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Elaine C. Young

Key Bank Tower
36 S. State Street
Suite 1900
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Ms. Young is a member of the firm's International section. Her practice includes advising companies on the U.S. federal tax consequences of their international operations and assisting tax-exempt organizations on corporate and tax matters. She has significant experience handling the immigration, tax, and benefits aspects of cross-border employment, including inpatriate transfers and working with counsel around the world to help U.S. companies send their employees abroad.

Employment IssuesMs. Young is recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite for international law and tax and as a Mountain States Super Lawyer Rising Star for tax.

She writes the HR Hero monthly Utah Employment Newsletter column on immigration matters and serves as editor of the Immigration chapter of BLR’s HR Guide to Employment Law.


  • Regularly works with U.S. consulates to resolve issues arising when employees attend U.S. visa interview appointments.

  • Linklaters, New York and London, 2001-2003, Associate

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New York University School of Law, J.D., 2001

Brigham Young University, B.A., 1995


  • Law Clerk for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, New York, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2002
  • Utah, 2005

Honors & Awards

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: Rising Star in Tax (2009 - 2013), Immigration: Business (2015, 2014)
  • Utah Legal Elite: International (2016 - 2014), Up & Coming for International (2012, 2011) and Tax (2009)