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Wells, Anderson & Race LLC

General Information

Year founded: 1995
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Overview

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WELLS, ANDERSON & RACE, LLC is a women-owned law firm celebrating more than 20 years of service to our clients. The lawyers at Wells, Anderson & Race, LLC are well known for their talents as trial lawyers, having represented clients in complex litigation throughout the country. The members of Wells, Anderson & Race, LLC have extensive experience serving our clients with the highest standards of excellence and ethics. The firm's practice concentrates on litigation, particularly product liability, aviation, employment, civil rights defense, insurance coverage, bad faith, arson and insurance fraud, construction defect, tort and contract disputes. Wells, Anderson & Race LLC has been at the forefront of developing law on expert evidence and the defense of mass torts. The firm's appellate practice includes not only cases tried by the firm, but also amicus briefs submitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, Federal Circuit Courts, and state supreme courts for the Product Liability Advisory Council.

WELLS, ANDERSON & RACE, LLC is certified by WBENC. It is a member of NAMWOLF and INSURALEX. Its attorneys hold memberships in DRI, IADC, PLAC, ABOTA, ACTL, Litigation Counsel of America and various other national and local professional organizations. The firm, and several of its members, have been continually recognized by Best Lawyers.

Rankings

Wells, Anderson & Race LLC is metro ranked in 9 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Colorado, CO
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

About Our Clients

WELLS, ANDERSON & RACE, LLC represents numerous business and individuals, including product manufacturers, contractors, insurance companies, and public entities. Many of our clients prohibit us from identifying them in publications as clients. We are happy to provide client references upon request.

Select Clients

  • 3M Company
  • Adolfson & Peterson Construction
  • Altec, Inc.
  • Arctic Cat
  • Auto-Owners Insurance Company
  • Chubb/Pacific Indemnity Group
  • Cirsa
  • Dillard's Inc.
  • Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • LafargeHolcim
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Product Liability Advisory Council
  • Raytheon Company
  • State of Colorado
  • Textron Specialized Vehicles
  • The Hartford

Highlighted Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Wells, Anderson & Race are among the very best. Incredibly cost efficient, sagacious, effective defense firm. Also excellent at getting our insurers to pay for their services. Very responsive. They understand the business perspective.
Commercial Litigation
I give Wells, Anderson & Race my strongest personal recommendation. Wells, Anderson & Race has extensive trial experience in federal and state courts. They have a "take charge" attitude and are "first choice" for complex and demanding cases requiring judgment, vigilance and experience. Their costs are quite reasonable compared to peers in highly complex litigation. And their civility and integrity are excellent.
J. Thomas Archer, Regional Major Claims Counsel – Fidelity National Title Group
Commercial Litigation
Mary Wells, at Wells, Anderson & Race, is my company's (Fidelity National Title Group's) go-to attorney for all significant and complex trial/ litigation matters in Colorado and surrounding jurisdictions. She is one of the best .jury trial lawyers in the country bar none. Her keen mind and intellect are matched only by her compassion to get it right. She is a trial lawyer's trial lawyer. Moreover, she applies an unparalleled level of compassion and common sense to all matters for which my company seeks her professional guidance and assistance.
John W. Klein – Fidelity National Title Group
Commercial Litigation
Wells, Anderson & Race is always very knowledgeable and professional.
Commercial Litigation
Sheryl Anderson and her team at Wells, Anderson & Race are exceptional. They provide good sound legal advice on complex matters. Sheryl has great integrity and can be trusted to handle your most difficult cases.
Commercial Litigation
Wells, Anderson & Race is the best in Colorado.
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Wells, Anderson & Race is best in class for product liability litigation. They are strategic, cost-effective and true partners. A must-trusted form for decades. Also very strong in insurance recovery.
Commercial Litigation
Mary Wells, with Wells, Anderson & Race, is an superior first chair trial counsel with whom I have extensive experience. Together with fellow partner Adam O'Brien she has consistently delivered excellent results in every case and project both in Colorado and elsewhere.
J. Thomas Archer, Regional Major Claims Counsel – Fidelity National Title Group
Commercial Litigation
Mary Wells and Adam O'Brien have assisted us in many major projects and are first rate trial counsel.
J. Thomas Archer, Regional Major Claims Counsel – Fidelity National Title Group
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
I have been very fortunate to have Wells, Anderson & Race as defense partners on significant property damage and personal injury claims. They are thoughtful and creative advocates, and got us great results.
R. Matthew Cairns – Textron Inc.

Rankings

Metro Rankings

Colorado, CO
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Tier 3 for Appellate Practice
Tier 3 for Civil Rights Law

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Aviation Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.
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Awards

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  • Best Lawyers Designation for firm and certain individual lawyers for many years
  • Super Lawyers designations for many lawyers since institution of Super Lawyers in Colorado

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