Justin Hughes


Justin is a recent transplant to the Salt Lake Valley from Minnesota. He received his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School and his Master of Business Administration from the Carlson School of Management. Justin’s primary area of practice is in insurance defense. He brings a variety of experience to our litigation practice. As a civil prosecutor, Justin litigated numerous matters at the district court level and won several cases at trial. Outside of the courtroom, Justin has negotiated dozens of settlements to the benefit of his clients. Justin brings to the firm corporate experience. While at Medtronic, Justin developed a new method for how Medtronic evaluated its clinical trial contracts with academic medical centers. Justin has helped clients form LLCs, draft operating agreements, help entrepreneurs navigate the tax consequences of running a Kickstarter campaign, and advise on franchise agreements.

Justin loves to go hiking with his wife and daughter, nerd out over board games, and eat food that is entirely too spicy for his midwestern taste buds.



Salt Lake Office



  • Premise Liability

  • Transportation

  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation

  • Products Liability