John R. Lund Shareholder
"John’s examinations and presentations to the jury were masterful. We trusted them, and they delivered for us.” -Timothy Vetter, Vice President for the Canyons.
Mr. Lund focuses his practice on commercial litigation and the defense of catastrophic product liability, professional liability, and insurance bad faith cases throughout the Intermountain West. With a thirty-year passion for trial practice, Mr. Lund has earned his place as a go-to attorney for clients with high-stakes cases.
One of the most highly regarded trial lawyers in Utah, Mr. Lund is recognized by Chambers USA as one of Utah's leading lawyers for commercial litigation. He is also named as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Products Liability Litigation.
Chambers USA writes: John Lund's recent trial successes have served to bolster his already healthy reputation in the local market. He is experienced at dealing with the most complex of commercial disputes. In 2011 Mr. Lund obtained one of the largest commercial jury verdicts ever awarded in the state of Utah: over $54 million. Mr. Lund is also a leader of the Bar serving as a Utah Bar Commissioner and chairs the Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Evidence. He also serves as a Utah State Bar representative on the Judicial Council. On a national level Mr. Lund serves as the President of The Harmonie Group, an international network of elite and vetted law firms providing defense services to corporations, TPA's and insurance companies.
In collaboration with the late Mr. Harold G. Christensen, Mr. Lund developed an innovative specialty service called Snow Trial Services, which provides mock trials, juror focus groups, trial case evaluations, and other trial consultation services.
Utah State Bar, 1984
Wyoming State Bar, 2005
Colorado State Bar, 2006
Member, Utah Judicial Council (Administrative body of the Utah Judiciary)
Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
President, The Harmonie Group
Chair, Advisory Committee on Evidence, Utah Supreme Court
Third District Commissioner, Utah State Bar
Member, Model Utah Jury Instruction Committee – Civil
Past President, Salt Lake County Bar Association
Recognized in Chambers USA, Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, Commercial Litigation
Recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers since 2007
Recognized by Best Lawyers – US News and World Report since 2008
2013 Lawyer of the Year for Product Liability Defense
AV Preeminent Rating (5.0) Martindale Hubbell
Utah Legal Elite 2008 - 2013