Donna combines her legal skills and government knowledge with her litigation prowess for clients facing complex problems. A member of Husch Blackwell’s Energy & Natural Resources group, Donna focuses on safety and health matters for multinational companies and individuals in the industry. She has experience representing clients who produce aggregates, cement, industrial minerals, coal, salt, potash, phosphate, granite, limestone, and oil and gas.
Workplace health and safety issues are multifaceted. Training and compliance are crucial, and Donna’s efficient, client-focused approach gives employers confidence and peace of mind. When workplace disasters strike, time is of the essence. Available 24/7, Donna is skilled at crisis management and emergency response to help clients navigate the impending consequences. With former PR experience, she can also facilitate communication with the press and drafting releases for publication.
Donna’s practice covers all aspects of litigation, including pretrial discovery and motions, trials and post-trial appeals. She’s achieved much success defending clients against whistle-blower complaints and contesting safety citations. She’s also a volunteer for the Colorado Lawyers Committee, working with the Hate Crimes Education Task Force to bring conversations to local schools through the use of mock trials.