Christine T. Greenwood

Christine T. Greenwood

Partner
Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone:
801-359-9000
Fax:
801-359-9011
Email:

Christine Greenwood's law practice focuses on civil and business litigation, including contract, trade secret, unfair competition, and partnership disputes. Ms. Greenwood is a founding partner of MAGLEBY CATAXINOS & GREENWOOD. In recent years, Ms. Greenwood has successfully obtained favorable summary judgment rulings for her clients, defeated contentious and complex motions for preliminary injunction, and successfully obtained preliminary injunctive relief and contempt rulings for violating such injunction orders. In 2012, Ms. Greenwood was co-counsel with James Magleby in a two-week arbitration proceeding, in which they achieved a $45 million settlement of behalf of their client. Ms. Greenwood has had numerous additional successes in pursuing business and commercial cases on behalf of her clients.

Ms. Greenwood is currently serving as vice-chair of the Ethics and Discipline Committee of the Utah Supreme Court. She previously served as a screening panel chair for the Ethics and Discipline Committee. Ms. Greenwood has previously served as a mentor for the Utah Supreme Court New Lawyer Training Program, volunteered as a guardian ad litem, and handled several matters for the Pro Bono Program of Utah Legal Services.

Ms. Greenwood is A/V rated by Martindale Hubble, the highest rating available. Ms. Greenwood has been included in the Mountain States Top 50 Women Lawyers and Mountain States Super LawyersTM in the area of business litigation. She has been listed in Best Lawyers in America®. Ms. Greenwood has been voted by her peers in Utah as one of Utah's "Legal Elite" for many years, as published in Utah Business Magazine.

Prior to joining MAGLEBY CATAXINOS & GREENWOOD, Ms. Greenwood served as a law clerk for Judge Monroe G. McKay on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, worked for the Salt Lake City office of the national law firm of Holme, Roberts & Owen, and served as in-house counsel for a natural gas transmission pipeline company.

Ms. Greenwood obtained her J.D. from the University of Utah College of Law in 1998, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law and Family Studies and a teaching assistant in legal writing and contract law. Ms. Greenwood received several awards for academic achievement, including awards for outstanding performance in antitrust, insurance law, legal writing and commercial document drafting.

Ms. Greenwood has served on the boards of several charitable organizations, including the YMCA of Greater Salt Lake and No More Homeless Pets in Utah.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction and Real Estate Litigation
  • Copyright Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Internet Law
  • Securities Litigation
  • Trade Dress
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademarks
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Unfair Competition

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2003

Education

  • University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • J.D. - 1998
    • Honors: William H. Leary Scholar, Top 13%
    • Law Journal: Journal of Law & Family Studies, Editor-in-Chief, 1997 - 1998
  • Reed College, Portland, Oregon
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • Survey of State Class Action Law (Utah Chapter), Co-Author, A.B.A. Sec. Litig. (2001 & 2002 eds.).

Representative Cases

  • Derma Pen, LLC v. 4EverYoung Ltd., No. 2:13-CV-000729-DN (D. Utah)
  • In re Derma Pen, LLC, No. 14-11894 (KJC) (Bankr. D. Del.)
  • Planned Parenthood Assoc. of Utah v. Herbert, 2:15-CV-693-CW (D. Utah)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ethics and Discipline Committee, Utah Supreme Court, Screening Panel Chair, 2005 - 2011
  • YMCA of Greater Salt Lake, Member, Board of Directors, 2000 - 2002
  • No More Homeless Pets in Utah, Member, Board of Directors, 2004 - 2006
  • David K. Watkiss-Sutherland II Inn of Court, Member
  • Utah Supreme Court New Layer Training Program, Mentor

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem, 2000 - 2001
  • Volunteer, Utah Legal Services Pro Bono Program