Rob Rice practices in the areas of labor and employment law, commercial litigation and intellectual property law. He is recognized in Chambers USA in Labor & Employment (Band 2), and maintains an AV Preeminent (5.0) rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics. He has been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2011-2016) in the category of Employment Litigation: Defense. Rob has also been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite,” as published in Utah Business Magazine (2004-2016).
Rob’s employment practice focuses exclusively on defending employers in all aspects of employment litigation and advising them on on-going personnel matters. He also regularly represents clients in complex commercial and intellectual property disputes at all stages of litigation, including proceedings for injunctive relief in state and federal court and in the United Kingdom.
Prior to attending law school, Rob was a newspaper and television reporter in Salt Lake City and now advises clients regarding public relations matters. Rob graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 1993 as a William H. Leary Scholar. In 2015, he was elected by his peers to serve as President-Elect of the Utah State Bar (2015-2016). Mr. Rice also served as a Utah State Bar Commissioner for two consecutive terms (2011-2015). Rob currently serves as President of the Utah State Bar.