Patrick E. Johnson
Patrick Johnson specializes in civil litigation and bankruptcy law. His litigation practice includes all aspects of civil litigation, including breach of contract claims, construction defects and disputes, and collections. He has also defended products liability, wrongful death and personal injury actions, and he has experience in patent and trademark infringement and trade secret misappropriation cases. Other areas of experience include enforcing license agreements and non-compete agreements, complying with administrative or regulatory procedures, including government contracts and workplace safety, and addressing various issues relating to business acquisitions and contract interpretation.
Mr. Johnson prides himself on obtaining positive outcomes for his clients and vigorously protecting their rights. He also understands that most clients are not in the business of suing and being sued—litigation is time consuming and costly and bankruptcy is frequently a last resort for both debtors and creditors. Therefore, at the beginning of and throughout the case, he advises clients of the spectrum of potential outcomes and corresponding cost of reaching those outcomes. This approach allows the client to understand the risks and to participate in and make informed decisions about case strategy.
Mr. Johnson received his bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and his law degree from the University of Utah. He is also a member of the Salt Lake County Bar Association and American Inns of Court.
- Creditors’ Rights
All State and Federal Courts in Utah
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Juris Doctor, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law – J.D., 2005
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Davidson College, 1998
- David K. Watkiss – Sutherland II American Inn of Court (2006-present)
- Member, Salt Lake County Bar (2005-present)
- Named to Utah Business Magazine’s Legal Elite
“Avoiding Preference Actions,” June 2013