Darren Neilson

Darren Neilson
Of Counsel
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6950

Mr. Neilson is a member of the firm’s corporate restructuring and Chapter 11 bankruptcy team and focuses his practice on distressed businesses. He has substantial experience representing debtors, unsecured creditors, secured creditors, trustees and creditors' committees in Chapter 11 reorganization cases; Chapter 7 cases; general assignments for the benefits of creditors; and other forms of voluntary and involuntary workouts. He frequently engages in complex commercial litigation in United States Bankruptcy Courts and other forums across the country to achieve client goals. He has restructured businesses in a variety of industries including, retail, manufacturing, tech, commercial and residential real estate and healthcare. He represents debtors, creditors and other parties in interest, including executives and officers. Mr. Neilson offices in St. George, Utah and represents Parsons Behle & Latimer in its initial expansion into southern Utah. 

Mr. Neilson is a litigator at heart and is at his best when helping clients navigate the complex and foreign landscape of litigation. Mr. Neilson has vast experience in litigation in both state and federal courts. His practice has focused on all aspects of corporate law, bankruptcy, workouts and civil litigation. 

Prior to joining Parsons Behle and Latimer, Mr. Neilson was an attorney at the bankruptcy boutique firm of Brutzkus Gubner in Los Angeles and Kirton McConkie in Salt Lake City. Immediately prior to joining Parsons Behle and Latimer, Mr. Neilson was a solo practitioner at the Neilson Law Group.  

Mr. Neilson earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Brigham Young University and a J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Mr. Neilson also has a master’s degree in Dispute Resolution from the Pepperdine School of Law.   

Mr. Neilson is also a small business owner and is the proud owner of an Orangetheory Fitness facility in St. George.

Mr. Neilson is an avid golfer. He and his brother have almost reached their goal of golfing every golf course in the state of Utah. 

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Pepperdine University (Master’s degree in Dispute Resolution)

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (Juris Doctorate degree)

Brigham Young University (Bachelor’s degree in History)


American Bankruptcy Institute




Loyola Law School, Los Angeles