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The law firm of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that thirty attorneys have been selected for inclusion in 2011 Mountain States Super Lawyers.  Seven attorneys were listed in the “Top 75” – a listing of lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Mountain States Super Lawyers 2011 nomination, research and blue-ribbon review process. The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Service.  Each year, the research team undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates

In ERISA Litigation episode 005, Bentley Tolk (Parr Brown Gee & Loveless, Salt Lake City, UT) examines the U.S. Supreme Court’s April 21, 2010 Conkright v. Frommert decision.  The Conkright decision is significant for its clarification of the standard of review under ERISA when a plan administrator makes an “honest” mistake in interpreting the plan.  According to the Supreme Court, one “honest” mistake in interpreting a plan is not enough to strip a plan administrator of deference for subsequent related interpretations of the plan.

The Utah law firm of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that David C. Reymann was honored at the Utah Business “Forty Under 40” event held on February 25th.  This highly selective annual recognition program honors forty young business and professional leaders who stand out in their fields. David’s philosophy for his law practice is to be a problem solver for his clients, rather than simply escalating a fight that leads to costly and unproductive litigation.  He takes pride in helping his clients find solutions so everyone can move on to happier things. David Reyman is a commercial litigation attorney with particular emphasis on First

In IRS Announcement 2010-9, issued on January 26, 2010, the IRS announced that it intends to begin requiring corporations and other designated business taxpayers with total assets in excess of $10 million to disclose and explain on their federal income tax returns any “uncertain tax positions” they have taken on those returns. Specifically, the IRS intends to require covered business taxpayers to file a schedule with their returns providing information about any uncertain tax positions for which they have booked a financial statement reserve under FASB Interpretation No. 48 (“Fin 48”) or other applicable accounting standards.  The proposed disclosure requirement