Joseph M.R. Covey

Joseph M.R. Covey

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

Recognized since 2015

Salt Lake City, Utah

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Real Estate

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Joseph Covey concentrates his practice on corporate bankruptcy, reorganization and workouts with broad experience representing Chapter 11 corporate debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, bondholders, and unsecured creditors’ committees. He has represented large commercial lenders and secured bondholders in numerous multi-million dollar commercial real estate workout, foreclosure and state receivership matters. Mr. Covey also represents lenders, borrowers and real estate developers in structuring and documenting secured real estate lending transactions.

Mr. Covey has lectured for local and national education associations on bankruptcy-related topics. He has been awarded an AV rating – the highest awarded by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Covey has been recognized in 2015 in Bankruptcy Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law by Best Lawyers in America. He was also recognized in 2012-2104 by Mountain States Super Lawyers for his bankruptcy & creditor/debtor rights experience, and in 2005-2015 he was selected by his peers as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in Utah Business magazine. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Covey was associated with the New York based law firm of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP.


  • 101 South 200 East, Suite 700
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111
  • Spanish
  • Brigham Young University, J.D., graduated 1996
  • Brigham Young University, BA, graduated 1993
Bar Admissions
  • Utah, Utah State Bar
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee, Young Lawyers Division, Utah State Bar (2003) - Co-chair
  • Utah State Bar, Bankruptcy, Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance, Real Property sections - Member

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless
Headquarters: Salt Lake City, Utah

51 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

13 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • Utah Business magazine Utah’s Legal Elite
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Commercial Litigation


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