Chambers USA Guide (Chambers), a preeminent legal ranking and resource guide has named Parsons Behle & Latimer (Parsons) among the top law firms in Utah in its 2021 issue. Parsons received Chambers’ highest ranking (band one) in the practice areas of Environment, Natural Resources Regulated Industries as well as Commercial Litigation. Parsons also ranked in the Real Estate; Labor and Employment; Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions; and Intellectual Property practice areas. Parsons’ Boise office ranked in the Real Estate practice area, and Parsons’ Reno office as band one in the Environment practice area.
Firm-wide, 28 attorneys were recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA Guide, including 23 located in the firm’s Salt Lake City office. They are: Richard J. Angell, Barbara Bagnasacco, J. Michael Bailey, Julianne P. Blanch, Jim B. Butler, Erik A. Christiansen, Raymond J. Etcheverry, Shawn C. Ferrin, George M. Flint, W. Mark Gavre, Stephen J. Hull, Christina M. Jepson, Lisa A. Kirschner, Michael L. Larsen, John R. Lund, Michael J. Malmquist, Kerry L. Owens, Hal J. Pos, Brian P. Rosander, Michael J. Tomko, Juliette P. White, Francis M. Wikstrom and Michael A. Zody. Attorneys recognized in Parsons’ Boise office are: Robert B. Burns, David S. Jensen, Norman M. Semanko and J. Kevin West. In Parsons’ Reno office, Chambers recognized attorney Jim B. Butler.
Parsons President Cory D. Sinclair says, “We commend this talented group of attorneys as well as all attorneys in our recognized practice groups. Parsons Behle & Latimer is comprised of some of the most talented attorneys in the country, and we appreciate the knowledge and skill they bring to every interaction with our clients.
Chambers and Partners, the publishers of Chambers USA Guide, conduct thousands of in-depth client interviews to assess the reputations and expertise of business lawyers to determine rankings. Chambers rankings are one of the most highly regarded reference sources by general legal counsel and other purchasers of legal services.