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Randy T. Austin

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1800 World Trade Center
60 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Randy T. Austin is Chair of Kirton & McConkie's Constitutional, Religious & Appellate Practice Section and a member of its Risk Management & Insurance Defense Practice Section. His practice emphasizes litigation and preventative advice in the area of child abuse and sexual misconduct. He advises national organizations about dealing with and preventing sexual misconduct claims.

Mr. Austin is recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite for Business Litigation and is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Experience

  • Successfully litigated and otherwise resolved hundreds of sexual misconduct claims
  • Possesses extensive appellate experience before the Utah Court of Appeals, Utah Supreme Court, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits, and other courts across the country
  • Guest Lecturer, BYU J. Reuben Clark School of Law
  • Frequent lecturer on the topic of Handling and Preventing Sexual Misconduct Claims

Education

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 1992

  • Executive Editor, BYU Law Review
  • Order of the Coif

Brigham Young University, B.S., cum laude, 1989

Clerkship

  • Judicial clerk to the late Charles Wiggins of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1992
Other Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1993
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1993
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2004
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah, 1992

Honors & Awards

  • Utah Legal Elite: Civil Litigation (2009 - 2011)
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Affiliations

ABA

TIPS Section Vice-chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Subcommittee, 2007 - 2008

Chair of the Giving Committee, BYU Law School Alumni Association, 2006

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