Alex Leeman is a shareholder in the commercial litigation practice group at Parsons Behle & Latimer where his practice focuses on business and employment litigation, real estate disputes and professional malpractice defense. Mr. Leeman seeks to solve problems and deliver value to clients while vigorously defending their interests. 

Capabilities

Biography

In the business and employment sectors, Mr. Leeman frequently advises clients about how to protect their valuable business information and goodwill. He has successfully litigated trade secret misappropriation claims and both challenged and defended employment noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements. Mr. Leeman has also litigated disputes between owners of closely-held companies, including the break-up of business entities.

Mr. Leeman has extensive experience with a wide range of real estate issues, including access and land use disputes; leases; title exceptions and title insurance claims; and construction defect cases. He has been involved in eminent domain litigation on behalf of both the landowner and the condemning authority.

Mr. Leeman represents Utah attorneys in disciplinary matters before the Utah State Bar and Utah Supreme Court and has defended attorneys and law firms against malpractice and FDCPA claims. Mr. Leeman has also defended other professionals involved in malpractice and administrative disciplinary matters.

Alongside his litigation practice, Mr. Leeman serves as general counsel to Parsons Behle & Latimer, where he advises the firm and its attorneys on ethics and compliance issues. Mr. Leeman has presented dozens of continuing education seminars on legal ethics and professional conduct, employment law and general litigation topics.

Accomplishments

Academic

Indiana University Maurer School of Law (J.D. degree, cum laude, 2009)

Indiana Law Journal – Managing Editor. Published in Vol. 84

Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition – Quarterfinalist, Oral Advocacy Honors

Brigham Young University (Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, 2002)

The Daily Universe & NewsNet – Staff Reporter, 2001

Vocal Point – Member, 2000-2002

Professional

AV PREEMINENT Rating
Martindale-Hubbell

2018, 2019 Utah Legal Elite: Civil Litigation
2016, 2017 Utah Legal Elite: Up and Coming
Utah Business Magazine 

2013 - 2019 Rising Star in Business Litigation
2020 - 2021 Super Lawyer in Business Litigation
Super Lawyers Magazine, Mountain States Division 

Associations

Professional

American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility

J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Utah State Bar, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee – Chair, 2013-2019

Community

Farmington City Council – Councilman, 2018-2019

Farmington City Planning Commission – Commissioner, 2015-2018, 2020-2021

Utah First Credit Union, Board Member, 2019-present

Utah First Credit Union, Supervisory Committee – Member, 2013-2018

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Credentials

Licensed

Idaho
Utah
U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Idaho
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah

Education

Indiana University, Maurer School of Law