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Jones Waldo Elects New Members to Executive Committee And Board of Directors

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December 22, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY— Jones, Waldo, Holbrook & McDonough is proud to announce that Liz Butler has been elected to serve on the firm’s Executive Committee. This appointment makes Jones Waldo history, with Liz being the first woman to be elected to the Executive Committee. A respected leader with great strategic vision and strong management experience, Liz is dedicated to the firm’s commitment to the broader community and fostering diversity and talent at Jones Waldo.

Liz Butler is a litigation shareholder who practices commercial litigation in several areas, including complex business litigation, intellectual property litigation, natural resource litigation, and competitive employment litigation. Liz also serves as the Chair of the Women Lawyers Group and the Chair of the Associate Recruiting Committee.

“Liz is a highly skilled litigator and energetic leader; she understands the needs of our market, industries, attorneys, and staff, which makes her the ideal choice to join the Executive Committee as we focus on the future,” said Nathan Thomas, Jones Waldo President. Liz has served on the firm’s Board of Directors since 2019.

“I am honored to be chosen by my colleagues to serve on the Executive Committee as Chair of the Board of Directors,” said Liz, “I am enthusiastic about our future as we focus on strengthening our position in the Utah market while continuing to be strategic legal partners to our clients.”

Along with the election of Liz Butler as Chair, Scott DuBois and Michael Judd were elected as the newest members of the firm’s Board of Directors. Scott DuBois is a real estate and litigation shareholder based in the Park City office, representing clients ranging from large corporations to small businesses and individuals. DuBois is an active part of the Park City community serving on several Park City-based non-profit organizations. Michael Judd is a shareholder that practices in commercial litigation, including employment litigation, complex business litigation, antitrust and intellectual property litigation. Their term began effective December 14, 2021. Jones Waldo’s Executive Committee will be comprised of Nathan Thomas as President, Liz Butler as Chair of the Board, and Kyle Leishman as Secretary. We are proud of all our attorneys who are so willing to serve in management; our firm is better for it.


Kelsey Koziar, Director of Business Development | 801-534-7340 |

About Jones Waldo

Jones Waldo is a business law firm with three departments focusing on business, real estate, and litigation; attorneys at Jones Waldo have the expertise to solve complex client needs in nearly every area of business. Built on a strong foundation of service and knowledge of Utah’s core industries, the firm continues to evolve through finding innovative solutions and advancing legal trends in the state. Jones Waldo has offices in Salt Lake City, Park City, Provo, and, Lehi.  For more information, visit

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