Mark D. Tolman Jones Waldo Shareholder

Mark D. Tolman


Practices in the area of employment law, commercial litigation, and first amendment law in matters before state and federal courts, the Utah Labor Commission, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Recognized by the Utah State Bar as the 2018 Labor & Employment Attorney of the Year. Works with employers to help them develop preventative employment practices and policies. Litigates cases involving complex factual and legal matters including employment discrimination, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, covenants not to compete or solicit, interference with contract, trade secrets, and defamation. Mark has tried cases before state and federal courts and before the Adjudication Division of the Utah Labor Commission. He has also argued cases to the Utah Supreme Court, the Utah Court of Appeals and to the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Assists news and publishing organizations in obtaining access to public records under the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Utah Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA).


Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, Commercial Litigation Associate, Winston-Salem, North Carolina Office (2004-2005)

Education & Admissions


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., with honors, 2004, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, B.S., summa cum laude, Economics, 2001

Bar Admittance

Utah, 2005, Idaho, 2018

Professional Affiliations

  • Legal Affairs Director, Salt Lake Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Member
  • Weber State University Business Advisory Council

Awards & Publications

  • 2018 Utah State Bar Labor & Employment Attorney of the Year, 2015
  • Utah State Bar Mentor of the Year, Utah Business Magazine
  • Utah Business Legal Elite – 2015-2018