Cercy Conviction Reversed for Trial Court’s Failure to Instruct as Requested by Pagliuca and Mackey

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 Attorneys Selected as Best Lawyers 2020

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:

  • Harold A. Haddon - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Criminal Defense: General Practice: Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Litigation - Securities. Mr. Haddon has been listed in Best Lawyers for over 35 years.
  • Norman R. Mueller – Lawyer of the Year in Criminal Defense: General Practice in Denver; Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar.
  • Pamela Robillard Mackey – Bet-the Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar; and Criminal Defense: General Practice. Ms. Mackey has been listed in Best Lawyers for 19 years.
  • Jeffrey S. Pagliuca – Lawyer of the Year Criminal Defense: White Collar in Denver; Criminal Defense: Genreal Practice
  • David S. Kaplan - Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Laura Menninger – Criminal Defense: White Collar; Commercial Litigation

Haddon, Morgan and Foreman Selected as Tier 1 Law Firm in Colorado by US News & World Report for 2020

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.


Haddon, Morgan and Foreman Selected as Band 1 Law Firm by Chambers USA

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.

Career Opportunity

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.

Multi-Million Dollar Verdict for Gee in Commercial Litigation

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.

Defense Verdict for Jordan and Mackey Against SEC in Insider Trading Case

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.


Defense Verdict for Jordan and Menninger

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.


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Haddon, Morgan and Foreman receives Tier 1 Ranking in the 2014 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"


Pamela Robillard Mackey named among top investigations lawyer in the world by Who's Who Legal: Investigations 2014


Hal Haddon and Pamela Robillard Mackey named among top criminal defense lawyers in the world by Who's Who Legal


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