Mitchell A. Stephens

Phone: 801.363.6363 Fax: 801.363.6666

Mitchell A. Stephens focuses his practice on litigation and has successfully represented clients in both state and federal courts. His recent accomplishments include: obtaining a favorable $24 million jury verdict; obtaining the complete dismissal of a purported class action brought against a regional bank; and obtaining the dismissal of a leading firearms manufacturer from a declaratory judgment action focused on the client’s intellectual property rights. As a result of Mitch’s work and accomplishments, he has been selected as a “Rising Star” by Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine.

Prior to joining Hatch, James & Dodge, Mitch served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Carolyn B. McHugh of the Utah Court of Appeals and as an attorney at Tomsic & Peck. Mitch graduated from the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2007 with Highest Honors.

Education

  • S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, J.D., 2007
    • Highest Honors
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editor, Utah Law Review (2006-2007)
    • William H. Leary Scholar
  • Utah Valley University, B.S. Business Management, 2004
    • Magna Cum Laude

Professional Honors & Activites

  • Named a “Rising Star” by Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • Participant, Aldon J. Anderson American Inns of Court

Admissions

  • Utah State Bar
  • United States District Court, District of Utah

Published Works

  • Ignoring Justice: Prosecutorial Discretion and the Ethics of Charging, 35 N. Kent. L. Rev. 53.
  • I’m Sorry: Exploring the Reasons Behind the Differing Roles of Apology in American and Japanese Civil Cases, 14 Widener L. Rev. 185.
  • A Trap for the Rational: Simultaneous Removal and Appointment of a General Partner Under the Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, 2007 Utah L. Rev. 521.

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