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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