Posts By: Susan Patterson

RBMN Welcomes Attorneys Jonathon Parry, Adam Affleck and Glenn Bronson

Jon Parry practices in the areas of estate planning and administration, business law, and business succession planning. Adam Affleck’s practice focuses on trial and appellate work involving bankruptcy, real estate, contracts, secured transaction, fraud, trade regulation and anti-trust. Glenn Bronson’s practice concentrates on contract, fraud and bankruptcy-related litigation. We are honored to have these seasoned… Read more »

The Doctrine of Election of Remedies in Utah

July 2019 One procedural issue parties occasionally face in civil litigation is the requirement to make an election of remedies. In its most basic terms, the election of remedies doctrine prevents double redress for a single wrong and avoids legally or factually inconsistent recoveries for the same wrong. There may be a claim alleged in… Read more »

Steven H. Bergman April 2019 Based on information contained in the Department of Commerce’s most recent annual report, there are currently more than 300,000 businesses operating in Utah, with approximately 60,000 new business filings each year. For the past decade, the most common form of new entity in Utah has been the limited liability company…. Read more »

Richards Brandt Attorneys Named Utah Legal Elite 2019

March 2019 Richards Brandt is pleased to congratulate the following attorneys for being recognized as Legal Elite in Utah Business Magazine: Civil Litigation:  Bobby Wright, Rafael Seminario Construction:  Brian Bolinder, Craig Coburn, Lincoln Harris Healthcare:  Cortney Kochevar Insurance:  Gary Johnson Intellectual Property:  Barry Scholl Workers’ Compensation:  Mark Sumsion, David Tolk

Craig Coburn Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

At the 5th Annual Intermountain Construction Defect & Dispute Conference held on February 8, 2019, the Utah chapter of Advise & Consult awarded Craig Coburn with its Lifetime Achievement Award for Craig’s contributions in construction law.  Richards Brandt congratulates Craig for this much deserved award honoring him for his level of excellence and longtime service in… Read more »

Gary Johnson Receives G. Duffield Smith Outstanding Publication Award

August 2018 Gary Johnson has been selected as this year’s DRI recipient of the G. Duffield Smith Outstanding Publication Award.  This award honors the author of the most outstanding defense related article published in For The Defense or In-House Defense Quarterly in 2017.  His article “Planning the Future:  Blockchain Technology and the Insurance Industry published in the In-House Defense Quarterly Fall… Read more »

Barbara Melendez Selected as One of 30 Women to Watch by Utah Business Magazine

June 2018 Barbara Melendez Richards Brandt Miller and Nelson congratulates Barbara Melendez, Shareholder and Immigration Practice Chair, who has been selected as one of Utah Business 30 Women to Watch.  Richards Brandt is honored to be associated with Barbara who is a highly respected and valued member of the firm.  Barbara’s dedication, expertise and experience are… Read more »

UCC Article 9: What You Need to Know, Part 5

Clint M. Hanni April 2018 UCC Financing Statements Once the loan documents have been signed, it is imperative from the lender’s point of view that a UCC financing statement be filed in the proper location to “perfect” its interest in the collateral. This is a routine task that is easy to overlook in the rush… Read more »

UCC Article 9: What You Need to Know, Part 4

Clint M. Hanni April 2018 Security Agreements – For Debtors Let’s say that you have approached a bank about getting a loan for working capital purposes. You have inventory and accounts receivable to offer as collateral to secure the loan. After agreeing to basic terms, the bank sends you a loan agreement, a promissory note… Read more »

UCC Article 9: What You Need to Know, Part 3

Clint M. Hanni March 2018 Security Agreements – For Lenders Security agreements lie at the heart of loan transactions. If you are a lender, the security agreement is the document that insures you will be repaid. Security agreements are most often stand-alone documents, but they don’t have to be. Language creating a security interest can… Read more »