A. Joseph Sano Shareholder

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
Products Liability

A.J.’s interest in the legal profession began at an early age.  While still a teenager, A.J. started working at Strong & Hanni as a courier.  During his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Utah, A.J. continued working at Strong & Hanni in various capacities.  Practicing for more than a decade now, A.J. is a trial and appellate lawyer who handles a variety of complex litigation matters, including insurance coverage and bad faith, product liability, personal injury and wrongful death. His work in insurance coverage includes commercial and personal lines coverage, professional liability coverage, special investigations, and declaratory judgment actions.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Federal Bar Association

Davis County Bar Association

Utah Defense Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Representative Cases

Friend v. American National, 2016 U.S. Dist. Lexis 99018 (D. Utah 2016)

American National Prop. & Cas. v. Checketts, 528 Fed. Appx. 851 (10th Cir. 2013)

Penunuri v. Sundance Partners, Ltd., 301 P.3d 984 (Utah 2013)

Krehbiel v. Travelers Insurance Company, 2010 U.S. App. Lexis 13620 (10th Cir. 2010)

Zurich American Ins. Co. v. Mitchell, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6747 (D. Utah 2010)

Custom Rustic v. Travelers Indemnity of Conn., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 107273 (D. Utah 2009)

Chimera Investment Co. v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 268 Fed. Appx. 793 (10th Cir. 2008)

Li v. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 150 P.3d 471 (Utah 2006)

Afridi v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 122 P.3d 596 (Utah 2005)

Big Sky Finance Co. v. Lawyers Title Ins. Corp., 2006 UT App 337

A. Joseph Sano