SALT LAKE CITY — June 1, 2023  Chambers USA Guide (Chambers), a preeminent legal ranking and resource guide has named Parsons Behle & Latimer (Parsons) among the top law firms in Utah, Idaho and Nevada in its 2023 USA Guide. Parsons received Chambers’ highest ranking (band one) in the practice areas of Environment, Natural Resources in Utah and Nevada as well as band one in Labor & Employment; and Litigation: General Commercial in Utah. Parsons also ranked in the Real Estate; Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions; Natural Resources & Environment; and Intellectual Property practice areas in Utah and Idaho.

Firm-wide, 27 attorneys were recognized in Chambers USA Guide 2023, including those 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, Shawn C. Ferrin, George M. Flint, Christina M. Jepson, Lisa A. Kirschner, Kyle V. Leishman, Michael J. Malmquist, Michael Patrick O’Brien, Kerry L. Owens, Brian P. Rosander, Jacob A. Santini, Jason Steiert, Nathan D. Thomas, Mark D. Tolman, 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 congratulate this outstanding group of attorneys. Parsons Behle & Latimer is home to many of the most talented and experienced attorneys in the country. We value the skill and outstanding legal service levels these honored attorneys bring to 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.