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J. Gregory Hardman

ATTORNEY AT LAW

Biography

J. Gregory Hardman has been a shareholder of the firm since 2005.  His law practice focuses on commercial and business litigation and local government administration and representation.  Mr. Hardman handles complex litigation matters for local, statewide and national clients in healthcare and real estate as well as other businesses of varying types.  He also serves as general counsel to multiple area municipalities, special service districts and local districts.  Mr. Hardman firmly believes each legal matter should be client-directed, meaning the attorney, as counselor, explains the legal and practical options for resolving a matter and the client, upon being fully informed, directs the course of action within the bounds of the law. 

Practice Areas
  • Protection of trade secrets and intellectual property
  • Prosecution and defense of business torts
  • Partnership disputes, dissolutions and restructuring
  • Employment separations and enforcement of restrictive employment covenants;
  • Defense of wrongful termination
  • Discrimination and harassment claims
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Real estate and construction contract disputes
  • Commercial evictions
  • Eminent domain
  • Land use and zoning
Education & Experience
  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, NE: Juris Doctor, 1998
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT: B.A., Speech Communication, 1994, cum laude; B.A., Political Science, 1994, cum laude
  • Utah Attorney General – Public Affairs Division, Salt Lake City, UT: Law Clerk, April 1998-December 1998
  • United States Attorney, District of Nebraska, Omaha, NE: Law Clerk, August 1997-December 1997
  • Omaha City Attorney – Civil Division, Omaha, NE: Law Clerk, May 1996-April 1998
Professional Associations & Civic Activities

  • Utah Supreme Court Ethics & Discipline Committee – Panel Member (2017-present)
  • Fifth District Judicial Nominating Commission (Member, 2010-2014)
  • Utah State Bar – Spring Convention 2010 (Chairperson)
  • St. George Area Chamber of Commerce (Chairperson, Community and Political Action Committee, 2011-2014; Ex officio Member, Board of Directors, 2011-2014)
  • Southern Utah Bar Association (President, 2005; President-elect and Secretary, 2004, Treasurer 2003)
  • LDS Family Services Advisory Board, Southern Utah Region, Legal Counsel (2012-2018)
  • Washington City Planning Commission, Commissioner (November 2015-July 2018)
  • State Delegate, Utah Republican Party (2012-2013)
Recognitions & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell – Rated AV Preeminent Attorney (January 2013-present)
  • UTAH BUSINESS Magazine – Recognized as Utah Legal Elite (2015 and 2017)
Admissions

  • Utah State Bar, 1998
  • United States District Court, District of Utah, 1998
Reported & Representative Cases

  • Slavens v. Four Corners Health Care Corp. (Fourth Judicial District Court, Provo, Utah, April 2019) – obtained $1.9 million verdict for regional home health care company following two-week jury trial
  • Arata v. Shefco, Ltd., 2014 UT App 148, 330 P.3d 115
    Van Den Eikhof v. Vista School, a Utah Public Charter School, 2012 UT App 125, 278 P.3d 622, 2012
  • Kay H. Traveller Investments, L.L.C. v. Questar Gas Co., 2005 UT App 270 WL 1405500, 2005
Languages

  • Spanish

Our Team

V. Lowry Snow
Curtis M. Jensen
Lewis P. Reece
J. Gregory Hardman
Matthew J. Ence
Cameron M. Morby
Jonathan P. Wentz
Devin Snow
Jeff R. Miles
Sean J Romeny
Devon J Hermann
Victoria Carlton