Jeff Pagliuca and Pamela Mackey secured an acquittal on two counts of alleged sexual assault against Tony Cercy in 2018. The jury hung on a third count which was retried in November 2018. In the second trial, the court refused multiple tendered instructions drafted to avoid a violation of the bar against Double Jeopardy in both the Wyoming and United States Constitutions. The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled on December 27, 2019, that the court erroneously refused the tendered instructions. The case was reversed and remanded.
Haddon, Morgan and Foreman, P.C., announced that six of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC), including two “Lawyer of the Year Awards.”
The attorneys selected and the fields they were selected in are as follows:
Haddon, Morgan and Foreman announced that it received six Tier 1 rankings in 2020 US News & World Report Law Firms. Tier 1 status was awarded for the following six categories: Criminal Defense – White Collar; Criminal Defense – General Practice; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation-Securities; Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice.
Once again, Chambers USA has named Haddon, Morgan and Foreman, PC as only one of two Band 1 law firms in Colorado for Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations in Colorado. Chambers USA continues to name Hal Haddon as a Senior Statesperson and Pamela Mackey and Saskia Jordan as Band 1 and Band 2 respectively for lawyers in the same category. Jeff Pagliuca was also ranked in the category of Commercial Litigation.
Haddon, Morgan and Foreman, P.C. has an immediate opening for a civil litigation associate attorney with 2-5 years of experience. Excellent academic credentials, civil litigation experience (with a strong preference for Colorado experience), and demonstrated research and writing skills are required. Pay is competitive with larger preeminent law firms in the Denver market. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Laura Menninger at LMenninger@HMFLaw.com.
HMF is only accepting direct applicant submissions at this time.
Ty Gee, in February 2019 secured a $4.5 million verdict on behalf of a prominent Denver trial attorney, whose former law firm refused to honor a contract to pay him attorney fees. The law firm was represented by one of the largest firms in Denver.
Saskia Jordan and Pamela Mackey successfully defended former Delta Petroleum Corporation CEO Roger Parker against claims of insider trading in Delta Petroleum stock. On December 6, 2017 a jury in Federal District Court in Denver found in Mr. Parker’s favor and against the SEC on all three theories of insider trading brought by the SEC in support of its claim against Mr. Parker.
Saskia Jordan and Laura Menninger successfully defended NHL Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov against his former girlfriend’s claims of assault and battery. On February 2, 2016, a Denver jury rejected Plaintiff’s civil claims and found in Mr. Varlamov’s favor on his counterclaim for abuse of process based on Plaintiff’s improper pursuit of a criminal assault charge against Mr. Varlamov. Jordan and Menninger previously represented Mr. Varlamov on the criminal assault charge which was dismissed prior to trial by the Denver District Attorney’s Office. The civil jury found that Plaintiff must pay for the costs Mr. Varlamov incurred in defending against the dismissed criminal case.