Angus Edwards

Angus Edwards: Attorney with Jones, Waldo, Holbrook & McDonough A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
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Mr. Edwards litigates insurance coverage, wrongful death, civil rights, medical malpractice, products liability and personal injuries. He advises insurance carriers in underwriting and coverage disputes. He has defended employers in employment jury trials. He has acted as lead trial counsel in the defense of numerous state and federal jury trials in Utah, including jury trials in eight different counties in the State of Utah.


Mr. Edwards is the former Litigation Department Chair and is currently the Loss Prevention Partner.


•Lexis/Nexis, Martindale Hubbell, AV Rating
•Utah Business Magazine, Legal Elite, 2012-2018
•Best Lawyers, 2014-2018

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Plaintiff Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Group

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801.534.7465  Phone
University Attended:
University of Utah, B.S., magna cum laude, 1981
Law School Attended:
University of Utah, S. J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
1985, Utah; 1985, U.S. District Court, District of Utah and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

•Member, Utah State Bar
•Member, Salt Lake County Bar

Birth Information:
Arlington, Virginia, 1960
Reported Cases:
REPRESENTATIVE CASEWORK: Choate v. ARS-Fresno, LLC, 2016 UT App 249; Zisumbo v. Ogden Regional Med. Ctr., 801 F.3d 1185 (10th Cir. 2015); Avalos v. TL Custom, LLC, 330 P.3d 727 (Utah Ct. App. 2014); Drum v. Northrup Grumman Systems, No. 13-4034 (10th Cir. March 25, 2014); Tarazi v. Truehope, Inc., 958 F.Supp.2d 428 (S.D.N.Y. 2013); Guss v. Cheryl, Inc., 2010 UT App 249, 240 P.3d 1142; BC Technical, Inc. v. Ensil Int'l Corp., 2009 WL 81386 (D. Utah Jan. 9, 2009); Beach House Club v. Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of Am., 2009 WL 2512857 (D. Utah Aug. 17, 2009); Poyner v. New Albertsons, Inc., 2009 WL 2984040 (D. Utah Sept. 17, 2009); Bankhead v. Fire Ins. Exch., 2009 WL 3672893 (D. Utah Oct. 30, 2009); Beach House Club v. Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of Am., 2009 WL 3580058 (D. Utah Oct. 30, 2009); Henrie v. Northrop Grumman Corp., 502 F.3d 1228 (10th Cir. 2007).; Boswell v. Jasperson, 109 F. App'x. 270 (10th Cir. 2004); Johnson v. Life Inv. Ins. Co. of Am., 216 F.3d 1087 (10th Cir. 2000); Pac. Am. Const. v. Sec. Union Title, 1999 UT 87, 987 P.2d 45; Alta Health Strategies, Inc. v. CCI Mechanical Srv., 930 P.2d 280 (Utah App. 1996); Sharp v. Williams, 915 P.2d 495 (Utah 1996); Industrial Power Contractors v. Industrial Commission of Utah, 832 P.2d 477 (Utah App. 1992); Crosland v. Board of Review, 828 P.2d 528, cert. denied 843 P.2d 1042; DeStefano v. Oregon Mutual Ins. Co., 762 P.2d 1123 (Utah App. 1988); Deats v. Commercial Security Bank, 746 P.2d 1191 (Utah App. 1987), cert. denied 765 P.2d 1277 (Utah 1988)

Peer Reviews

4.6/5.0 (2 reviews)
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