Messner Reeves Welcomes Three New Attorneys in August

At Messner Reeves, we’re always looking to expand our team with the best and brightest talent out there. We are thrilled to welcome the following attorneys to our team.

Chelsey Gonzales – Associate, Las Vegas Office

Chelsey joins the Las Vegas office as an associate. Her practice focuses on civil litigation matters with a concentration in the defense of products liability, premises liability, and construction litigation.

During her time at law school, Gonzalez served as an Associate Editor on Law Review, a Senior Editor of the International Law Journal and as the Vice President of Diversity and President of the American Constitution Society. Gonzalez also served as a teaching fellow for Civil Procedure and worked as a Clinical Extern for the California Innocence Project.

Todd Windisch – Partner, Orange County Office

Todd joined the Orange County office as a partner. Windisch is a seasoned attorney with a plethora of experience defending and advising property owners, managers, general contractor and trade subcontractor clients in commercial and residential construction cases. His main practice focuses on habitability, construction defect and complex catastrophic injury litigation.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Windisch served as an insurance claims professional for almost 20 years. Through this, he has specialized experience in case evaluation, reporting, and resolution, as well as insight and understanding of insurance carriers’ expectations, evaluation needs and communication requirements.

Trent Cromartie – Associate, Denver Office

Trent joins Messner Reeves’ headquarters in Denver. Before joining Messner Reeves, Cromartie practiced as an insurance defense attorney with Lasater & Martin, P.C.

Cromartie attended the University of Denver. During his time in law school, he was named the Most Outstanding Civil Litigation Student Attorney in 2018 and was a member of the Veterans Advocacy Project where he helped veterans obtain discharge upgrades and disability benefits.

Cromartie also interned for Judge Edward Bronfin of the Second Judicial District and Senior Administrative Law Judge Ed Felter of the Office of Administrative Courts.


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