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

Trevor’s practice is devoted to commercial and intellectual property litigation in addition to resolving disputes as a neutral mediator.  
Trevor has handled dozens of successful trials and arbitrations, prevailed in numerous appeals, has achieved favorable outcomes, and resolved matters for a variety of clients ranging from individuals to America’s largest corporations.
Beyond Trevor’s practice, he spends his time with his family, friends, and dogs, camping and hiking, playing chess, snowboarding, and tinkering in his garage.  Trevor also speaks within the Utah Bar community regarding mental health and wellness resources, support, and outreach on behalf of Lawyers Helping Lawyers of the Utah State Bar.

  • University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law – J.D. (2012)
    • Honors, William H. Leary Scholar, Highest Course Grade in Torts, Pro Bono Service Award
  • Westminster University – B.A., Philosophy (2007)
    • Cum Laude, Dean’s List, Phi Sigma Tau (Honors Society in Philosophy)
  • Utah Dispute Resolution – Mediator Training (2024)
  • The American Institute of Mediation – Commercial Mediator Training (2023)

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: “Rising Star” in the area of Business Litigation (2015–2024) (awarded the distinction reserved for no more than 2.5 percent of eligible attorneys)
  • Utah Business Magazine: “Legal Elite” in the area of Commercial Litigation (2021)
  • Board Member, Lawyers Helping Lawyers, Utah State Bar
  • Utah State Bar Association, Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Young Lawyers, and Appellate Practice Sections
  • Salt Lake County Bar and Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
  • Member of the Holladay City Skate Park Committee, Utah
  • U.S. Ski & Snowboard Member/Athlete
  • Member of the British Motor Club of Utah (ingloriously restoring his 1973 MG)
  • Member of the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution
  • Volunteers with the Sharing Place, Utah
  • Trevor C. Lang, Bridging the Gap between Trademark Registration and Enforcement, Utah Bar Journal (Vol. 26, No. 2, Mar./Apr. 2013)
  • Law School to Lawyer CLE Utah State Bar, Boutique Law Firm Practice (Jan. 2016)
  • The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (frequent)
  • Utah Association for Justice, 2024 Ethics & Civility Seminar, How Civility, Emotional, and Physical Well-Being Will Benefit Your Legal Practice (May 15, 2024)
  • Utah, State and Federal, October 2012
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, October 2012
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, January 2013
  • In Re C.R. England, Inc. Data Breach Litigation, No. 2:22-cv-374 (D. Utah, Sept. 13, 2023) (served as national liaison counsel for class action against trucking company following data breach, and bringing claims for violation of privacy and breach under federal, state, and common law, including CCPA)
  • Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, Inc. v. TAP Worldwide, LLC, No. 2:19-cv-628 (D. Utah May 31, 2023) (defended claims of reseller and supplier under the Federal Clean Air Act and other state claims)
  • In the Matter of the Rust Rare Coin, Inc. Ponzi Scheme, No. 2:18-cv-00892 (D. Utah, 2018–2023) (represented investor group concerning loss of millions in silver currency trading Ponzi scheme and in associated litigation against banking and financial institution for violation of federal banking regulations and tort claims)
  • In the Matter of Utah Consolidated Opioid Litigation, Case No. 180500119 (Third Judicial District Court, Summit County, State of Utah, 2022) (served as lead counsel for the distributor consortium of defendants, including the 3 largest pharmaceutical distributors in the world, amassing over 70 attorneys, consolidating all Utah Opioid litigation, and representing one of the most complex and largest lawsuits in the State of Utah)
  • Livevantage Corp. v. Hollenback, et al., No. 2:21-cv-149, 2021 WL 2779280 (D. Utah Jul. 2, 2021); JAMS, Case No. 29178 (obtaining favorable settlement between corporation and distributors following claims for breach of nondisclosure and claims for misappropriation under the Trade Secret Act); (advised multi-national client regarding revisions to arbitration policy and enforcement of the same)
  • Alarm Protection Technology v. Bradburn, 2021 UT 25, 491 P.3d 947; Alarm Protection Technology v. Crandall, 2021 UT 26, 491 P.3d 928 (affirming dismissals of claims brought by former representatives under statutory commission payment laws based on prior execution of choses in action of judgment debtors following separation and related actions)
  • Davis County v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., 2020 UT 17, 463 P.3d 619 (basis for amendment to Rule 42 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure after affirming motions to transfer and consolidate cases pending in separate districts)
  • Skyline Toolworks, LLC, v. Techna Clip, LLC, 2:19-cv-632, 2019 WL 1877933 (E.D. Penn., Feb. 12, 2019) (obtaining favorable negotiated, license and royalty agreement and dismissal of claims for patent infringement during initial stages of litigation concerning utility patent)
  • Bloom Master Inc. v. Bloom Master LLC, 2019 UT App 63, 442 P.3d 1178 (prevailing in dismissing all claims following remand and confirming the scope of the enforceability of an agreement to agree on payment terms)
  • Bradburn v. Alarm Protection Technology, LLC, 449 P.3d 20 (Utah 2019) (affirming motion to substitute parties and dismissal along with confirming the ability of a creditor to execute on choses in action held by debtor)
  • Trimr, LLC v. Perfectshaker, Inc., No. 18-1640 (MN), 2019 WL 5558371 (D. Del. Oct. 28, 2019) (prevailing in patent claim construction “Markman” hearing in utility patent infringement action)
  • Nebeker v. National Auto Plaza, No. 2:13-cv-885-BSJ, 2015 WL 736867 (D. Utah Feb. 19, 2015), affirmed, No. 15-4035 (10th Cir. 2016) (affirming dismissal of claims brought by former employee for alleged wrongful termination of state and federal law while also confirming the standard for an employee to show whether a termination occurred as stated in Bodmer v. Police Mutual Aid Association, 78 P.2d 640 (Utah 1938) (requiring acts that show an unequivocal intent to terminate an employee)) 
  • InnoSys, Inc. v. Mercer, 364 P.3d 1013 (Utah 2015) (reversing lower court’s entry of summary judgment on breach of nondisclosure agreement and claim for misappropriation under the Trade Secret Act while confirming presumption of irreparable harm supporting remedy of injunction without proof of damages upon proof of misappropriation)
  • Wilderness Training & Consulting, LLC v. Aspen Education Group, Inc., No. 2:14-cv-866, 2015 WL 686019 (D. Utah Feb. 18, 2015) (granting motion for prejudgment writ of attachment and deposit into court)
  • Ranger Panama Fund, LLC v. Keamy, No. 2:15-cv-413, 2016 WL 5106941 (M.D. Fla. Sept. 20, 2016) (dismissing opposing parties’ claims on summary judgment concerning a real estate investment in Panama)
  • Hogan v. Winder, No. 2:12-cv-123-TS, 2012 WL 4356326 (D. Utah Sept. 24, 2012), affirmed, 762 F.3d 1096 (10th Cir. 2014) (affirming dismissal of defamation, wrongful termination, and related claims)
  • Successfully obtained trademark protections for numerous clients in both state and federal forums
  • Attained over six figures on behalf of boxer after injury during bout when ring ropes collapsed (2021)
  • Settled claims of negligence against organization for over seven figures (2019)
  • Reversed judgment from lower court in trial de novo and attained award of attorney fees and costs as prevailing party on behalf of automotive dealer (March 2019)
  • Successfully defended against claims for breach of contract and violation of the Sales Representative Commission Payment Act brough by nearly a dozen former sales representatives claiming tens of millions in damages (2016–2019)
  • Attained nearly $2,000,000 on behalf of client after catastrophic injury during early stages of suit (August 2018)
  • Succeeded in setting aside promissory note and subsequent assignment agreements after demonstrating they were void due to lack of consideration following bench trial (March 2018)
  • Prevailed in University administrative forum for student athlete following formal hearing (December 2017)
  • Defeated claims to discharge debt brought by debtor in adversary proceeding following bankruptcy on summary judgment (December 2016)
  • Won $500,000 arbitration award in counterclaim over firearm contract manufacturing agreement, defeating claimant’s claims for several million dollars following week-long arbitration (March 2016)
  • One of only a handful of cases in Utah history to attain an order for the judicial partition and sale of real property held by joint tenants under Utah Code §§ 78B-6-1201 et seq. (April 2015)
  • Successfully expelled hostile co-partner and founder from company and appointed receiver following successful motions for temporary restraining order, preliminary injunction, and permanent injunction along with award of attorney fees and costs within successful sanction rulings (October 2014)
  • Defeated claims from investor and independent contractor for breach of contract and fraud-based claims against corporation after week-long arbitration (January 2014)
  • Awarded damages of over $825,000 on summary judgment for fiber optical network provider against service provider on numerous claims and counterclaims in complex litigation regarding various defaults pertaining to use of and access to telecommunications network (February 2014)