Nicholas A. Bender



P: 801.532.7080

F: 801.596.1508

Nicholas Bender grew up in North Carolina but has spent much of his adult life in Arizona and Utah.  He focuses his practice on civil litigation, including complex personal-injury and bad-faith actions.  Nicholas advocates passionately for his clients, and he takes pride in providing disciplined analysis so he can deliver favorable outcomes efficiently.  Nicholas has substantial experience handling death and catastrophic-injury cases.  He applies to each new case a strategic approach focused on identifiable objectives and case themes, which he develops and achieves through targeted discovery.  Clients also appreciate his ability to shorten and resolve litigation through well-crafted motions.

When not at work, Nicholas enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, exploring the outdoors, and coaching his kids’ soccer teams.


Professional Associations, Memberships, and Awards

Utah Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Rising Star, Super Lawyers® rating service


Language Skills


Salt Lake Office



  • Litigation

  • Insurance Defense

  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation

  • Coverage

  • Products Liability