where we have had the privilege of onboarding some of […]

Messner Reeves Partner Katherine Otto was recently appointed to Program Vice Chair of DRI’s Medical Liability and Health Care Law Committee for the 2021-2022 year. She transitioned to her new role at the conclusion of the 2021 DRI Annual Meeting in mid-October. As Program Vice Chair, Katherine will assist the Program Chair with planning and […]

Interested in receiving a fresh take on business, policy and politics? Our founder Corky Messner’s radio show has officially launched.  Tune in Saturdays at 7 am EST on WGIR AM 610 to Authentic with Corky Messner where Corky takes his audience on a journey through trending industry topics, legal matters and so much more. Click […]

We’re thrilled to share that Messner Reeves was recognized as one of the top law firms in the country by Best Lawyers in 2022! We are extremely proud to house top-tier talent, develop strong client relationships and be a resource to those who need our services most.  Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” identifies a unique […]

Authors:  Allison Dodd, Partner adodd@messner.com Jean Peterson, Associate jpeterson@messner.com                             On October 25, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released updated technical assistance regarding religious accommodation requests to employer vaccination mandates. This updated guidance comes in advance of the upcoming December […]

In a recent interview, Katherine Otto sat down with Law.com to discuss how the courtroom has changed since the pandemic, how it has affected jurors and how the way she presents information during trials has transformed. Read the full article here. Katherine Otto Partner Phone: 646.595.1102 Email: kotto@messner.com Office: Denver, New York

In a recent episode on IR Digital Podcast, Messner Reeves partner Torben Welch took on the topic “innovation as the biggest Mergers and Acquisitions differentiator”. This podcast series is offered by IR Global, the largest international professional services network. Just over 30 minutes in length, Torben provided key insights into the realm of mergers and acquisitions, and […]

Authors:  Allison Dodd, Partner adodd@messner.com Jean Peterson, Associate jpeterson@messner.com                                             On September 9, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order requiring a majority of federal contractors to mandate that their employees are fully vaccinated […]

After a three-week-long trial, Messner Reeves partner Doug Wolanske and associate Matthew George secured a defense verdict on behalf of their client in a medical malpractice case. The plaintiffs asked for $11 million the jury returned a complete defense verdict awarding no damages. Doug Wolanske Partner Phone: 303.623.1800 Email: dwolanske@messner.com Office: Denver     Matthew […]

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