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Business Law and Litigation
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Condemnation/Eminent Domain Litigation
Employment Law and Litigation
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Land Use, Development and Zoning Law
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Kevin Anderson

President, Director, Shareholder

For over 20 years, Mr. Anderson has been a leading trial lawyer in the western United States.  His practice focuses in the areas of Eminent Domain, Land Use, Intellectual Property, Construction, Employment, Commercial and Corporate Litigation.  He is also a seasoned business lawyer, representing clients in business ventures and litigation throughout the Pacific Rim area. 

Mr. Anderson is a well known Eminent Domain lawyer, and the only Utah member of the Owners Counsel of America, the leading national association of Eminent Domain practioners.  His practice has involved actions to acquire land for airport runways, aviation easements, public buildings, electrical power substations, power lines and railroad corridors, and to obtain compensation for clients whose property has been condemned for highways, power lines, pipelines and schools.  He has obtained many multi-million dollar judgments and settlements for his landowner clients and has successfully condemned critical property for major public projects.

The litigation practice of Mr. Anderson also includes intellectual property issues, such as trade secrets, trade dress, trademarks, unfair competition and non-competition , non-disclosure and non-solicitation agreements.  He has significant experience in construction litigation, representing one of the largest suppliers of structural steel building products in the United States.  He is also skilled in corporate, commercial, franchise, and securities litigation. 

Mr. Anderson is also the author of several professional publications including monographs and articles and is a frequent lecturer at seminars and other professional meetings. 

Publications and Papers

•    Utah Eminent Domain Handbook
•    Eminent Domain Trial Manual and Forms
•    Real Estate Development
•    The Ten Critical Land Use Issues in Utah
•    Overview of Utah Eminent Domain Law
•    Evolution of Regulatory Takings Law in the United States

 Representative Cases

•    Alpine School District v. Hidden Canyon  (condemnation action, representing landowner, resulting in a judgment of $2.978,000.00)
•    Ivory Development and Utah Valley Home Owners Association, et al., v. Lehi City, (impact fee/regulatory takings action, representing landowner, resulting in a settlement in excess of $1,000,000.00 in refunds, benefits, and credits)
•    UDOT v. 12300 South  (condemnation action, representing landowner, resulting in a settlement in excess of $793,000)
•    UDOT v. Walker, et al, (condemnation action, representing landowner, resulting in a settlement of $575,000)
•    Salt Lake City Department of Airports v. Kunz,(representation of condemnor in connection with acquisition of avigation easement for Tooele Valley Airport)
•    Sunglo v. Ore-Ida, et al (multi million dollar trade secret and business tort dispute).
•    United States v. 8.8 Acres of Land, (condemnation action representing landowner, resulting in a jury verdict of nearly 2 million dollars)

Representative Clients

•    Target Corporation (Target Stores)
•    Nucor Corporation (Nucor Steel)
•    Vulcraft (structural steel building products)
•    Zions Bank
•    Savers Retail Stores
•    Utah Valley Home Builders Association
•    Ivory Homes and Ivory Development
•    Richmond American Homes
•    Garbett Homes
•    Peterson Development, Peterson Homes
•    Salt Lake City Corporation
•    Salt Lake City Department of Airports
•    Tooele Valley Airport
•    Wasatch Capital Partners

Honors and Awards

•    AV Rating, Preeminate Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell
•    Utah’s Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine
•    Rocky Mountain Super Lawyers
•    Owner’s Council of America,  Utah Member
•    National Real Estate Educator’s Association, Distinguished Real Estate Instructor Award
•    Adjunct Professor of the Year, Westminster College

Pro Bono and Community Activities

•    Founding Board Member, Utah Children’s Museum
•    Frequent Lecturer and Presenter at Eminent Domain and Land Use Seminars