Chambers USA Guide (Chambers), a preeminent legal ranking and resource guide has named Parsons Behle & Latimer (Parsons) among the top law firms in Utah, Idaho, Montana and Nevada in its 2024 USA Guide. Parsons received Chambers’ highest ranking (band one) in Utah in the practice areas of Environment, Natural Resources; Labor & Employment (also in Idaho); and Litigation: General Commercial. Parsons also ranked in the Real Estate; Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions; Natural Resources & Environment; and Intellectual Property practice areas in Utah and Idaho. For the first time, Parsons’ Montana office Natural Resources & Environment practice was ranked along with national ranking for Parsons’ Nevada office’s Mining & Metals practice.

Firm-wide, 31 attorneys were recognized in Chambers USA Guide 2024, including those located in the firm’s Salt Lake City office. They are: Richard J. Angell, Barbara Bagnasacco, J. Michael Bailey, Julianne P. Blanch, Jim B. Butler, Erik A. Christiansen, Shawn C. Ferrin, George M. Flint, Christina M. Jepson, Lisa A. Kirschner, Kyle V. Leishman, Michael J. Malmquist, Brandon J. Mark, Michael Patrick O’Brien, Kerry L. Owens, Brian P. Rosander, Jacob A. Santini, Jason D. Steiert, Nathan D. Thomas, Mark D. Tolman, Michael J. Tomko, Bruce H. White, Juliette P. White, Francis M. Wikstrom and Michael A. Zody. Attorneys recognized in Parsons’ Boise office are: Robert B. Burns, David S. Jensen, Norman M. Semanko and J. Kevin West. In Parsons’ Reno office, Chambers recognized attorney Jim B. Butler and Rew R. Goodenow; and in Parsons’ Helena office, Chambers recognized John E. Bloomquist.  

Parsons President Cory D. Sinclair says, “Parsons Behle& Latimer is proud to congratulate the attorneys recognized by Chambers for their outstanding legal service and dedication to our clients. We have so many talented attorneys who are recognized leaders in their respective areas of practice, and we are honored to have them recognized by their peers and clients for the outstanding legal service they provide.”

Chambers & Partners, the publishers of Chambers USA Guide, conduct thousands of in-depth client interviews to assess the reputations and expertise of business lawyers to determine rankings. Chambers rankings are one of the most highly regarded reference sources by corporate legal counsel and other purchasers of legal services.