Paul T. Moxley
Paul T. Moxley is a shareholder in the firm’s litigation section. Mr. Moxley has been engaged in the practice of law since 1973 and has handles all sorts of complex matters including securities litigation, civil and criminal, products liability matters, intellectual property and a wide array of commercial litigation. Following law school he was a law clerk to David Lewis who was Chief Judge of the Tenth Circuit for the United States Circuit Court.
Paul Moxley was “Distinguished Lawyer of the Year” by the Utah State Bar for 2009-2010. Paul Moxley is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics. He is a past President of the Utah State Bar, the National Conference of Bar Presidents and has served in the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association.
He is on the Board of Governors of the ABA representing four western states for the term 2012-2015. He is a past Chancellor of the Jackrabbit Bar Association, a group of eight State Bars from Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota. He is State Chiar of the Utah Fellows of the American Bar Association, a group consisting of less than one-third of one percent of elite Utah lawyers.
Mr. Moxley has been listed in Best Lawyers in America (commercial litigation) and has been recognized frequently among Utah’s “Legal Elite” according to Utah Business Magazine.
Mr. Moxley was a member of the ABA Standing Committee on the federal judiciary for a term of three years where he vetted potential federal judges for the entire country. He served as a commissioner for the Utah Judicial Conduct Commission and is a past member of the ABA Standing Committee on Judicial Independence.
Paul has run marathons and competed in triathlons, he is an avid skier and cyclist. He completed stages of the Tour de France (Alps, including Alps d’Huez to Paris) and Giro de’Italia. He participated in bike tours and races throughout the United States including the ride around Mt. Ranier (205 miles), Logan to Jackson, (206 miles in one day), and Europe. He played football and ran track in college.
Moxley is interested in trekking and mountaineering and has been on mountain expeditions, including trekking peaks in the Himalayas (Manaslu, Island Peak), and the Western United States (Mount Ranier and Mount Shasta), and numerous Utah peaks.