Michael Judd’s practice centers on competition and information. He guides clients through complex litigation in varied industries, including disputes related to employee mobility, antitrust and trade secrets. He also maintains a vigorous First Amendment practice in which he represents media organizations in their news-gathering efforts. 

Capabilities

Biography

Michael is a commercial litigator focused on competitive issues. His work includes employment litigation where he represents employers in cases related to employee movement, compensation and compliance with state and federal law, including the ADA, FLSA, and FMLA.

Michael’s practice also includes complex business and intellectual-property matters, including trade-secret disputes, enforcement of restrictive covenants and anti-competitive business practices.

In his First Amendment practice, Michael also represents clients, including news media organizations, in matters that enable reporting and public oversight through access to government records, defense of defamation claims and similar legal issues.

Accomplishments

Academic

University of Iowa, J.D.

·      Editor in Chief of the Iowa Law Review

·      Captained the Jessup Moot Court team

·      Received the Dean’s Award for Constitutional Law

·      Earned a joint MBA at Iowa’s Tippie College of Business

Princeton University & Brigham Young University, B.A, English, Economics

Professional

Utah Legal Elite, Civil Litigation 2022

Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2019–2022

Associations

Professional

Advisory Committee, Utah Rules of Appellate Procedure, Recording Secretary, 2019–present

Board Member, Utah Chapter, Federal Bar Association, 2020–present

Community

President, Alumni Association, The Waterford School, 2013–present

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Credentials

Licensed

Utah

Education

University of Iowa College of Law