Mr. Newman is a shareholder in the firm’s litigation section where he focuses on commercial litigation and construction litigation.
Mr. Newman handles a wide range of commercial and general litigation, including contractual disputes, trade secret misappropriation, non-competition and non-solicitation disputes, partnership/shareholder disputes, and business torts. He also regularly represents landowners in boundary and land use disputes. Mr. Newman has prosecuted and defended claims for clients in a broad range of industries, including direct selling, technology, advertising, manufacturing, health care, medical device, transportation, and real estate.
In his construction practice, Mr. Newman handles disputes and claims involving construction and design defects, scheduling, liens, delay and disruption issues, performance, payment, and other issues related to construction projects. Mr. Newman represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers throughout the construction process.
Mr. Newman has been recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers as a Rising Star (2016-2019) in the category of Business Litigation and has been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite,” as published in Utah Business Magazine (2013, 2016-2019).
Prior to joining Ray Quinney & Nebeker, Mr. Newman served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Dee V. Benson at the United States District Court for the District of Utah.
University of Utah, J.D., 2010
Utah State University, M.B.A., 2007
Utah State University, B.A., Accounting, 2006
Admitted to Practice -
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Utah State Bar, 2010