Attorney Profile

Brit Merrill is an associate in the firm’s litigation, employment, and labor law sections. Prior to joining Ray Quinney & Nebeker, Ms. Merrill gained experience as a judicial law clerk for Magistrate Judge Evelyn J. Furse in the United States District Court for the District of Utah. She also worked as a judicial extern for Justice Jill N. Parrish with the Utah Supreme Court and the Honorable Robert J. Shelby in the United States District Court for the District of Utah.

Education

S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, J.D., 2016

  • Graduated with High Honors
  • Received Outstanding Achievement Award in Legal Writing
  • Received Outstanding Achievement Award in Legal Research
  • Pro Bono Certificate of Service

Westminster College, M.A., Community Leadership, 2013

  • Thesis: Human Trafficking and the Criminal Justice System in Utah
  • Student Commencement Speaker

University of Utah, B.S., Gender Studies with a minor in English, 2007

University of Utah, B.S., Environmental Studies, 2007

  • Honors Certificate
  • Service Learning Scholar

Prior Professional Experience

  • Judicial Law Clerk to Magistrate Judge Evelyn J. Furse, United States District Court for the District of Utah, 2016–2017

Admitted to Practice

  • Utah State Bar, 2016
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah, 2017

Affiliations / Memberships

Leadership

  • Fellow, Utah State Bar Leadership Academy, Class of 2017
  • Board, Women Lawyers of Utah, 2015–present
  • Historian Chair, Women Lawyers of Utah, 2016–present
  • Judicial Nominating Committee, Women Lawyers of Utah, 2017–present

Utah State Bar

  • Member, Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Member, Utah Minority Bar Association
  • Member, Women Lawyers of Utah
  • Member, Young Lawyers Division

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Publications / Presentations

  • Brit Merrill & Adrienne Nash, Women in the Law: Refreshing our Collective Memories, UTAH BAR JOURNAL, Nov./Dec. 2017.