Lathrop & Rutledge, P.C., is the successor to Lathrop & Lathrop, which was established in 1958 as a partnership between Carl Lathrop and his father. J. Kent Rutledge joined the firm in 1974 and over the years Lathrop & Rutledge has evolved into a small but sophisticated firm of attorneys who are dedicated to providing excellent representation to their clients. Lathrop & Rutledge has substantial experience in a wide variety of practice areas with a special emphasis on litigation throughout the state of Wyoming. The firm is engaged in the general civil practice of law, with approximately 85% of our practice devoted to litigation in all State and Federal Courts in Wyoming.
The firm represents professionals, insurance companies, corporations, and other businesses in the areas of products liability, professional liability, personal injury, insurance, employment, commercial litigation, and general civil litigation. Additionally, Lathrop & Rutledge, P.C., frequently serves as lead, as well as local counsel to out of state clients for Wyoming legal matters. The firm has the combined experience of over 100 years handling complex litigation.
Members of the firm have represented clients in matters involving insurance coverage disputes and bad faith claims; professional negligence and/or licensing claims against physicians, hospitals, chiropractors, architects, engineers and attorneys; personal injury claims including oil field accidents, automobile and truck accidents, recreation accidents, construction accidents, premises liability, toxic tort claims; wrongful termination, discrimination and other employment claims. Members of the firm also have substantial experience in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. The firm can also provide clients with comprehensive business planning and estate planning services.
The firm is listed in numerous legal directories, including Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Chambers USA America's Leading Business Attorneys, and Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys.