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SHAREHOLDERLiz Butler

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

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.

DEPARTMENT
Litigation

PRACTICE GROUPS
Commercial Litigation
Competitive Issues
Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law
Environmental Litigation
Franchise Law
Intellectual Property Litigation
Litigation and Advocacy for Land Use and Environmental Law
Outdoor Sports & Recreation Products Industry
Water Rights

 

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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

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

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

SALT LAKE

170 S. Main St
Suite 1500
801-521-3200

PROVO

3325 North University Ave
Suite 200
801-375-9801

PARK CITY

1441 West Ute
Suite 330
435-200-0085

LEHI

3451 N Triumph
Suite 206
801-407-6522

CHICAGO

105 W. Adams
Suite 2800
312-244-9716