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Durham Jones & Pinegar Named No. 1 Law Firm in Utah for Business and Transactions Law by Super Lawyers

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Salt Lake City – Durham Jones & Pinegar was listed in the 2012 Super Lawyers® Business Edition as the No. 1 firm for Business and Transactions in the state of Utah.

The selection of D|J|P as the top law firm in Utah for Business and Transactions was “based on the number of attorneys within the firm who were listed in 2011 Super Lawyers in business practice areas, in addition to a combination of metrics indicating the quality of those attorneys, including: the number of years selected to the list, inclusion on a top list and their average blue ribbon panel scores,” according to Super Lawyers®.

According to the publisher, “Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.”

Lawyers from the firm included in this ranking were Jeffrey M. Jones (Securities and Corporate Finance), N. Todd Leishman (Business/Corporate), Thomas R. Taylor (Mergers/Acquisitions). In addition, lawyers Kenneth L. Cannon, II, Duane H. Gillman, Penrod W. Keith and Steven J. McCardell were all ranked in the area of bankruptcy.

Super Lawyers® also recognized D|J|P’s founder Paul M. Durham (real estate), and shareholders Kenneth L. Cannon (bankruptcy) and Steven J. McCardell (bankruptcy) as among the Top 100 Lawyers in the Mountain States region (including Idaho, Nevada, Montana, Utah and Wyoming). In addition, 25 attorneys at the firm were mentioned as Mountain States Super Lawyers®, noting their work in practice areas that range from litigation to intellectual property.