Sophisticated Litigation For Business And Commercial Law Matters

Our trial attorneys handle complex litigation for multinational corporations and mid-sized and small businesses, as well as for individuals with critical civil legal matters to resolve, including business law concerns, intellectual property, trade secrets, insurance disputes, real estate conflicts and contested probate.
American Inns Of Court
Utah Legal Elite | Top Lawyers In Utah
Super Lawyers
AV | AV Preeminent | Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings
Top Ranked | Chambers USA | 2020 | Best Litigation Attorneys in Salt Lake City 2021
A Boutique Litigation Law Firm Serving Utah For More Than Three Decades

Top Commercial Litigators

Attorneys at James Dodge Russell & Stephens are highly skilled in successfully navigating matters involving complex commercial litigation, administrative law, class action suits, and other legal actions. We have built a well-respected reputation for providing a straightforward, practical approach and obtaining favorable results for our clients regardless of the complexity of the dispute.
Whether representing plaintiffs or defendants, our firm’s attorneys often handle cases with prominent national and international corporations and law firms as legal opponents. Each senior attorney at James Dodge Russell & Stephens has been listed regularly among the top commercial litigators in Utah and the United States.

We Are Committed To Achieving Favorable Results

We founded our law firm on the belief that clients demand excellent legal work for a competitive fee. These goals are not mutually exclusive and can be achieved by well-prepared and efficient lawyers.​ We are those lawyers. We continually hone our skills and improve our practice by staying current with ever-changing legislation, administrative regulations, and case law.

Adeptly Managing Substantive Issues Requiring Legal Scholarship

The lawyers at James Dodge Russell & Stephens, have been involved in many of Utah’s largest, most complex cases during the past three decades. The firm’s attorneys are regularly retained in matters involving complicated economic and factual issues, multiple counsel, multiple parties, intense discovery and discovery problems.
James Dodge Russell & Stephens, consistently demonstrates a firm commitment to maintaining the highest academic and practical experience levels. Many of the firm’s lawyers have received an AV Preeminent peer-review rating,* the highest possible rating for competence and ethics, through Martindale-Hubbell.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.


The National Law Journal has featured the law firm of James Dodge Russell & Stephens, P.C., in its listing of the largest and most significant defense verdicts in the United States for the firm’s successful defense in a complex securities fraud class action lawsuit.