Bruce E. Babcock

Bruce E. Babcock: Attorney with Jones, Waldo, Holbrook & McDonough A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder; Member, Board of Directors; Leader, Tax Practice Group; Leader, Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice Group; Leader, Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organization Practice Group; Former Chair, Business Department at Jones, Waldo, Holbrook & McDonough A Professional Corporation (67 Attorneys)
  • 170 S. Main Street, Suite 1500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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More than 37 years of experience in tax planning for corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and individuals. Advises employers and executives regarding compensation and benefit issues. Designs and drafts qualified and nonqualified retirement plans and advises employers and plan administrators regarding plan administration. Forms nonprofit corporations and obtains IRS determinations of tax-exempt status.


Associate - Smith & Schnaake LPA now Thompson Hine LLP - Dayton, OH 1981-1984

Associate - Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough PC 1984-1986

Shareholder - Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough PC 1986-present


•Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2010-2017
•Best Lawyers in America, Employee Benefits Law, 2003-2017
•Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year, Employee Benefits Law, 2017
•Chambers USA, Labor & Employment ERISA, 2011-2017
•Super Lawyers, Employee Benefits/ERISA 2012-2017

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Administrative Advocacy
  • Agricultural and Other Cooperatives
  • Emerging Companies
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits
  • Healthcare Law
  • Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Business

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801.534.7246  Phone
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1977
Law School Attended:
Brigham Young University, J.D., cum laude, Note and Comment Editor, Brigham Young University Law Review, 1979-1980, 1980; New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1981
Year of First Admission:
1983, U.S. Tax Court; 1981, Ohio; 1980, Utah; 1986, U.S. Claims Court


Member, Utah State Bar

Member, Utah State Bar, Taxation Section

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Alpha Psi

Birth Information:
Loma Linda, California, 1954

Peer Reviews

Salt Lake City, Utah

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