Michael W. Young

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Michael W.Young
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6963

Michael Young focuses his practice at Parsons Behle & Latimer on litigation. He has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation matters including cases in the areas of product liability, intellectual property, construction, personal injury, bankruptcy, and environmental law.

Prior to joining Parsons Behle & Latimer, Mr. Young worked for the Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia & Herzegovina: War Crimes Department prosecuting war crimes and crimes against humanity related to the Bosnian War and Genocide. Mr. Young has also worked as a policy advocate at the Brennan Center for Justice in New York City. His unique legal background enables him to provide clients with novel and creative representation.


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New York University School of Law (J.D., 2008)

University of Utah (B.A. in Philosophy)

University of Utah (B.A. in Political Science)


Listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2015 - present)

Listed as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in Utah Business Magazine (2014)

Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell



American Bar Association Litigation Section
Trial Evidence Committee

Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake
Board of Directors

ABA Mining and Mineral Extraction Committee
Vice Co-Chair, Year in Review




U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah


New York University School of Law