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Fabian Clendenin Makes 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

By Norman Younker on August 11, 2014


The scales of justiceSalt Lake City, Utah - A total of 24 lawyers at Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC have been named to the 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers List and Rising Stars List. Approaching 100 years of existence, Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC remains a recognized leader in the practice of business and corporate law as well as in personal injury litigation - plaintiff.

“The inclusion of so many of our attorneys in the Mountain States Super Lawyers’ and Rising Stars’ lists underlines our ongoing commitment to excellent legal counsel,” said Peter Billings, president of Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC. “We've been consistently recognized for excellence because of our tireless dedication to our clients and the legal profession as a whole.”

Norman J. Younker Named to the Mountain States Super Lawyers List for a Seventh Straight Year

For the seventh year in a row, Mr. Younker has been named to the Mountain States Super Lawyers List for the law practice - Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical. One of the leading attorneys  at Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC, Mr. Younker is a well-established voice for plaintiffs in personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death lawsuits. He received his law degree from Brigham Young University and attended Cambridge University for post-doctoral work.

Before working in plaintiff's tort law, Mr. Younker represented defendants in medical malpractice actions, including one of the largest healthcare providers in the nation. Mr. Younker is a former president of the Utah Association for Justice (previously known as the Utah Trial Lawyer’s Association), for which he currently serves on the organization's board of governors.

Douglas B. Cannon Also Named a Mountain States Super Lawyer for the Seventh Straight Year

Mr. Cannon is another distinguished member of the Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC team who has made it to the Super Lawyers List for the seventh year in a row for the law practice - Personal Injury Plaintiff: Products. Mr. Cannon has more than 30 years of experience in complex litigation, with an emphasis on personal injury and product liability cases, intellectual property law, and antitrust litigation.

Mr. Cannon received his law degree from Duke University School of Law, from which he graduated with honors. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as in both state and federal courts in Utah and Idaho.

Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC: A Team of Super Lawyers

The attorneys at Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC practice in several different areas of law. The following attorneys at the firm made the 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers List:

  • Kevin N. Anderson - Business Litigation
  • P. Bruce Badger - Business Litigation
  • Diane H. Banks - Real Estate
  • Rosemary J. Beless - Real Estate
  • Jay B. Bell - Business/Corporate
  • Peter W. Billings - Civil Litigation Defense
  • Jason W. Hardin - Business Litigation
  • Gary E. Jubber - Bankruptcy
  • David N. Kelley - Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Douglas J. Payne - Bankruptcy
  • Scott M. Petersen - Employment & Labor
  • John D. Ray - Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical
  • John Robson - Employment & Labor
  • Scott R. Sabey - Real Estate

The Rising Stars of Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC

Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC is home to established professionals as well as tomorrow's preeminent legal experts. The Rising Stars List recognizes up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger and have been practicing law for fewer than 10 years. Many attorneys who are named Rising Stars eventually make the Super Lawyers List.

The following team members have been named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List:

  • Timothy K. Clark - Business Litigation
  • Robert G. Crockett - Real Estate
  • Jennifer E. Decker - Estate Planning & Probate
  • Philip D. Dracht - Business Litigation
  • David R. Hague - Bankruptcy
  • Ashton J. Hyde - Bankruptcy
  • Artemis D. Vamianakis - Business Litigation
  • James C. Waddoups - Business/Corporate

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a nationally recognized rating service that evaluates lawyers in more than 70 areas of practice. Both the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists highlight excellence in the legal field by evaluating an attorney's professional achievements as well as his or her standing among peers. A combination of peer nomination, peer evaluation, and independent research is considered for inclusion on these lists.

Contact Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC

If you would like to speak with the medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability legal team at Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC, please contact the firm directly. More information about the firm can be found at www.injuryutah.com.  The medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability legal team at Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC can be reached at:

215 S State Street, Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 384-4599

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