Bentley J. Tolk

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LANGUAGES
  • French
EDUCATION
  • 1993, J.D., University of Chicago, University of Chicago Law Review

  • 1990, A.B., magna cum laude, Harvard University

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • 1993Utah

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • American Bar Association

  • DRI, DRI Employment and Labor Law Committee, DRI Life, Health and Disability Committee

  • Utah State Bar

Bentley J. Tolk

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Direct: 801.257.7947
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Bentley J. Tolk is a member of the firm’s Employment Law Group and Litigation Group, with an emphasis in the areas of ERISA litigation, employment counseling, employment litigation, intellectual property litigation, and general commercial litigation. Mr. Tolk provides counseling and litigation services for businesses and human resource professionals in the areas of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour compliance, disability accommodation, family and parental leave, disciplinary action, downsizing, employment policies, compliance with federal and state statutes (including OSHA) and regulations, employee handbooks, investigations, and training. Mr. Tolk has represented employers, third-party administrators, and insurance companies in a wide variety of ERISA and employee benefits disputes. He has also represented national and local employers in numerous employment-related lawsuits and disputes. In addition, Mr. Tolk has represented both national and local companies in connection with disputes relating to trademarks, intellectual property, and/or patents. He has broad-ranging experience in other areas of litigation.

Mr. Tolk established and hosts the ERISA Litigation Podcast.  He is or has been a presenter with such organizations as the Utah State Bar, ALI-ABA, the Salt Lake Society of Human Resource Managers, and The Employers Council.

Mr. Tolk has been awarded an AV rating – the highest awarded by Martindale-Hubbell.  He has been continuously listed in Utah Business magazine as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in labor and employment, as well as Best Lawyers in America 2012-2019 editions.  Mr. Tolk has also been recognized in 2014-2017 by Mountain States Super Lawyers.

Publications & Speaking Engagements:
  • New Rules Impacting Telephone Consumer Protection Act in Effect
    October 2013
  • 2009
  • 2007
  • January 2007
  • February 2007
  • Dec 22, 2006
  • Sept 2006
  • June 1, 2006
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Publications & Speaking Engagements:
  • New Rules Impacting Telephone Consumer Protection Act in Effect
    October 2013
  • 2009
  • 2007
  • January 2007
  • February 2007
  • Dec 22, 2006
  • Sept 2006
  • June 1, 2006

Distinctions

Parr Brown is consistently recognized by peers and clients for its sophisticated legal work.