Press Release

Ballard Spahr Names Jason Boren Salt Lake City Office Managing Partner

July 1, 2022

Litigation Partner Jason D. Boren has been named Office Managing Partner for Ballard Spahr’s Salt Lake City location.

Mr. Boren is an experienced litigator at both the trial and appellate levels. His litigation practice focuses on complex civil and business litigation disputes involving a wide variety of matters, including corporate governance and control, employment, breach of contract, real estate and construction, intellectual property, and false affiliation claims. He also has successfully handled Government Records Access and Management appeals and public procurement litigation for the Utah Communications Authority against unsuccessful vendors.

Mr. Boren succeeds Litigation Partner Mark R. Gaylord, who served as Salt Lake City Office Managing Partner for six years.

“I’m fortunate to assume a role in which I will be building on Mark’s many successes,” Mr. Boren said. “Under his tenure, our office has integrated more fully into the Salt Lake City business scene and become a greater part of the vibrant Silicon Slopes startup and technology community. We’ve handled some of the highest-profile hotel, resort, timeshare, and real estate matters in the Western United States, and provide bet-the-company litigation counsel and critical support to private businesses and government leaders alike. I’m proud of our attorneys’ outstanding work for both clients and the community. I look forward to seeing how we can improve on this solid foundation.”

Founded in 1987, Ballard Spahr’s Salt Lake City office is home to 20 lawyers who handle complex commercial litigation, labor and employment, real estate, environmental, and business matters. Our attorneys have earned key roles in the region's continued expansion of the real estate and resort development markets, with one of the pre-eminent timeshare practices in the country. They also advise clients on general business matters, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing matters, and other business transactions. Veteran litigators represent manufacturers, technology companies, financial institutions, developers, and other regional and national businesses in disputes involving consumer financial services, product liability, intellectual property, real estate, construction, and other complex commercial areas.

For media inquiries, please contact Will Ashenmacher at 612.371.5792.

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