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An Experienced Utah Law Firm

Legal expertise is an important feature when selecting a law firm, but how well the knowledge is applied and delivered is where the real value lies. 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.

A DISTINGUISHED CORPORATE LAW FIRM

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.

Utah's Trusted Corporate Law Firm

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.

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Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is delighted to announce they have been ranked both Regionally and Nationally by U.S. News – Best Lawyers© in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list. Regionally for the Salt Lake Metropolitan Area they were ranked in 31 Tier 1 practice areas. Nationally they were ranked in 1 Tier 3 practice area. According to the publication, “Firms included in the list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless announces that 32 lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020.  “We are honored that so many of our lawyers have once again been recognized by their peers as some of the finest lawyers in our legal community,” said Robert McConnell, President of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless. “Our congratulations and thanks are extended to each of the Parr Brown attorneys who have earned this recognition through their consistent efforts, professionalism, and dedication to our valued clients.” The following Parr Brown attorneys were recognized and represent 39

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is proud to announce that Patricia W. Christensen has been recognized with a ‘Lifetime Service Award’ at the Utah State Bar’s Summer Convention. After more than four decades as a litigation partner with Parr Brown Gee & Loveless, Patricia Christensen is excited to be serving Of Counsel to the firm, and transitioning from the full-time practice of law to full-time community volunteer and public policy wonk, working with the Utah Citizens’ Counsel to help identify, analyze and articulate the challenges facing our state and its people, and collaborating with community leaders to craft solutions for

Rita M. Cornish was nominated and elected as Secretary of The Salt Lake County Bar Association at their annual Spring Dinner Dance and Election of Officers held on Friday, May 31, 2019. Ms. Cornish practices in Parr Brown’s commercial litigation group with a focus on construction and real estate litigation and corporate governance disputes. She received her J.D. from the University of Utah with Highest Honors, Order of the Coif. Ms. Cornish also holds a PH.D. In Chemistry from the University of Utah. The Salt Lake County Bar is open to all attorneys practicing in Salt Lake County. The mission

Thirty-one corporate attorneys from Parr Brown Gee & Loveless have been named to the 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. Each year the top five percent of Utah lawyers are designated by the Super Lawyers team to receive this recognition. The Rising Stars designation honors leading Utah attorneys who are 40 years or younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less.     “Top 100 Women Lawyers” –           Heidi Leithead-Villa “Top 100 Lawyers” –           Jonathan O. Hafen         Stephen E. W. Hale     

Twelve attorneys recognized as leaders in their field. Parr Brown Gee & Loveless and several of its attorneys have been ranked in the top tiers of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  Rankings are based on interviews with clients (commercial users of legal services) and weighted on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.  Parr Brown and its attorneys are proud to be recognized in the following areas: Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions (Seth R. King) Real Estate Law (David E. Gee, Robert A. McConnell, and

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that Robert A. McConnell has been selected as president of the firm.  “There is something altruistic in every lawyer’s initial decision to practice law—we want to advance social causes or protect the rights of the under-represented members of our society.  Parr Brown’s unique governance and compensation structure represents a deliberate effort to preserve those core motivations in the context of a large commercial enterprise serving a wide variety of clients with complex legal needs.  Our approach is necessarily client focused, collaborative, and efficient, but it is also individualized and personal.  I

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that James S. Wright joined the firm as a shareholder in the real estate, land use and zoning, eminent domain, and construction law sections. Mr. Wright earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2005, and he received a B.A. degree, cum laude, from Brigham Young University in 2002. Immediately prior to joining Parr Brown, Mr. Wright practiced with the Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman. He has extensive experience in mediating eminent domain and unconstitutional takings claims. Mr. Wright also is well versed in advising private property owners and governments

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Parr Brown is a founding member of Meritas Law Firms Worldwide – an integrated alliance of more than 170 independent law firms across 60 countries. As the exclusive member firm in Utah, Parr Brown serves as the gateway to a worldwide legal network, offering clients the bottom-line benefit of coordinating their legal needs around the country, or the world, at incredibly competitive rates.

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Parr Brown is consistently recognized by peers and clients as a leading Utah law firm for our sophisticated legal work. If you think we can assist you, or would like to discuss your situation, we’d love to hear from you. Call or email for an appointment today.