Elizabeth M. Butler

Elizabeth M. Butler: Attorney with Jones, Waldo, Holbrook & McDonough A Professional Corporation


Practices commercial litigation in several areas including complex business litigation, intellectual property litigation, natural resource litigation, securities, real estate, and competitive issues.

Litigated case of first impression in Utah jurisprudence involving interpretation of Utah’s constitution and common law doctrine related to access to and use of waters flowing over private property in the State of Utah.

Extensive experience litigating competitive issues including both enforcement and defense of restrictive covenants.

Experience litigating intellectual property matters requiring interpretation of complex patents as well as cases in the realm of copyright and trademark law.

Counseling and representation of public and private employers on labor and employment matters including, but not limited to collective bargaining, grievances, arbitration, labor litigation and related matters.


•Intern, for the Honorable Dee Benson, United States District Court for the District of Utah, Spring 2010
•Clerkship, Utah Attorney General, Environmental Division, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009-2010


•2014 - 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star in Intellectual Property Litigation

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Competitive Issues
  • Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Franchise Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Litigation and Advocacy for Land Use and Environmental Law
  • Outdoor Sports & Recreation Products Industry
  • Water Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801.534.7220  Phone
University Attended:
Hamilton College, B.A., Psychology; Hamilton College, B.A., Economics; Order of the Coif, William H. Leary Scholar, Quinney Award, 5th highest cumulative G.P.A. in class, Associate Editor, Utah Law Review, CALI Award for highest grade in eight law school courses including: Current Issues in Law & Biosciences, Criminal Procedure, Administrative Law, Legal Methods, Constitutional Law and Property.
Law School Attended:
S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, J.D., highest honors, 2011
Year of First Admission:
2011, Utah

Professional Affiliations

•University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Young Alumni Association, Board Member
•Utah Rape Recovery Center, Board Member

Birth Information:

Peer Reviews

This lawyer does not have peer reviews.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Salt Lake City, Utah

Contact Elizabeth M. Butler

Required Fields

Required Fields

By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.