Elena T. Vetter is a member of Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Litigation practice team. Elena focuses her practice on complex litigation matters and advises clients on issues related to employment law, antitrust and competition, commercial litigation, First Amendment and intellectual property disputes. 

Capabilities

Biography

Elena defends employers in cases involving discrimination, harassment, civil rights, wage and overtime pay, and wrongful discharge claims arising under state and federal law, including claims involving the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and others. Elena also advises employers with compliance, helping them develop proactive, preventative employment policies.

Elena represents clients involved in complex business disputes and litigates claims arising out of breach of contract and contract interference, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and other competitive issues. Elena’s intellectual property experience includes trademark issues, copyright claims and infringement.

In her First Amendment practice, Elena assists organizations and individuals seeking to obtain public records and litigates records-access disputes arising under statutes like the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA). 

Accomplishments

Academic

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

Executive Articles Editor of the Utah Law Review

Director of the Street Law Legal Clinic

CALI Award for the highest grade in an advanced legal writing seminar and a law and biomedical sciences class

William H. Leary Scholar

Emory University, B.A., summa cum laude, English and Sociology

Minor in Economics 

Professional

2022 Utah Business Magazine’s Thirty Women to Watch Recipient

Associations

Professional

Judicial Clerk, Judge Ryan M. Harris, Utah Court of Appeals (2020)

Insights

Articles

Presentations

Credentials

Licensed

Utah

Education

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