Woods Aitken is proud to announce that Laura J. DePetro and Patrick T. Vint have been elected partners in the Firm. The election was effective January 1, 2021.
“We are delighted to enter the Firm’s 100th year with Laura and Patrick as partners,” said Kory George, a managing partner at Woods Aitken. “They are outstanding lawyers in their respective practice areas and share our deep commitment to client service. We couldn’t be prouder of their accomplishments and can’t wait to see what the future holds.”
DePetro works in the Firm’s Denver office and focuses her practice on commercial litigation and construction law. She represents all types of construction companies on public and private jobs, whether it is a contract dispute, design deficiency, negligence claim, or complex delay and schedule issues. Prior to joining Woods Aitken in 2015, DePetro was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Gary A. Fenner, a senior federal district court judge for the Western District of Missouri. DePetro received her J.D. from Creighton University School of Law, where she graduated summa cum laude, and her B.A. from Augustana University, where she graduated summa cum laude. She is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts of Colorado as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Vint works in the Firm’s Omaha office and focuses his practice on commercial litigation and construction law. He represents design professionals, contractors and subcontractors in construction-related claims, and business owners in contract and labor disputes. He also advises clients on how to manage risk and prevent future litigation. Vint received his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law and his B.B.A. from the University of Iowa. He is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts of Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Celebrating its 100th year, Woods Aitken has focused its practice of law on achieving long-term client success on local, regional, and national levels. The Firm has offices in Denver, Lincoln, Omaha, and Washington, D.C.