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Maureen Reidy Witt

Partner

6380 South Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Maureen has 35 years of experience in cutting-edge, high-stakes, complex litigation locally and nationally.

She has first-chaired significant cases of first impression and precedent-setting trials and appeals. Her experience includes jury trials, bench trials, appeals, and alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration. She has tried cases in numerous jurisdictions across the country and has handled appeals in the Fourth, Seventh, Ninth, and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals. She is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Maureen has argued before the Colorado Supreme Court, the Illinois Supreme Court, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Additionally, Maureen is co-chair of our International Arbitration practice group and handles ICSID, ICC, ad hoc and other arbitrations throughout the world.

Although Maureen’s experience spans a wide variety of subject matters, her primary areas of focus are product liability, labor and employment, and commercial litigation. Her product liability work has encompassed pharmaceutical and medical devices, blood and blood products, food and beverage, agricultural products, asbestos, oil and gas equipment, radiant heating systems, and numerous other products. She has led multi-week/month trials and negotiated national class action settlements. She has also handled cases involving business torts, personal injury and medical malpractice, antitrust, oil and gas, toxic torts, and other areas.

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Education

Bar Admissions

Recognition

  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2013-2018; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2016-2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants – Denver, 2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Litigation – Labor and Employment – Denver, 2015
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Top Litigator, Law Week Colorado, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in Denver, The Denver Post, 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent® Rating – Judicial Edition
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Denver Business Journal, Denver's Outstanding Woman in Business, 2007
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Top 25 Women Lawyers in Colorado
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Top 50 Women Lawyers in Colorado
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, General Litigation, 2006-2013, 2016-2018
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Catholic Lawyers Guild Lifetime Achievement Award, 2016
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel – Top One Percent
  • 2015 Client Satisfaction Award
  • Global Who's Who Top Lawyers

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Alliance of Professional Women, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Judicature Society, Member
  • Catholic Lawyers Guild, Member
  • Chair of the Board, 2012-2015; Board Member, 2000-2015; St. Mary's Academy
  • Colorado Lawyers Committee, Executive Committee Member, Board Member, Chair's Roundtable
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Judicial Institute, Member
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Colorado Supreme Court Commission on Jury Reform
  • Colorado Women's Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Women's Bar Association Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Member
  • National Association of Professional Women, Member
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Faculty Member
  • Notre Dame Law Association, Board Member;
    Order of St. Thomas More, Chair
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