Michael Young is a litigator and trial attorney. He prides himself on taking on difficult cases and zealously representing his clients. Mike has extensive experience in a variety of practice areas and jurisdictions and enjoys the opportunity to engage in creative and thoughtful problem solving.
Michael Young is a trial attorney at Parsons Behle & Latimer with significant experience in administrative, commercial and personal injury matters.
Mr. Young’s commercial practice involves the representation of both companies and individuals in complex disputes in both federal and state court. Mr. Young has extensive experience in qui tam/anti-kickback investigations and litigation, intellectual property disputes, complex insurance issues, and business litigation.
$500K Settlement Obtained for Client in Lawsuit Pertaining to Mishandling of Reported Sexual Assault
Secured Jury Verdict in Breach of Contract and Title IX Lawsuit - 1.7M in Damages Awarded
Representing a client in a lawsuit filed in federal court against Southwestern Oregon Community College on breach of contract and Title IX claims, Parsons’ attorneys secured a jury verdict on the breach of contract charge, resulting in an award of $1.7M in damages. The client was subject to harassment and discrimination, resulting in her discontinuing the pursuit of a nursing degree after she had disclosed previous employment experience in the adult entertainment industry. Vice | Rolling Stone | Bloomberg Law | Inside Higher Education
New York University School of Law (J.D., 2008)
University of Utah (B.A. in Philosophy)
University of Utah (B.A. in Political Science)
Listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (2015 - present)
Listed as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in Utah Business Magazine (2014)
Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell
American Bar Association Litigation Section
Trial Evidence Committee
ABA Mining and Mineral Extraction Committee
Vice Co-Chair, Year in Review
Utah Golf Foundation