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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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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

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that Dane R. Johansen joined the firm as a shareholder in the Business and Finance sections. Mr. Johansen received his Juris Doctorate degree from Brigham Young’s J. Reuben Clark Law School, his LL.M. degree in Chinese Law from Peking University and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese (business minor) from Brigham Young University. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Johansen worked for leading U.S. and British law firms (inter alia, Paul Hastings and Allen & Overy) in Hong Kong. Mr. Johansen also seconded with the asset management division of a

Utah Business magazine has named 33 of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless attorneys as Utah’s Legal Elite for 2019. The list of Utah’s Legal Elite is compiled from surveys completed by thousands of Utah State Bar members who are asked to identify attorneys they deem the best in Utah and whose legal services they would recommend to others. To contact a recognized attorney, click on any of the names listed below. The following are the Parr Brown attorneys included in Utah’s Legal Elite for 2019, listed by practice area:   Bankruptcy/Workout – Joseph M. Covey. Commercial Litigation – Robert Clark,

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that David P. Mooers-Putzer has joined the firm as an Associate in the Litigation Section. Mr. Mooers-Putzer received his B.A. in History from Stanford University, in 2009.  In 2013 he earned his J.D. from the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he was the articles editor, and staff member of the Utah Law Review. David worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Carolyn B. McHugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, as well as for the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP. “We

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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, email, or stop by our offices today.