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Erik ("Rick") Nadolink is an experienced trial attorney focusing his practice on products liability and medical malpractice litigation. He has first and second-chaired numerous trials, winning defense verdicts in some of the most difficult plaintiffs' jurisdictions in the nation, including Los Angeles, CA; Madison County, IL; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA, and Tampa, FL, among others. He has defended manufacturers in multi-million and multi-billion dollar complex product liability cases in federal and state courts across the country.

Rick also has broad experience litigating and managing all aspects of complex litigation in addition to trial work, including complex motions practice; extensive fact and expert deposition discovery; preparing and defending corporate witnesses and employees; fact investigation; document discovery and management; use of protective orders to safeguard proprietary and privileged materials; and appellate issues..


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%

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Contact info

Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell

370 Seventeenth Street
Suite 4500
Denver, CO, 80202-5647


VAAuthorized to practice law199503/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2016
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2010
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2009
Jr. American Inn of CourtThe Lewis F. PowellN/A
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American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationMemeberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationN/AN/A
The Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American Inn of CourtN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
West GroupAttorney-Client Privilege and Attorney Work Product Protections, Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Stanford UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
DALS ConferenceThe Top Adversary Lung Cancer & Mesothelioma Experts2014
Aegis 2014 Claims SeminarTaking Down Plaintiff's Expert2014
Perrin Asbestos Litigation Conference: A National Overview & OutlookMock Closing Argument Presentation and Jury Exercise2012
HarrisMartin Southeast Regional Asbestos Litigation ConferenceShipyard and U.S. Navy Asbestos Cases and the Government Contractor Defense2011
DRI Asbestos Medicine SeminarThe Post-OSHA Warnings Case2009
DRI Asbestos Medicine SeminarDoes Every Fiber Really Contribute?2009