David R. Hall

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David R.Hall
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6612

David R. Hall is a shareholder in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Litigation practice group and chair of the firm's Mortgage Law Section. He previously served as co-chair of the firm's Business and Commercial Litigation practice group. He maintains a general litigation practice in Utah and Nevada. Mr. Hall has represented Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and individuals before state courts, federal courts, and in arbitrations. He has significant experience assisting clients with banking and financial services litigation, commercial contract disputes, real property disputes and personal injury claims.

Mr. Hall graduated from the University of Utah College of Law, where he was a William H. Leary Scholar and executive editor of the Journal of Land, Resources, & Environmental Law. He was selected to be a member of the law school's national moot court team that won the regional moot court competition. Before attending law school, Mr. Hall worked as a paralegal in the legal department of one of the largest private employers in the state of Utah.

Prior to joining Parsons Behle & Latimer, Mr. Hall was a law clerk in the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Utah and spent two summers in San Francisco, California clerking for a civil litigation firm. In 2004, he took a one-year leave of absence from the firm to serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Dale A. Kimball of the United States District Court, District of Utah. Mr. Hall is the past chair of the firm's recruiting committee.


Practice Areas



University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D., 2001)

University of Utah (B.S., 1997)


Selected to Super Lawyers, Mountain States Rising Stars, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012

Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation

Listed in Utah's Legal Elite, Utah Business magazine, January 2007 and 2009

Distinguished Service Award, Utah State Bar (2007)



Third District Judicial Nominating Commission
(2011 - 2015)

Governor's Commission on Strengthening Utah's Democracy
Chief counsel on lobbying law

Utah State Bar, Young Lawyers Division
(2006 - 2007)
Executive Council
(2003 to 2008)

Utah State Bar Commission
Ex Officio
(2006 - 2007)

Tuesday Night Bar (Pro Bono Legal Services)
Past chair

American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
(summer 2004, winter 2005, winter 2008)

Utah's Health: An Annual Review, Governor Scott M. Matheson Center for Health Care Studies
Articles Editor
(1996 - 1997)


Ute Varsity Club
Charter Member


U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. Dist. Court, Northern Dist. of Florida


University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law