Kristen practices in the firm’s appellate, employment, and commercial litigation sections. Before joining the firm, Kristen spent two years with the Utah Supreme Court as a law clerk for the Hon. Jill N. Parrish, gaining invaluable insight into the appellate process. Kristen has been named as a “Rising Star” in appeals in Super Lawyers Magazine (2015, 2016, 2019), and in Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" under "Up & Coming" attorneys for 2020. Before law school, Kristen had a business background, assisting with proposal support and financial estimates for a defense contractor and assisting a national retailer with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Represents businesses and individuals in appeals at the Utah Supreme Court, Utah Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and in administrative appeals. Recent representative matters include:
Kristen represents employers in all types of labor and employment matters. She is experienced in various employment litigation matters, including wage and hour violations, discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, defamation and other employment-related torts, and disability accommodations.
Represents businesses and individuals in commercial disputes. Representative matters include.