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Douglas P. Farr

Douglas P. Farr

Partner| Salt Lake City

Douglas Farr is a commercial litigator who helps his clients resolve their legal problems so they can focus on generating revenue. He focuses on a broad range of industries, including real estate, financial services, insurance, and direct sales/multi-level marketing. Douglas's experience spans from representing creditors through the complexities of bankruptcy cases to litigating cases with legal issues involving secured transactions, judgment collections, water rights, construction defects, securities, partnership disputes, land use and zoning disputes, professional liability insurance coverage and bad faith issues, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Clean Water Act and the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act.

Douglas is a member of the Snell & Wilmer Attorney Development Committee.

  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
    • Lead Note & Comment Editor, BYU Law Review
    • Executive Editor, BYU Journal of Public Law
    • Student Bar Association, President
  • Brigham Young University (B.A., Anthropology, 2006)
  • Utah Minority Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Utah State Bar
    • Executive Committee of the Litigation Section, Member
  • "A Tailored Approach to Enforcing Judgments," Moderator, Lunch & Learn CLE (February 22, 2017)
  • "Not Perfect: Perfecting Security Interests in Water Shares," Co-Author, Utah Banker (Spring 2014)
  • "Protecting Public Lands from the Public: Kane County and Revised Statute 2477," 2010 BYU L. Rev. 67 (2010)
  • "Up in Smoke: Federal Preemption and the Parity Debate in County of San Diego v. San Diego NORML," Note, 23 BYU J. Pub. L. (Winter 2009)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Business Litigation (2014-2018)
  • Utah's Legal Elite: Up and Coming, Utah Business Magazine (2015-2019)
  • Faculty Award for Meritorious Achievement and Distinguished Service, J. Reuben Clark Law School (2010)
  • J. Reuben Clark Award for Academic Excellence, Integrity and Service, J. Reuben Clark Law School (2009)
  • Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake, Board of Directors (2018)
  • The Sharing Place, Board of Directors (2016-present)
  • March of Dimes, Utah Chapter, Board of Directors (2013-2016)
  • March for Babies, Utah Statewide Chair (2014)
  • Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake (formerly Indian Walk-In Center for Salt Lake City Native American Community), Board of Directors, Vice-Chair (2011-2012)
  • Fifth Grade Mentoring Program, Mentor (2007-2008)
  • Wasatch Elementary School, English as a Second Language Mentor (1999-2000)
  • Supreme Court of Utah, Judicial Extern to Associate Chief Justice Matthew Durrant
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada, Judicial Extern to Chief Judge Roger Hunt
  • Devonshires Solicitors, London, England, Legal Extern
  • Utah
  • Supreme Court of Utah
  • United States District Court, District of Utah
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court