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. 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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