Alex B. Leeman

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Alex B.Leeman
Shareholder
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6775

Alex B. Leeman is a shareholder in the firm’s Litigation, Trials & Appeals department.

General Business Litigation and Employment Law:

Much of Mr. Leeman’s practice involves general business litigation for individuals and Utah businesses of all sizes. He has experience with a range of employment matters, including challenging and defending employment non-compete agreements and claims involving misappropriation of trade secrets as well as defending against wrongful termination and discrimination claims. Mr. Leeman has also litigated the break-up of business entities and has assisted clients with leases (including evictions), service contracts, trademarks, construction defects and real estate disputes.

Land Use:

Mr. Leeman has assisted property developers and other landowners with an array of land use issues, including development agreements and applications, conditional use permits and zoning issues. Having served on a municipal planning commission and city council, Mr. Leeman has insight into the concerns of governmental officials and elected representatives and is able to assist clients with navigating the municipal approval process. Mr. Leeman has also been involved in eminent domain litigation on behalf of both the landowner and the condemning authority.

Professionals:

Mr. Leeman has represented Utah attorneys in disciplinary matters before the Utah State Bar and Utah Supreme Court and has defended attorneys and law firms against malpractice and FDCPA claims. Mr. Leeman has also defended other professionals with malpractice and administrative disciplinary matters.

Financial Institutions and Collections:

Mr. Leeman has significant experience representing creditors’ interests in complex civil litigation and recovery of high-value and secured special assets. His expertise includes foreclosure and repossession of collateral, collecting deficiency claims and defending creditors and collectors from counterclaims.

Mr. Leeman began his legal career as an attorney at Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy, where he practiced from 2009 to 2015. From 2016 to 2019 he was a shareholder at Prince, Yeates & Geldzahler before moving his practice to Parsons Behle & Latimer.

During law school, Mr. Leeman was an extern to Hon. Sarah Evans Barker, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and a judicial clerk to Hon. Marc R. Kellams, Monroe County Indiana Circuit Court, Division II.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Leeman was the business and operations manager of the entertainment division at Lagoon Amusement Park for four years.

Practice Areas

Accomplishments

Academic

Indiana University Maurer School of Law (J.D. degree, cum laude, 2009)

Indiana Law Journal – Managing Editor. Published in Vol. 84

Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition – Quarterfinalist, Oral Advocacy Honors

Brigham Young University (Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, 2002)

The Daily Universe & NewsNet – Staff Reporter, 2001

Vocal Point – Member, 2000-2002


Professional

AV PREEMINENT Rating
Martindale-Hubbell

2018, 2019 Utah Legal Elite: Civil Litigation
Utah Business Magazine 

2013 - 2019 Rising Star in Business Litigation
Super Lawyers Magazine, Mountain States Division 

2016, 2017 Utah Legal Elite: Up and Coming
Utah Business Magazine 


Associations

Professional

American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility

J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Utah State Bar, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee – Chair, 2013-2019


Community

Farmington City Council – Councilman, 2018-present

Farmington City Planning Commission – Commissioner, 2015-2018

Utah First Credit Union, Board Member, 2019-present

Utah First Credit Union, Supervisory Committee – Member, 2013-2018


Licensed/Admitted

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

Education

Indiana University, Maurer School of Law