Tim has years of experience advising and representing individuals, business organizations and public agencies in complex litigation and in dispute resolution. He is known for his seasoned judgment and is widely known and respected by members of the Bar and bench in Utah. He is adept at getting to the heart of the matter and finding winning resolutions to disputes for his clients. He is also sought after as a mediator and arbitrator because of his skills and reputation.
Mr. Houpt brings more than 40 years’ experience to his clients representing individuals and businesses in lawsuits before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and in mediations and arbitrations. His litigation experience includes commercial disputes, health insurance, franchising, employment, securities, insurance, intellectual property, employment and ERISA. Mr. Houpt is also experienced in mediation and arbitration, assisting others in resolving their disputes and, in turn, enhancing his skills at representing his own clients.
University of Utah, J.D. 1977
Northwestern University, B.A., 1972
Recognized in Best Lawyers in America
Law Clerk to Chief Judge Willis Ritter, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1977-1978
Adjunct Professor of Law, Trial Advocacy, University of Utah College of Law, 1990-1997
Mountain States Super Lawyers (Bankruptcy Litigation, 2023)
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; former Chairperson Utah State Committee
Past president, Watkiss Sutherland Inn of the American Inns of Court
Member, Salt Lake County Bar Association
Member, Utah State Bar
Preservation Utah, current Board member
Tim has served on many non-profit and public interest boards including:
Cornerstone Counselling Center
University of Utah Law School Alumni Association