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Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Parsons Behle & Latimer Lawyers in 2017 Edition
August 15, 2016


Best Lawyers in America recognizes 53 Parsons Behle & Latimer lawyers in its 2017 edition, including attorneys in the firm’s Salt Lake City, Boise and Reno offices.

Additionally, five of the firm’s lawyers are named 2017 "Lawyers of the Year."  They are: 

W. Mark Gavre – Labor Law, Management (Salt Lake City)
John R. Lund – Product Liability Litigation (Salt Lake City)
Michael J. Malmquist – Mining Law (Salt Lake City)
Lawrence E. Stevens – Administrative/Regulatory Law (Salt Lake City)
J. Kevin West – Health Care Law (Boise)

The following lawyers are listed in Best Lawyers in America 2017 edition:
 
Richard Angell (Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental)

Vicki Baldwin (Litigation - Environmental)

Lawrence Barusch (Tax Law, Trusts and Estates)

Thomas Beckett (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy)

David Bennion (Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation)

David Bird (Government Relations Practice)

Juli Blanch (Insurance Law)

Robert Burns (Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law)

Jim Butler (Mining Law)

Lynn Cardey-Yates (Energy Law, Natural Resources Law

Erik Christiansen (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Securities)

Wendy Crowther (Water Law)

Ross de Lipkau (Environmental Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Water Law)

Gary Doctorman (Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Bankruptcy)

Randy Dryer (Litigation - First Amendment)

Raymond Etcheverry (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation

William Evans (Copyright Law)

Shawn Ferrin (Real Estate Law)

Lindsay Ford (Environmental Law)

Mark Gavre (Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management)

Tammy Georgelas (Collaborative Law: Civil)

Rew Goodenow (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy)

Randy Grimshaw (Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Tax Law

David Hall (Commercial Litigation)

Stephen Hull (Energy Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law)

Dallin Jensen (Energy Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Water Law)

Christina Jepson (Employment Law - Management

Kristine Johnson (Litigation - Patent)

Lee Kapaloski (Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Water Law)

Michael Kealy (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation - Real Estate, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs)

Lisa Kirschner (Environmental Law, Water Law)

Michael Larsen (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets Law)

James Lee (Corporate Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Water Law)

Mark Lehman (Securities/Capital Markets Law)

John Lund (Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants)

Michael Malmquist (Energy Law, Environmental Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law)

David Mangum (Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent)

Geoffrey Mangum (Corporate Law)

Margaret McGann (Litigation - Intellectual Property)

Michael Petrogeorge (Commercial Litigation)

Hal Pos (Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental)

Robert Reeder (Administrative/Regulatory Law, Energy Law)

Kevin Speirs (Copyright Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law)

Lawrence Stevens (Administrative/Regulatory Law, Commercial Litigation)

Charles Thronson (Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs)

Michael Tomko (Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental)

Paul Veasy (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance)

Katherine Venti (Product Liability Litigation - Defendants)

Chris Wangsgard (Employment Law - Management)

Kevin West (Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Litigation - Labor & Employment)

Juliette White (Commercial Litigation)

Francis Wikstrom (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent)

Michael Zody (Employment Law - Management, Environmental Law, Labor Law - Management)

For more than 20 years, Best Lawyers has been regarded by both the legal profession and the public as a preeminent referral guide to legal excellence in the U.S.  The new 2017 Best Lawyers in America list is based on a rigorous national survey involving more than 5 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.