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Legal expertise is an important feature when selecting a Salt Lake City law firm, but the real value lies in how well your legal counsel can apply and deliver this knowledge. Whether your legal issues arise from an internal shift in strategy, imminent litigation, or current economic conditions, our attorneys possess the ability to deliver results. The business attorneys at Parr Brown apply legal expertise to your critical business concerns. Working closely with clients, we create rock-solid corporate and litigation solutions, based on years of legal and industry experience.

While we are happy to assist our clients with any issue, our primary focus lies in corporate, commercial, and business legal matters. Our business attorneys focus on all corporate legal issues, from consultation to litigation. Some of Parr Brown’s legal services include bankruptcy and finance, mergers and acquisitions and tax, commercial litigation, construction law, environmental law, and many more. We are home to a renowned group of business attorneys who have proven experience in a diverse field of business law practices, making us one of the most trusted corporate law firms in Salt Lake City.

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Numerous Parr Brown business attorneys have significant education, graduating at the top of their classes with high honors. Many of those attorneys took that knowledge and went on to being judicial law clerks in state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. All of this, so that we can assist you with the passion and dedication required to produce results. Click below to view some of the successful outcomes of past cases.

Parr Brown News & Events

Parr Brown’s Real Estate Development team acted as Utah development legal counsel for Extell Development Company in the recently announced expansion of Deer Valley Resort. Extell’s strategic alliance with Alterra Mountain Company will add 3,700 acres of terrain to the resort, doubling current skiable territory across 10 mountains and eventually adding 16 new lifts and a new 10 passenger gondola. This new terrain will be immediately accessible to a newly constructed mountain village, which will be simultaneously developed by Extell as a part of the larger resort area and provide a wide variety of new housing and resort lodging opportunities. Attorneys Roger Henriksen, Robert McConnell, Matthew Jensen and Nicholas

– 10 Attorneys First-Time Honorees – – 13 Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch ® – – 7 Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” – Parr Brown Gee & Loveless announced today that 51 of its attorneys, and four of its practice groups, have been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers in America ®. Of those 51, ten attorneys were first-time honorees. Parr Brown congratulates the following attorneys (first-time honorees are marked with an *): James L. Ahlstrom – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, and Litigation – Real Estate

The Salt Lake Tribune profiles the Mayflower Ski Resort, developed by Parr Brown client EX Utah Development (Extell), and its conservation preservation of 3,100-acres of land situated between Bonanza Flats and Wasatch Mountain State Park. Plans include a network of more than 50 miles of trail, as well as pockets of territory dedicated to protecting ecosystems and wildlife. Shareholders Roger Henriksen and Robert McConnell are lead development counsel for Extell. Read the article here.

June 21, 2023 – Parr Brown is pleased to announce that several of its attorneys and practice groups have been named as Utah’s 2023 Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine, in partnership with Chambers and Partners. The Firm’s 2023 Utah Legal Elite honorees include: Commercial Litigation – Band 1 Jonathan Hafen Robert Clark Jeffrey Hunt Stephen Hale Real Estate – Band 1 David Gee Robert McConnell Lamont Richardson Corporate/M&A – Band 2 Seth King Doug Waddoups Michael Shefer Natural Resources & Environment – Band 2 Steven Christiansen Martin Banks Daniel Jensen Matthew Jensen Kassidy Wallin Labor & Employment Cheylynn Heyman

June 8, 2023, Salt Lake City, UT – Parr Brown Gee & Loveless announced today that seventeen of its attorneys, and four of its practice groups, have been recognized in Chambers USA Guide 2023 in Utah. Ranked Band 1 in the Litigation: General Commercial-Utah category is Parr Brown’s Commercial Litigation group, which was noted as a “seasoned and respected litigation department.”  Ranked Parr Brown shareholders for this category include Jonathan Hafen, Robert Clark, Jeffrey Hunt, and Stephen Hale. The Firm’s Real Estate practice was also ranked Band 1 in the Real Estate-Utah category.  The team was described as “a highly

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that four of its attorneys, Abbey Farnsworth, Adam Farnsworth, Chaunceton Bird, and W. Ash McMurray, have been promoted to shareholders. Abbey Farnsworth is a member of the firm’s Tax, Probate, Estates and Trusts, and Business and Finance groups. Her practice focuses on domestic estate planning, administration, and charitable gift planning. She also has extensive experience in international income and transfer tax planning. She received her B.A. from the University of Michigan, her J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law, and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that Skyler M. Tanner was honored at the Utah Business “Forty Under 40” event held on February 23, 2023. This highly selective annual recognition program honors forty young business and professional leaders who stand out in their fields. Mr. Tanner is a Shareholder and a member of the Firm’s Business and Finance, Real Estate, and Bankruptcy, Workouts and Creditors’ Rights groups. His client-centric approach to real estate and finance projects, as well as his forward-thinking creative problem solving in matters involving bankruptcy and workouts, are among the features of his law

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that Robert Wing, Tom Melton, and Joni Ostler have joined the firm, and, in connection with these hires, Parr Brown has formed a Receivership Practice Group. “We are thrilled to add Joni, Tom and Robert to our firm and to formalize our Receivership Practice Group. These actions will greatly enhance what already are deep and capable receivership, securities, and commercial litigation practice areas,” said D. Craig Parry, firm President. “No Utah firm, and few firms nationally, have the expertise and experience of Parr Brown in the receivership area.” “With these hires,

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Parr Brown’s sophisticated legal work makes them consistently recognized (by clients and peers alike) as a leading law firm in Salt Lake City. If you think we can assist you, or would like to discuss your situation in detail, we’d love to hear from you. Call or email for an appointment today!