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SHAREHOLDERLiz Butler

Salt Lake City Office
lbutler@joneswaldo.com
801-534-7220
Overview

Practices commercial litigation in several areas including complex business litigation, intellectual property litigation, natural resource litigation, securities, real estate, and competitive issues.

Litigated case of first impression in Utah jurisprudence involving interpretation of Utah’s constitution and common law doctrine related to access to and use of waters flowing over private property in the State of Utah.

Extensive experience litigating competitive issues including both enforcement and defense of restrictive covenants.

Experience litigating intellectual property matters requiring interpretation of complex patents as well as cases in the realm of copyright and trademark law.

Counseling and representation of public and private employers on labor and employment matters including, but not limited to collective bargaining, grievances, arbitration, labor litigation and related matters.

Career

Intern, for the Honorable Dee Benson, United States District Court for the District of Utah, Spring 2010

Clerkship, Utah Attorney General, Environmental Division, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009-2010

Education and Admissions

Education

  • S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, J.D., Highest Honors, 2011
    • Order of the Coif
    • William H. Leary Scholar, Quinney Award (5th highest cumulative G.P.A. in class)
    • Associate Editor, Utah Law Review
    • CALI Award for highest grade in eight law school courses including: Current Issues in Law & Biosciences, Criminal Procedure, Administrative Law, Legal Methods, Constitutional Law and Property.
  • Hamilton College, B.A., Psychology, B.A., Economics

Bar Admittance

2011, Utah

Professional Affiliations
  • University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Young Alumni Association, Board Member
  • Utah Rape Recovery Center, Board Member
Awards
  • 2014 – 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star in Intellectual Property Litigation
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