September 2018

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

Utah Court of Appeals issued its long-awaited decision in an appeal of one of the largest eminent domain judgments in Utah history, UDOT v. LEJ Investments, LLC et al, 2018 UT App 213.  http://www.utcourts.gov/opinions/view.html?court=appopin&opinion=UDOT v. LEJ Investments20181108_20160648_213.pdf  The 14 page unanimous decision, authored by Judge David N. Mortensen, affirmed a June 2016 judgment entered by Third District Court Judge Todd Shaughnessy against the Utah Department of Transportation and in favor of LEJ Investments, LLC in the amount of $15,014,933. The landowner, LEJ Investments, LLC, owned over 350 acres of property located between 7800-7000 South and 6000-6400 West in West Jordan

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is delighted to announce they have been received 38 Tier 1 Regional rankings by U.S. News – Best Lawyers© in the recently released 2019 “Best Law Firms” list. 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 same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity. “We are honored to be recognized as a

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that six new Associates have joined the firm. Paul Barrus is a member of the firm’s business and finance group. Prior to joining Parr Brown, Paul practiced law as an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in Palo Alto, California. Prior to earning his J.D., Mr. Barrus was a judicial extern for the Honorable Clark Waddoups of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah. Nick Jones member of the Real Estate Law group and practices in the areas of commercial leasing and real estate development, acquisitions and financing.