Jonathan S. Clyde

Of Counsel

(801) 433-2417


Mr. Clyde advises clients on natural resources and environmental matters. He provides legal solutions for individuals, corporations, and municipalities. Mr. Clyde advises clients on a variety of matters including water rights and resources, water quality, adjudications, land use planning, and compliance with federal, state, and local regulations including NEPA, the Endangered Species Act, and the Clean Water Act.

  • Juris Doctor, Willamette University College of Law (2009)
  • Bachelor of Science, Marketing, University of Utah (2003)
Awards and Honors
  • Best Lawyers in America©, Water Law (2020-2024)
  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Energy & Natural Resources (2021-2022)
  • “Limiting the Public Trust Doctrine as Applied to Appropriative Water Rights,” ABA Water Resources Committee Newsletter, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (2013)
  • “The Truth About Rainwater Harvesting: Now Legal, Sort Of,” The Enterprise Business Journal (2011)
Speaking Engagements
  • “Water Right Interference and Reclamation Projects,” USCID – Sacramento 2017 Conference (October 2017)
  • “Economic Incentives to Sustainability,” Utah Water Law Conference (October 2013)
  • “Implementing the Human Right to Water in the West,” Willamette University College of Law (February 2011)
Professional Affiliations
  • Oregon Water Resources Congress (2014-2019)
  • Board Member, Utah Open Lands (2011-2014)
  • American Bar Association, Environment Energy and Resources, Water Resources Committee
  • Member, Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Member, Utah State Bar – Energy, Natural Resources, and Environmental Law
  • Chair, organizing committee, Implementing the UN’s Human Right to Water in the United States (2011)
  • Vice-Chair, American Bar Association Annual Water Law Conference Planning Committee (2010-2011)
  • Skiing, soccer, fly-fishing, golf, camping, and cycling.
Court of Admissions
  • Utah State Courts
  • Oregon State Courts

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