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Eric K. Jenkins

Phone: 801-441-9393

Eric is an experienced litigator who has tried more than 25 cases to verdict in court and administrative proceedings. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, product liability, personal injury, and workers’ compensation. He is admitted to practice in all Utah state and federal courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals, and the Tenth Circuit.

Education Recognition Associations Lectures / Publications Opinions
  • Reuben Clark Law School, J.D. – Cum Laude, 2005

           Member of national moot court team

  • Brigham Young University, B.A. in Journalism, 2002
  • Mountain States Super Lawyer Rising Star 2012-2017
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance ("CLM")
  • International Association of Defense Counsel ("IADC")
  • Utah Minority Bar Association
  • Presenter – Mass Tort Litigation; 2016 Utah Fall Forum.
  • Author – Utah Employment Law, 2013 and 2015 ALFA International 50 State Compendium.
  • Author - Utah Workers' Compensation Law, 2012 and 2014 ALFA International 50 State Compendium.
  • Presenter – The Allen Rule; Legal Causation in Utah, ESIS Annual Training Conference, October 20, 2012.
  • Author – Utah Collateral Source Rule, The Collateral Source Rule: A Compendium of State Law,   Defense Research Institute, 2011.
  • Author – Medical and Health Spa Law in Utah, ALFA International 50 State Compendium.
  • Author – Personal Liability of a Business Owner, Utah Valley Business Quarterly, Spring 2004.
  • Guzman v. Labor Commission, 2015 UT App 310, 365 P.3d 725 (appeal related to employee’s claim for permanent total disability)

  • Redmond v. Bigelow, Case No. 2:13CV393, U.S. District Court, D. Utah, 2014 WL 2765469 (successful petition for class action certification)

  • French v. Labor Commission, 2011 UT App 120, 251 P.3d 868 (rejecting claim by appellant that medical examinations had been performed improperly and other evidentiary disputes)

  • Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. v. Healthright Partners, LP, Case No. 2:09cv650, U.S. District Court, D. Utah, 2010 WL 322141 (interpreting scope of mandatory arbitration under Financial Industry Regulatory Association (FINRA)
  • Benson v. Lucent Technologies, 2007 UT App 145 (affirming ruling that appellant was not permanently and totally disabled)