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Jeremy S. Stuart

jeremy.stuart@chrisjen.com
VCard

257 East 200 South, Suite 1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84111



Jeremy is a shareholder at Christensen & Jensen.  His practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, catastrophic injury cases, products liability, professional liability, and insurance defense.  Jeremy has consistently been selected as a Mountain States Super Lawyers "Rising Star" and an "Up and Coming" lawyer by Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite."   

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Commercial Litigation: Represents corporations and businesses in contract disputes, unfair competition issues, trade secret claims, lease issues, and other commercial disputes. Representative matters include:

Defense jury verdict in multi-million dollar breach of contract matter  
Represented large retailers in various contract disputes
Represented various entities in construction defect cases
Defended water company in lawsuit regarding water rights and the existence of easements over property

Personal Injury/Tort Defense: Defends corporations and individuals in cases involving wrongful death and catastrophic injuries.  Recent representative matters include:

Defense jury verdict in a farm equipment fatality matter in which there was a $3 million demand
Defense verdict in automobile pedestrian accident involving catastrophic injuries
Defended numerous wrongful death claims arising from sem-truck accidents
Defended property owners and businesses involved in various premises liability claims  
  
Products Liability: Represents a wide variety of product manufacturers, including manufactures of pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, medical devices, recreational equipment, heavy machinery, and automotive parts manufacturers. Representative matters include:

Defended manufacturer of playground equipment in catastrophic injury cases
Defended several companies sued for manufacturing products containing asbestos
Defended manufacturer of bicycles in claims alleging manufacturing defects
Defended manufacturer of swimming pool equipment in cases involving allegations of wrongful death and catastrophic injuries

Professional Liability: Represents health care professionals, design professionals, accountants, attorneys, and other professionals in negligence and professional liability matters. Representative matters include:

Defended attorney in claims alleging malpractice
Defended insurance agents and brokers in claims involving failure to obtain coverage
Defended constable and process server in case involving allegations of fraud and abuse of process
Personal Injury: Represents injured persons and defendants in personal injury actions involving catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, and automobile and semi-truck accidents.
Defended multiple trucking companies in wrongful death, catastrophic injury, and property damage cases
Defended large retailers and private property owners in all types of premises liability cases
Represents individuals in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases

EDUCATION
University of Utah, J.D., 2011
University of Utah, B.A., Finance, 2008

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND ADMISSIONS
Admitted to practice in all Utah state and federal courts
Utah State Bar
Utah Defense Lawyers Association

RECOGNITIONS
"Up and Coming" Utah Business Magazine's "Utah's Legal Elite" 2017 and 2018
"Rising Stars," Montain States Super Lawyers 2016, 2017, and 2018

SELECTED RULINGS AND OPINIONS
Nolin v. S&S Constr., Inc., 2013 UT App 94
Burback v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 47651 (D. Utah 2013)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Christensen & Jensen, P.C., 2014 – present
Morgan, Minnock, Rice & James – 2011-2014
Dewsnup, King & Olsen (clerk) – 2010-2011
Burbidge Mitchell & Gross (clerk) 2009-2010
Justice Ronald E. Nehring, Utah Supreme Court (judicial intern) - 2010
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