Ruth’s practice focuses on personal injury defense and employment matters. She is a well-respected trial attorney defending catastrophic injury, wrongful death, employment, product liability, and premises liability cases. Ruth has numerous defense jury verdicts in a variety of cases.
In her 25+ years of practice, Ruth has averaged two trials per year. In the past four years alone, Ruth has obtained defense jury verdicts in matters involving a double fatality from a truck accident (with a $22 million demand), a $2.8 million catastrophic injury case, a fatality from use of farm equipment (with a $3 million demand), an employment contract dispute, employment discrimination, premises liability, and a snow tubing, skier-collision.
Ruth has practiced with law firms in Wisconsin, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Washington, D.C. She also served as in-house counsel for a large liability insurance carrier’s third-party administrator. Prior to enrolling in law school, Ruth played professional tennis, traveling throughout North America to compete. Ruth currently participates in local, regional, and national road cycling events with a regional cycling team. Ruth also serves on USA Cycling’s Safety Advisory Committee.
J.D., Marquette University Law School, 1992
B.A., Lafayette College, History, 1986
Bar & Court Admissions
Utah State Bar
Federal District Court, District of Utah
Idaho State Bar
U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho
U.S. District Court, District of Utah
U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Massachusetts State Bar
New Hampshire State Bar
District of Columbia Bar