Paul W. Shakespear

Paul W. Shakespear: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Gateway Tower West, 15 West South Temple, Suite 1200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Paul Shakespear focuses his practice in commercial litigation, energy and utility law and defending clients in product liability and medical malpractice matters. His commercial litigation experience includes real estate and title insurance disputes, business membership cases and contract matters. He has represented his energy and utility clients in land use and regulatory matters. His product liability defense focuses on defending automotive and medical device manufacturers.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• How to Avoid Ethics Violations in a Social Media World, Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel Mountain West Chapter Ethics at the End CLE (November 13, 2014)
•“An Answer to the Intentional Tortfeasor Question,” Author, Attorney At Law Magazine (Vol. 3 No. 3)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Utah's Legal Elite: Civil Litigation, Utah Business Magazine (2017-2019)
•Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition
•Personal Injury Defense (2013-2016)
•Business Litigation (2010, 2017-2018)

Community Involvement

•American Lung Association, Utah Chapter, Board of Directors

Other Professional Experience

•U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Field Solicitor, Intermountain Region, Legal Intern (2005)
•J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Research Assistant for John E. Fee and James R. Rasband (2005-2007)

Related News & Events

Jun 11
Mountain States Super Lawyers 2018 Recognizes 21 Utah Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Feb 01
Utah Legal Elite Recognizes 23 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Jun 12
Mountain States Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 21 Utah Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Feb 01
Utah Legal Elite Recognizes 27 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Dec 19
Snell & Wilmer Elects New Partners and Counsel

Jun 13
Mountain States Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 43 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Nov 10
American Lung Association Nominates Snell & Wilmer Attorney Paul Shakespear To The Board Of Directors

Jun 12
Mountain States Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 42 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

Oct 07
Snell & Wilmer Obtains Defense Verdict for Ford Motor Company

Related Publications

Jun 03
Under Construction - Legal Fees and Costs Recovery and Dispute Resolution Clauses

(Also at Las Vegas, Nevada Office)

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801.257.1972  Phone
University Attended:
Southern Utah University, B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, Kenneth R. Benson, Outstanding Student Award, Alpha Chi and Pi Sigma Alpha, Member, 2004
Law School Attended:
J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., Managing Editor, Education Law Journal, Vice President, Natural Resources Law Society, 2007
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court, District of Utah; United States District Court, District of Nevada; Supreme Court of Utah; Utah; Nevada; Supreme Court of Nevada

Professional Memberships & Activities

•American Bar Association
•Utah Defense Lawyers Association


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