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The law firm of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that  Jonathan O. Hafen, has been selected as president of the firm.  “The attorneys at Parr Brown care deeply about providing high-quality, efficient service to our clients. The firm’s unique compensation and governance structure attracts top-quality legal talent and creates a culture of teamwork focusing on meeting our clients’ legal needs. It is truly an honor to be part of such an outstanding group of lawyers and people,” Hafen said. Jonathan Hafen is a trial lawyer with extensive experience representing businesses and individuals in complex commercial cases,

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless announces that 35 of its lawyers have been named to Utah’s Legal Elite for 2018.  Utah Business magazine, which publishes 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. Following are the Parr Brown attorneys included in Utah’s Legal Elite for 2018, listed by practice area: Civil Litigation –Robert Clark, Jonathan Hafen, Michael Hoppe, Jeffrey Hunt, Justin Matkin, David Reymann, Ronald Russell, Terry Welch. Construction

We are pleased to announce the 25th anniversary of the Utah Freedom of Information Hotline – a firm-sponsored pro bono service that provides free legal assistance to Utah journalists and members of the public seeking access to government records, meetings, and judicial proceedings. Parr Brown President Jeff Hunt, who founded the FOI Hotline in 1992, said the goal was to help journalists and members of the public exercise their rights under the First Amendment and Utah’s “sunshine laws” to obtain information about the workings of government and to hold public officials accountable. “Access to government information and proceedings is critical

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless announced that 34 lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018.  Six of these lawyers were recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in their specific practice area in Utah. The following Parr Brown attorneys were recognized and represent 47 of the firm’s service areas: James L. Ahlstrom: Commercial Litigation Bryan T. Allen: Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, Venture Capital Law Michael D. Black: Tax Law Steven J. Christiansen: Environmental Law Robert S. Clark: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Trade Secrets