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Loyal C. Hulme

Kirton McConkie Building
50 East South Temple
Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Mr. Hulme is a member of the firm's Real Estate section. For clients including developers, commercial entities, buyers and sellers, he provides legal counsel on all aspects of real estate, land use planning and development, construction, leasing, zoning, and environmental matters such as water and wetland issues.

Mr. Hulme also has extensive experience in all aspects of lending and serves as counsel to many borrowers and lenders. He has bankruptcy experience with a specialization in the renegotiation of troubled financing arrangements.

CCIM 2014 awardMr. Hulme was honored as the CCIM 2014 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year. He is recognized by Chambers USA, Utah's Legal Elite and Mountain States Super Lawyer in real estate. He is an AV Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and is frequently invited to write and lecture on real estate issues.


  • Represents buyers, sellers, owners and developers (particularly commercial entities) in the acquisition, planning and zoning, construction, leasing, development, and entitlement of commercial, office, retail, warehouse, condominium, apartment, recreational, industrial, and residential properties. These developments include numerous types of joint ventures, limited liability and corporate structures. 
  • Represents commercial and institutional entities, as well as buyers, sellers, owners, developers, and citizen groups in drafting, enforcing, interpreting, and litigating under numerous city and county ordinances (often relating to planning and zoning issues).
  • Represents national lending institutions and borrowers with issues related to lending, recovery, foreclosures and workouts and, where necessary, representing and protecting creditors' interests in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Represents private and commercial entities in environmental matters, including those relating to the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), most significantly those involving wetlands negotiation and permitting, compliance issues, remediation and cleanup actions.
  • Represents clients in eminent domain issues, takings, and related actions.
  • Practiced with one of the world's largest New York based international law firm for many years.

Representative Clients:

  • Corporation of the Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Craig Realty Group
  • Culinary Crafts
  • Fourels Investment Company
  • General Growth Properties, Inc
  • Ivory Homes
  • Maverik, Inc.
  • MicAm, LLC
  • Miller Development
  • Ninigret Park Technology
  • Olson’s Greenhouse Gardens
  • OneFourteen Partners, LLC
  • Outlets at Traverse Mountain
  • Park V Partners, LLC
  • Property Reserve, Inc.
  • Ron Thorne Construction
  • Staker & Parson Companies
  • Strategic Capital Partners
  • Struck | Axiom, Inc.
  • Suburban Land Reserve
  • Supersonic
  • Tuskatella
  • Wright Ventures



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

  • Law Review
  • National Moot Court Team
  • Vice Chair, Board of Advocates

Utah State University, B.S., Economics major, Political Science minor, magna cum laude

  • Honored as USU's number one business student
  • Recipient of Utah State University four-year Academic Club Scholarship (Highest academic scholarship at USU)
  • USU Student Body Vice-President

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1996
Other Admissions
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah, 1996

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers: Real Estate Law (2020)
  • Chambers USA: Real Estate (2010, 2015, 2017)
  • CCIM 2014 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year
  • AV Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers national: Real Estate (2013 - 2015)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: Real Estate (2011 - 2019)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: Rising Star (2008)
  • Utah Legal Elite: Real Estate (2010 - 2014, 2016)


Member and former Chairman, Utah State Bar YLD CLE Committee

Member, American Inns of Court I

Member of Utah State Bar, Real Estate