News

The following news items are about Kirton McConkie, its attorneys and clients. Additional information can be found in our Articles, Blogs and Events sections.

  • September 2, 2015

    Kirton McConkie is a proud donor to the construction fund along with several firm attorneys for the new University of Utah College of Law building. Click title to read more.

  • August 18, 2015

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce 24 lawyers in 24 different legal categories were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2016. This distinction is the most esteemed in the entire legal profession, recognizing only the top 4 percent of attorneys in the country. Click title to see the attorney list.

  • August 12, 2015

    Kirton McConkie client, Ski Butlers, was recently ranked in the top 5000 fastest growing companies in the United States by Inc. magazine. Click title to read more.

  • August 10, 2015

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce the launch of Perspective, the firm's law blog, featuring news, updates and information in areas such as intellectual property, immigration, corporate, employment, international, broadband and franchising. Tax and other topics will be added soon. Click title to read more.

  • August 10, 2015

    Kirton McConkie adoption attorneys Larry Jenkins and Lance Rich brought a contentious adoption case to a successful close.The Utah Supreme Court upheld a district court’s denial of a motion by a putative father to intervene in an adoption proceeding. Click title to read more.

  • August 5, 2015

    Kirton McConkie employment attorney Robert McKinley recently settled a claim for a chain of Mexican restaurants.

  • July 28, 2015

    Kirton McConkie PC has bolstered its new, European Markets practice in Salt Lake City with a former Ballard Spahr LLP partner who is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, securities and EB-5 matters and regularly advises clients on European transactions. 

  • July 20, 2015


    The U.S. Department of Justice announced the City of Ammon’s ‘School Emergency Screencast Application’ as the winner in its National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Ultra-High Speed Apps: Using Current Technology to Improve Criminal Justice Operations Challenge. Click title to read more.

  • Kirton McConkie client, Kneaders, names new President/CFO
    July 15, 2015

    Kirton McConkie client, Kneaders Bakery & Cafe, named David Vincent As President And CFO. To read more, click here.

  • Kirton McConkie client, Kneaders, featured in Franchise Times
    June 2015

    Kirton McConkie client, Kneaders, was highlighted in Franchise Times for its rapid, yet methodical growth. The company currently has 35 franchise units and has experienced 375 percent sales growth over the past five years. Through its franchise practice, Kirton McConkie provides Kneaders with a wide range of legal services. To read the full article, click here.

  • June 12, 2015

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce 36 of its attorneys were selected as Mountain States Super Lawyers for 2015.

  • June 2, 2015

    Kirton  McConkie is pleased to announce the firm’s Real Estate, Corporate/M&A and Energy & Natural Resources/Water practices were ranked in the annual Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers 2015. Click title to read more

  • May 6, 2015

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce the expansion of its Commercial Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice with the addition of business bankruptcy and workout attorney Adelaide Maudsley, who recently joined the firm as a Shareholder in the Litigation section. Her practice focus is representation of banks, lenders, and other types of creditors in bankruptcy, receivership, restructuring, and workout matters. Click title to read more.

  • May 5, 2015

    Kirton McConkie litigation attorney, Willis Orton, recently attended TAGLaw’s 32nd international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • April 3, 2015

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce 29 of its attorneys in 14 categories were selected as Utah Business magazine's Utah Legal Elite for 2015. 

  • January 29, 2015

    Charles W. Dahlquist, II, Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany since 1999, was honored at a retirement ceremony January 29, 2015 and also received the German Order of Merit, First Class, the highest tribute the German government pays to individuals for service to Germany. James T. Burton was installed as the new Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany for Utah. Dahlquist and Burton are Shareholders with Kirton McConkie.

  • October 29, 2014

    Kirton McConkie client, The Ritchie Group, L.C., and Evergreen Properties, a conglomerate of real estate investment specialists based in Salt Lake City, took a big step forward to bring the Orem, UT Midtown 360 project to fruition.

  • October 17, 2014
  • September 4, 2014

    Kirton McConkie labor and employment attorney Robert McKinley is a member of the Utah Transit Authority Board of Trustees. The UTA was the recipient of the 2014 President’s Award for Excellence from the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce.

  • August 18, 2014

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce 22  lawyers in 23 different categories were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2015. 

  • July 1, 2014

    The Salt Lake City based law firm of Kirton McConkie is pleased to welcome six new attorneys. Click title to read.

     

  • June 11, 2014

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce 39 of its attorneys were selected as Mountain States Super Lawyers for 2014. Click the article title to read more.

  • June 11, 2014

    Kirton  McConkie is pleased to announce the firm’s Real Estate, Corporate/M&A and Energy & Natural Resources/Water practices were ranked in the annual Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers 2014.

  • May 27, 2014

    Mr. Mabey, who joined Kirton McConkie as a Shareholder this month, recalled recently for The Wall Street Journal how serving as a bankruptcy judge in Utah from 1979 to 1983 set him on his current path. Click the headline to read more.

  • May 15, 2014

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce noted business bankruptcy and workout attorney Judge Ralph R. Mabey (Ret.) has joined the firm as a Shareholder. Click title to view press release.

  • April 17, 2014

    Kirton McConkie client, Sandeep Sharma, president and CEO of Global Consulting International Inc. (GCI), will be recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as Utah’s Small Business Person of the Year in Washington D.C. on May 15 and 16. In 2013, Mr. Sharma was recognized as Utah’s SBA Minority Small Business.

    Attorney Lee Wright represents GCI and acts in the capacity of the company's general counsel. The firm also provides contract review, litigation and corporate assistance.

  • March 11, 2014

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property attorney David Conklin was chosen as a featured speaker at Utah Code Camp 2014 from over 120 presentation submissions.

    He will present an overview of important intellectual property (IP) concepts programmers should consider to protect their code.

  • February 27, 2014

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce 36 of its attorneys in 11 categories were selected as Utah Business magazine’s Utah Legal Elite for 2014.

  • February 24, 2014

    Kirton McConkie real estate attorney Loyal Hulme was honored as CCIM's 2014 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year.

  • February 10, 2014

    Geoff Germane, a Tax and Estate Planning Shareholder at Kirton McConkie, was recently certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® with the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils and as an Estate Planning Law Specialist with the Estate Law Specialist Board.