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