Parsons Behle & Latimer (Parsons) is off to a dynamic start in 2022 with the addition of four attorneys to the firm who will enhance the strength of Parsons’ nationally-recognized litigation team. Additionally, Parsons is particularly pleased to announce the well-deserved promotion of two of its attorneys to the rank of shareholder.

Newly elected shareholders are Challis McNally of Parsons’ Idaho Falls office who is a member of the Divorce & Family Law practice team and Jason D. Steiert of the Salt Lake City office whose practice focuses in Mining, and Environmental & Natural Resources.

Four additional litigation attorneys have joined Parsons, two as shareholders and two as of counsel. These new attorneys’ litigation capabilities range from business and commercial; real estate; banking and financial services; employment litigation; and family law. New attorneys include:

Kimberly M. Hansen, of counsel, Salt Lake City

Capabilities: Business & Commercial Litigation; Mortgage Servicing Litigation; Banking & Financial Services; Real Estate Litigation 

Scott D. Hansen, shareholder, Salt Lake City

Capabilities: Mortgage Servicing Litigation; Banking & Financial Services; Business & Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Risk Management; Employment Litigation; Antitrust & Competition

Justin B. Palmer, shareholder, Salt Lake City

Capabilities: Business & Commercial Litigation; Mortgage Servicing Litigation; Real Estate Litigation; Employment & Labor; Employment Litigation

Kelsy Young, of counsel, Salt Lake City 

Capabilities: Divorce & Family Law

Shawn C. Ferrin, Parsons’ CEO and chairperson says, “Parsons’ litigation and natural resources teams are well known throughout the nation for exceptional legal acumen and skill in representing Parsons’ clients. Our new shareholders, including those attorneys promoted from within the firm, will contribute to that reputation and provide a deeper bench of experience and range of specialization to benefit our clients. We look forward to working with them for many years to come.”

To learn more about Parsons’ litigation team, visit www.parsonsbehle.com/capabilities.


Media contact:

Dana Robinson

Marketing and Communications Director

Parsons Behle & Latimer

Phone: 801.536.6647 Mobile: 801.541.4625

drobinson@parsonsbehle.com