David R. Bird - Parsons Behle & Latimer PLC
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David R. Bird

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 801-536-6824

David R. Bird is a shareholder in the Environmental, Energy & Natural Resources department of Parsons Behle & Latimer where he practices almost exclusively in the areas of government relations and natural resources law. David is involved in building coalitions, representing trade and professional associations and lobbying for the interests of individual clients. He is involved with a broad range of legislative issues.


Mr. Bird is a member of the Utah Mining Association Executive Committee and the Utah Manufacturers Association Board of Directors. He is the former chair of the Legislative Action Committee of the Salt Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and of the Utah State Bar Legislative Affairs Committee. He is a past president of the Utah State Bar and served as the Bar representative on the Utah Judicial Conduct Commission and the Utah State Judicial Council. He taught environmental law at Brigham Young University where he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi, a J. Reuben Clark Scholar and on the Law Review from 1975 to 1977.

Brigham Young UniversityBS 1973Brigham Young UniversityJ.D. 1977
Utah State Elected Officials & Judicial Compensation CommissionLabor Commission, Workers Comp. Advisory CouncilUtah FoundationUtah Mining AssociationUtah Manufacturers Association

Office Location

201 South Main Street, Suite 1800
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Government Relations Practice of the Salt Lake City Metro Area
David R. Bird has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Government Relations Practice

Other Information

Gender: Male