Maureen Reidy Witt - Holland & Hart LLP

Maureen Reidy Witt

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 303-290-1629

Ms. Witt has represented plaintiffs and defendants in cutting-edge, high-stakes complex litigation locally and nationally. She has handled significant cases of first impression and precedent-setting trials and appeals. Ms. Witt has substantial experience in jury trials, bench trials, appeals, and alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration. She has tried cases in numerous jurisdictions across the country. Ms. Witt has handled appeals in the Fourth, Seventh, Ninth, and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and she is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. She has also handled appeals and participated in oral argument before the Colorado Supreme Court, the Illinois Supreme Court, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Ms. Witt's 32 years of experience span a wide variety of subject matters including commercial litigation, labor and employment, products liability, business torts, personal injury and medical malpractice, antitrust, oil and gas, toxic torts, and other areas. In the area of labor and employment, Ms. Witt has defended employers against a broad range of claims including sex, age, and race discrimination; wrongful discharge; breach of express and implied covenants; and National Railway Labor Act claims. She has also advised clients with respect to preparations for strikes, significant reductions-in-force, and other employment-related issues. Ms. Witt has substantial experience representing employers and other entities in class actions and putative class actions. She has also represented a number of professional sports entities and members of the entertainment industry.

Ms. Witt has also handled a wide variety of commercial litigation and a significant amount of products liability litigation in multiple jurisdictions.Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Ms. Witt was a law clerk for the Honorable Robert H. McWilliams of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1992, Ms. Witt was one of three nominees to the Governor for a judgeship on the Colorado Court of Appeals. Ms. Witt served as Holland & Hart's Managing Partner from 1988 to 1991, and she served on the firm's Management Committee from 2004 to 2006.

Ms. Witt teaches regularly at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and lectures frequently on trial advocacy. Ms. Witt has published articles on topics related to trial advocacy, employment law, products liability, and related subjects.

Gonzaga UniversityBA University of Notre Dame J.D.
American Bar FoundationLitigation Counsel of AmericaColorado Supreme Court Commission on Jury ReformNational Institute of Trial AdvocacyFaculty of Federal AdvocatesNotre Dame Law AssociationAmerican, Colorado, and Denver Bar AssociationColorado Women’s Bar AssociationAlliance of Professional WomenColorado Defense Lawyers Association

Office Location

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


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants of the Denver Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Denver Metro Area
Maureen Reidy Witt has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Maureen Reidy Witt has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Languages:
German