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Parr Brown has been deeply involved with an urban real estate redevelopment project for the major metropolitan Salt Lake area.  It involves the redevelopment of a site in South Salt Lake that will become an urban hub for the City of South Salt Lake. This has involved an effort on the part of both real estate and environmental lawyers at Parr Brown.  For more details, please see the articles listed below. South Salt Lake Breaks Ground on First Phase of ‘Downtown’ Master Plan South Salt Lake hopes new downtown will change attitudes How will Redevelopment Plan Improve South Salt Lake?

New Associates Join Parr Brown Team. Three new Associates have joined the firm. Jordan E. Toone is a member of Parr Brown’s Business and Finance Groups. Licensed in both New York and Utah, Mr. Toone focuses his practice on M&A/corporate, finance and international matters. Prior to joining Parr Brown, Mr. Toone practiced law as an associate at an international law firm in New York City. Before attending law school, Jordan worked as an embedded civilian social scientist with the U.S. Army’s 1st Armored Division in Iraq. Derek S. Parry is a member of the firm’s business and finance group, with

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless announced that 33 lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017.  “We are honored as a firm to receive this level of acknowledgment by our peers,” said Terry Welch, president of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless.  “We congratulate the Parr Brown attorneys who earned their place on the list every day through hard work, creativity and dedication to meeting our clients’ needs.”  The following Parr Brown attorneys were recognized and represent 45 of the firm’s service areas: James L. Ahlstrom: Commercial Litigation Bryan T. Allen: Private Funds

In one of the largest eminent domain judgments in Utah history,  Third District Court Judge Todd Shaughnessy ordered the Utah Department of Transportation to pay a West Jordan City landowner $13.09 million for taking 63 acres of land and damaging the property’s value as part of UDOT’s Mountain View Corridor project.  With interest from 2011, when UDOT sued to condemn the land, the total judgment entered by the Court totals $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 City.  After LEJ declined to accept UDOT’s offer,