Faegre Drinker

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for A substantial presence in the region, with in-state offices in Boulder and Denver. A strong group of trial lawyers who are experienced at every level of the federal and state court systems. Has a particularly strong reputation for its work with insurance companies. Areas of expertise include nationwide class actions and environmental disputes. Further represents a number of significant commercial and retail clients, notably assisting with franchise disputes and antitrust concerns.

Work highlights Served as local counsel to 3M as one of four defendants in an environmental contamination claim alleging that the defendants should have known that the firefighting foam they sold to the Air Force contained dangerous perfluorinated compounds, which were alleged to be a health risk.

Notable practitioners

The "amazing"
Heather Carson Perkins
is held to be "one of the top litigators in Colorado." She  handles matters including antitrust, trade secrets and product liability.

Michael McCarthy
is held in high regard for his adroit handling of a range of litigation matters, including class actions. His clients include insurers, construction firms and energy companies, among others.