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Nine Clyde Snow Lawyers Recognized as 2015 Best Lawyers

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce that nine of the firm's lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. Additionally, Dean Andreasen has been named Best Lawyers’ 2015 Salt Lake City Family Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

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Clyde Snow Paralegal Takes First Place in Ironman Boulder

SALT LAKE CITY - Kara Bankhead, a paralegal at Clyde Snow & Sessions, took first place in her age group division in Ironman Boulder beating the second place finisher by 23 seconds.

An Ironman is a triathlon that includes a 2.4 mile open water swim, 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile run which she completed in 11 hours and 12 minutes. This win qualifies her to compete in the 2014 Ironman Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii this October.

Congratulations Kara on a remarkable achievement.

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Attorney James Anderson Joins Clyde Snow

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce that attorney James W. Anderson has joined their Salt Lake City office. Mr. Anderson’s law practice will span all areas of business and commercial law, including bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, and workouts, litigation, entity formation, tax planning, general business and commercial transactions. Prior to joining Clyde Snow, he worked as an attorney for a recognized local firm. Mr. Anderson received a Juris Doctor from the University of Utah College of Law, and a B.S. in accounting from Westminster College.

Steve Clyde Quoted in Standard Examiner Article

SALT LAKE CITY - Attorney Steve Clyde was quoted in a Standard Examiner article concerning a water exchange request for new homes on Powder Mountain. 

Mountain States Super Lawyers Recognizes Twelve Clyde Snow Attorneys

SALT LAKE CITY – Congratulations to Clyde Snow’s 12 attorneys who were selected as Mountain States Super Lawyers for 2014. Attorneys were chosen following a rigorous selection process that combines peer nominations and evaluations, analysis of professional achievements, and additional third-party research.

Mountain States Top 100:

Neil A. Kaplan

Mountain States Super Lawyers 2014:

Clark W. Sessions, Family Law, Eminent Domain, General Litigation
Rodney G. Snow, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Steven E. Clyde, Energy & Natural Resources
Edwin C. (Ted) Barnes, Construction Litigation
Neil A. Kaplan, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Perrin R. Love, Business Litigation
Dean C. Andreasen, Family Law
Brent R. Baker, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Brian C. Webber, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense

2014 Rising Stars:

Aaron D. Lebenta, Business Litigation
Katherine E. Judd, Employment Litigation: Defense
Shannon Zollinger, Business Litigation

Clyde Snow & Sessions Elects Two New Management Committee Members

SALT LAKE CITY - The law firm Clyde Snow and Sessions has elected T. Mickell Jimenez and Wayne Z. Bennett to the management committee which oversees the strategic direction of the Firm.

Ms. Jimenez is a shareholder with the Firm and represents businesses and private individuals in a variety of litigation matters. Mr. Bennett joined the Firm in 2013 as a shareholder and is an accomplished estate planning attorney.

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To Snoop or Not to Snoop? Legal Considerations Under Utah's Internet Employment Privacy Act

SALT LAKE CITY - Read Christopher Snow's article recently published in the Utah Bar Journal

T. Mickell Jimenez Featured in Attorney At Law Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY - Attorney T. Mickell Jimenez was recently featured in the Women in Law section of Attorney At Law Magazine. She focuses her litigation practice on corporate law with an emphasis on employment litigation, and family law, and has served as General Counsel for Cafe Rio, Inc. since it opened its first restaurant in 1997. To view her profile, go to http://attorneyatlawmagazine.com/salt-lake-city/2014/05/07/women-law-t-mickell-jimenez/

Attorney D. Loren Washburn Quoted in ABA Journal

SALT LAKE CITY - Attorney D. Loren Washburn was recently quoted in the May 2014 issue of the ABA Journal

Attorney Lauren A. McGee Joins Clyde Snow

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce that Lauren A. McGee has joined their Salt Lake City office as an associate. Ms. McGee focuses her practice on securities litigation and white collar crime and independent investigations. Her prior experience includes working in the oil and gas industry as well as at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. She received a Juris Doctor from the University of Utah College of Law, and a B.S. in Communications from the University of Utah.

Katherine E. Judd Appointed Vice Chair of ABA Committee

SALT LAKE CITY - Katherine E. Judd, attorney at Clyde Snow & Sessions, was recently appointed Vice Chair of the 2014-2015 Labor & Employment Committee of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. The Labor & Employment Law Committee serves as a resource for attorneys, whose practice involves employment and traditional labor practice, including litigation in the courts, administrative agencies and arbitrations. Ms. Judd counsels employers with respect to employment and compliance issues including employee terminations, reductions-in-force, handbooks, and the development of personnel policies and procedures.

Attorney Nicole Salazar-Hall Joins Clyde Snow

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions has hired Nicole Salazar-Hall as an associate in their Salt Lake City office. Ms. Salazar-Hall focuses her practice on civil litigation and family law, representing individuals in domestic and child welfare cases. Previously she represented indigent clients in the Third District Juvenile Court working as a trial attorney at a Salt Lake City law firm.

About Clyde Snow & Sessions

Clyde Snow & Sessions is dedicated to serving the legal needs of regional, national and international clients. Clyde Snow & Sessions is a full-service law firm with offices in Utah, California and Oregon. Our legal expertise spans a wide range of fields. While continuing to be Utah's premier water law firm, Clyde Snow's practice has greatly expanded, having particular strength, experience, and knowledge in a broad range of litigation matters including white collar criminal defense, government and independent investigations, complex business litigation, corporate and tax law, banking and transactional matters, and domestic relations. Clyde Snow lawyers understand that certain situations call for experience, connections and expertise that reach beyond legal advice and counsel to achieve the best results for their clients. For more information, visit www.clydesnow.com.

Two Clyde Snow Attorneys Named "Lawyers of the Year"

SALT LAKE CITY - Best Lawyers recently named Steven Clyde as 2014 Salt Lake City Natural Resources Law “Lawyer of the Year,” and Charles Brown as 2014 Salt Lake City Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating Lawyers of the Year in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the Lawyer of the Year.

Mr. Clyde and Mr. Brown received this designation following an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluated their professional peers. As Lawyers of the Year, both attorneys have received particularly high ratings in the surveys by earning a high level of respect among peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

About Clyde Snow & Sessions
Clyde Snow & Sessions is dedicated to serving the legal needs of regional, national and international clients. Clyde Snow & Sessions is a full-service law firm with offices in Utah, California and Oregon. Our legal expertise spans a wide range of fields. While continuing to be Utah's premier water law firm, Clyde Snow's practice has greatly expanded, having particular strength, experience, and knowledge in a broad range of litigation matters including white collar criminal defense, government and independent investigations, complex business litigation, corporate and tax law, banking and transactional matters, and domestic relations. Clyde Snow lawyers understand that certain situations call for experience, connections and expertise that reach beyond legal advice and counsel to achieve the best results for their clients. For more information, visit www.clydesnow.com.

Clyde Snow & Sessions Recognized for the 4th Consecutive Year in 2014 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firm" Rankings

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce it has earned a Tier 1 metropolitan ranking in the 2014 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” in Utah Family Law, Family Law Mediation, Land Use & Zoning Law, Tax Law and Water Law practices.

Receiving a Tier 1 designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

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Attorney Steven Clyde Appointed to Water Plan Advisory Team

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary Herbert announced at the Utah Water Summit today the formation of the State Water Plan Advisory Team. Attorney Steven Clyde has been appointed to the team, which is tasked to develop a set of recommended water management strategies to be considered as part of a 50-year water plan that will provide adequate water supplies while minimizing cost and protecting the environment. Team members are from across the state and represent a variety of water-related interests.

Mr. Clyde is Chair of the Natural Resources and Water Law Practice Group at Clyde Snow, and general counsel to the Central Utah Water Conservancy District. He has served on the Utah Legislature’s Water Task Force and on the Executive’s Water Task Force since 2007 to revise Utah’s water laws. Best Lawyers in America named him Best Water Lawyer of the Year in 2011 and 2012 as well as being named to Mountain States Super Lawyers 2013 Top 100.

Attorney Brent Baker Quoted in Deseret News Article

Salt Lake City - Attorney Brent Baker was recently quoted in Deseret News article.


Eleven Clyde Snow Attorneys Named Mountain States Super Lawyers

Salt Lake City - Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce that 11 of the firm's attorneys were selected as Mountain States Super Lawyers for 2013, and three attorneys were named Mountain States Top 100. Attorneys were chosen following a rigorous selection process that combines peer nominations and evaluations, analysis of professional achievements, and additional third-party research.

Mountain States Top 100:

Rodney G. Snow
Steven E. Clyde
Neil A. Kaplan

Mountain States Super Lawyers 2013:

Clark W. Sessions, Family Law, Eminent Domain, General Litigation
Rodney G. Snow, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Civil Litigation Defense, Professional Liability: Defense
Steven E. Clyde, Energy & Natural Resources, Environmental
Edwin C. (Ted) Barnes, Construction Litigation, Business Litigation, Real Estate
Neil A. Kaplan, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Business Litigation
Perrin R. Love, Business Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Eminent Domain
Dean C. Andreasen, Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate
Brent R. Baker, Securities Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Brian C. Webber, Health Care, Business Litigation

2013 Rising Stars:

Aaron D. Lebenta, Business Litigation, Appellate, Real Estate
Katherine E. Judd, Employment Litigation: Defense, Business Litigation

Clyde Snow Elects D. Loren Washburn to the Firm's Management Commmittee

SALT LAKE CITY - The law firm Clyde Snow and Sessions has elected D. Loren Washburn to the management committee which oversees the strategic direction of the Firm.

Mr. Washburn joined the Firm in 2011 as a shareholder and is a member of the White Collar Criminal Investigation Practice Group. He is an experienced trial attorney focusing his practice in the areas of criminal tax, white collar, and civil regulatory defense. Most recently, he served as assistant U.S. attorney and deputy chief of white collar crime in the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Utah.

Those continuing to serve on the management committee are, Vice Presidents Steven E. Clyde and Edwin C. Barnes, Directors, Dean C. Andreasen, Jennifer A. James and Christopher B. Snow, along with ex officio members Rodney G. Snow, President, and Walter A. Romney, Jr., Treasurer and Managing Director.

About Clyde Snow & Sessions

Clyde Snow & Sessions is dedicated to serving the legal needs of regional, national and international clients. Clyde Snow & Sessions is a full-service law firm with offices in Utah, California and Oregon. Our legal expertise spans a wide range of fields. While continuing to be Utah's premier water law firm, Clyde Snow's practice has greatly expanded, having particular strength, experience, and knowledge in a broad range of litigation matters including white collar criminal defense, government and independent investigations, complex business litigation, corporate and tax law, banking and transactional matters, and domestic relations. Clyde Snow lawyers understand that certain situations call for experience, connections and expertise that reach beyond legal advice and counsel to achieve the best results for their clients. For more information, visit www.clydesnow.com.

 

Attorney Brian Webber Joins Clyde Snow

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions has hired Brian C. Webber as a shareholder and director in their Salt Lake City office. Mr. Webber is the Chairman of Clyde Snow’s Health Care Practice Group.  In over 15 years of practice, he has represented a wide range of health care professionals, entities, and facilities in both DOPL proceedings and civil litigation. He also represents clients in complex commercial litigation, products liability, and other areas in both state and federal courts.  He has successfully tried a number of cases to a jury as lead counsel, and has argued before the Utah Supreme Court and the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Webber received a Juris Doctor from University of Utah College of Law, and a Bachelor of Science from University of Utah.  Prior to joining Clyde Show he was a shareholder at a Salt Lake City law firm.

About Clyde Snow & Sessions

Clyde Snow & Sessions is dedicated to serving the legal needs of regional, national and international clients. Clyde Snow & Sessions is a full-service law firm with offices in Utah, California and Oregon. Our legal expertise spans a wide range of fields. While continuing to be Utah's premier water law firm, Clyde Snow's practice has greatly expanded, having particular strength, experience, and knowledge in a broad range of litigation matters including white collar criminal defense, government and independent investigations, complex business litigation, corporate and tax law, banking and transactional matters, and domestic relations. Clyde Snow lawyers understand that certain situations call for experience, connections and expertise that reach beyond legal advice and counsel to achieve the best results for their clients. For more information, visit www.clydesnow.com.