June 2024

Congratulations to Jonathan Hafen, Cheylynn Hayman, Doug Waddoups, Lamont Richardson, and Michael Anderson! These Parr Brown shareholders were among the group of 100 attorneys selected as 2024 Legal Elite by Utah Business magazine’s panel of judges, in their respective categories. Jonathan Hafen was recognized for Commercial Litigation as a “great trial lawyer, a great representative of how lawyers should support those around them, and an active, energetic community leader.” Cheylynn Hayman was recognized for Employment Law, and research respondents commented on the “quality of her advice and expertise” as well as her capacity to build personal rapport with her clients.

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless welcomes Michael A. Stevens to the Firm! Michael has joined Parr Brown as an Associate, as a member of our Commercial Litigation practice. His expertise includes product liability, employment, torts, contract disputes and personal injury and wrongful death. He received his J.D. from the Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School and was both a Senior Editor of the BYU Law Review as well as a Board Member of the BYU Trial Advocacy Team. Michael was an associate at a major Salt Lake City-based firm prior to joining Parr Brown, where he practiced in

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless announced today that seventeen of its attorneys, and four of its practice groups, have been recognized in Chambers USA Guide 2024 in Utah. Ranked Band 1 in the Litigation: General Commercial category is Parr Brown’s Commercial Litigation group. The practice was described as a “one of the top firms in Salt Lake City” and the team’s attorneys lauded as “top-notch, excellent and a pleasure to work with.” 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

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that Laura G. Kennedy was honored at the Utah Business “30 Women to Watch” luncheon held on May 30, 2024. This event celebrates women in Utah who are accomplishing truly amazing things in their respective fields, including state senators, CEOs, entrepreneurs, authors, arrivistes, and role models in the community. Laura became President of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless on April 1, 2024. She is a Shareholder and trial lawyer specializing in commercial disputes and insurance coverage, often representing sophisticated clients involved in disputes with their insurance companies. She has become known for