Maralyn M. English Shareholder
Ms. English has extensive experience handling all aspects of litigation matters. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation, employment litigation, intellectual property litigation, appellate practice and mediation.
In Ms. English’s complex commercial litigation practice, she recently successfully defended a commercial general contractor and its president in a five week jury trial in state court. Not only were her clients held not liable under any of the claims brought against them by one of Utah’s largest general contractors, the jury awarded her clients in excess of $13 million in damages, including $5 million in punitive damages. She has also recently served as local counsel for Novell in a multi-million dollar antitrust case filed against Microsoft. In addition to successfully representing a company alleging trademark infringement, she has defended companies in litigation against claims of copyright and trademark infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets. She represented two technology companies in a lawsuit brought against Computer Associates, that resulted in a $40 million settlement for her clients after the first day of trial. Ms. English also represented three professional consultants in a two-week jury trial in federal court. The jury awarded Ms. English's clients $5.2 million in damages.
As part of Ms. English's employment & mediation practice, Ms. English is willing to conduct mediations and employment investigations across the United States. She has represented private and public sector employers in federal court, state court, administrative hearings, and arbitration/mediations. She has also successfully represented employees in litigation against their employers. Ms. English advises clients on employment-related matters, including employment policies, ADA, ADEA, Title VII, sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination and covenants not to compete.
Utah State Bar
Utah Legal Elite 2006 through 2013
A Uniform Approach for Determining Arranger Liability under CERCLA; 1998 BYU Law Review, 1241 (cited in Department of Toxic Substances Control v. Interstate Non-Ferrous Corp., 99 F.Supp.2d 1123 (E.D. Cal. 2000))
Utah Juvenile Court Guidebook 1998