Mountain States Super Lawyers Recognizes 19 Utah Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in 2023 Rankings


SALT LAKE CITY (July 12, 2023) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that 19 attorneys in the Salt Lake City office have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Mountain States Super Lawyers publication. Of those 19, seven were recognized as Rising Stars. 

Super Lawyers is a listing of 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. Super Lawyers was first published in 1991 by Law & Politics and was acquired by Thomson Reuters, Legal in February 2010. Thomson Reuters is a leading source of information for businesses and professionals.

The following Snell & Wilmer attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Mountain States Super Lawyers rankings:

2023 Mountain States Super Lawyers - Utah
Troy J. Aramburu*, Business Litigation
Wade R. Budge, Land Use/Zoning 
Brian D. Cunningham, Banking
Denise A. Dragoo**, Energy & Resources
Elizabeth “Leeza” Evensen, Real Estate
Tracy H. Fowler, PI – Products: Defense
Matthew L. Lalli**, Business Litigation
Brad W. Merrill, Mergers & Acquisitions
Mark O. Morris, Business Litigation
Stewart O. Peay, Business Litigation
Amy F. Sorenson**, Civil Litigation: Defense 
John G. Weston, Mergers & Acquisitions

*10th Year Listed | **Included on Any Top List

The following Snell & Wilmer attorneys in Utah were selected for inclusion in the 2022 Mountain States Rising Stars list. The selection process for Rising Stars is the same as the Super Lawyers selection process except that to be eligible for inclusion, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less, and candidates do not go through the peer evaluation by practice area.

2023 Mountain States Rising Stars - Utah
Cameron Cutler, Business Litigation
Bret R. Evans, Business Litigation
Allison B. Hale, Real Estate
Michael Hutchings*, Real Estate
Jonathan Kotter, Banking
Rachael M. Motzkus, Real Estate
Tyson J. Prisbrey, Business Litigation

*New to List

About Snell & Wilmer
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 500 attorneys practicing in 16 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including Salt Lake City, Utah; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California; Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Portland, Oregon; Dallas, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit