Maralyn English is on the American Arbitration Association’s panel of arbitrators and regularly serves as an arbitrator on employment matters and consumer cases. She is also a litigator whose practice focuses on employment law, ERISA, and complex commercial litigation.
Maralyn has substantial experience representing employers and employees in administrative agencies, arbitration proceedings, state court, and federal court. She previously served as the Chair of the firm’s Employment Practice Group. She is experienced in cases involving employment policies, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Title VII, sexual harassment, FLSA, whistleblowing, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, covenants not-to-compete, and misappropriation of trade secrets. Maralyn helps employers draft, and employees navigate and understand, employment agreements, non-competition agreements, nonsolicitation agreements, and nondisclosure agreements. She also helps negotiate and draft severance agreements.
As a litigator, Maralyn has represented companies in complex commercial cases, including cases involving allegations of copyright and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, products liability, and antitrust violations. She has represented companies and individuals in mass tort cases. Many times these cases were successfully and confidentially settled out of court. However, her record also includes complex trials involving large amounts of money and significant duration. For example, Maralyn was lead counsel in a five-week trial in which the jury held her clients not liable under any of the claims brought against them and awarded her clients in excess of $13 million in damages, including $5 million in punitive damages. Maralyn also served as local counsel for a major software company in a multi-million dollar antitrust case filed against Microsoft. She has represented companies and individuals in lawsuits that have resulted in multi-million dollar settlements or judgments in favor of her clients.
Maralyn has served on the firm’s Board of Directors. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Lone Peak Hospital.
- Judicial Clerkship: Honorable Tena Campbell, United States District Court, District of Utah, 1999-2000
- J.D., Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark College of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1999
- B.A., Brigham Young University, Psychology, 1995
Bar & Court Admissions
- Utah State Bar
- Utah Federal Court
- Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
- United States Supreme Court