Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood - Salt Lake City Complex Litigation Lawyer
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Attorneys Handling Intellectual Property, Business Litigation And Other Complex Legal Issues

The lawyers at the law firm of Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood, handle intellectual property, business litigation and other complex legal issues for a wide range of local, national and international clients. The firm is proud to count among its clients some of Utah's top technology, communications and biotech companies. The firm's attorneys provide representation in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Utah, including Salt Lake City, Park City, Ogden, Provo and St. George. They provide powerful advocacy designed to leverage their personal and professional qualifications with commitment and authority.

Although based in Utah, the firm's reach extends far beyond the state. The patent practice of Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood generates more work from national and international clients than from within the state. Due to the firm's location and cost structure, its patent prosecution services cost a fraction of that of large west- and east-coast law firms, and its trial lawyers regularly handle cases across the country, with the most experience in New York, California and Texas. The firm has extensive experience representing foreign and international clients in both patent prosecution and litigation.

With flat fees, capped fees and other custom arrangements, the firm is able to flexibly determine the type of representation you need.

Cost Efficiencies And Advantages Of A Mid-Sized Law Firm

Under extreme pressure to lower legal costs in the current economy, companies have been increasingly turning to smaller firms like Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood to handle outside legal work. With flat fees, capped fees and other custom arrangements, the firm is able to flexibly determine the type of representation you need at a price point that makes sense.

The size of Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood also means that a skilled attorney will handle every aspect of your legal matter from beginning to end, rather than being passed around to individuals who may only be somewhat aware of minute aspects of your case. This enables the firm to provide a level of personalized service unsurpassed by larger law firms across the country.

Case Examples

The firm is known for assertively protecting its clients' legal rights and business interests, and for working closely with clients to ensure solutions tailored to their specific needs and long-term business goals. The firm has successfully pursued a variety of small, medium, and large litigation matters, including complex cases with claims as high as nine figures.

In 2012, Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood lawyers Peggy Tomsic, James Magleby, and Eric Schnibbe won a unanimous verdict of over $133 million for the firm's client, USA Power, after a more than five-week jury trial. The award was one of the largest jury awards in Utah history.

Further reading: Texas Company Wins $134M From Utah Utility Owner Pacificorp

The USA Power verdict was one of the Top 100 Verdicts of 2012, as reported in The National Law Journal and Verdict Search.

Further reading: See The National Law Journal, The Top 100 Verdicts of 2012

It is also believed to be the largest trade secret verdict in the United States in 2012, and the largest trade secret verdict ever issued in Utah.


Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood attorneys obtained a multimillion-dollar damages award for its client, Mark Haug, after a two-week jury trial.

Further reading: La Caille Owners to Pay $4.7 Million to Ex-Partner

Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood lawyers obtained a multimillion-dollar damages award for its client, Utah-based ClearOne Communications, Inc., after a two-and-a-half week jury trial.

Further reading:

ClearOne Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Damages by Jury in Federal Trade Secret Misappropriation

Federal Court Orders Judgment in Favor of ClearOne for Approximately $9.7 Million in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case

Skilled Representation Backed By Experience And National Recognition

The lawyers of Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood have earned their reputations for hard work, tenacity and results through decades of experience. Graduating from a variety of law schools with a diverse set of life experiences and professional backgrounds, the firm's attorneys bring decades of real-world life experience to bear on the practice of law. Its lawyers consistently rank in the top of their professions by well-known ranking institutions, a fact reflected in the firm's numerous successful case results.

The firm's trial and litigation group, previously practicing as Magleby & Greenwood, P.C., has been listed in Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, as a top-tier law firm for Litigation: General Commercial, since 2011.

Attorneys at the firm have been repeatedly selected as Super Lawyers® over the years, including in the Mountain States Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars edition, which provides a listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of the total lawyers in the Mountain States are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers®, and no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys in the Mountain States who are under 40 or who have practiced law for less than ten years are named to the Rising Stars list. Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood lawyers have been recognized by Super Lawyers since the early days of the predecessor firm.

Partners Christine Greenwood and Peggy Tomsic were also recognized in the Top 40/50 Women attorneys in the Mountain States Super Lawyers® magazine every year since 2009.

Contact Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood With Your Legal Questions

To find out how the firm's attorneys can help meet your legal needs, complete an online contact form, or call 866-928-7962.

Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood

Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood
170 South Main Street, Suite 1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Toll Free: 866-928-7962
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