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.