John B. Wilson

Biography
John B.Wilson
Retired Shareholder
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6712

John Wilson is a retired shareholder in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Litigation practice group. Mr. Wilson’s practice centered on commercial litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts and arbitration, including real property and title insurance litigation and contract disputes. He also had substantial experience in the defense of personal injury claims, including toxic tort and work place accidents.

Mr. Wilson represented Kennecott Corporation on a wide variety of litigation matters, Barrick Gold Corporation and related entities on various litigation matters, Stewart Title Guaranty Company on real estate title and title insurance coverage litigation, Praxair, Inc. (formerly Union Carbide Industrial Gasses, Inc.) in the defense of personal injury and wrongful death claims, and First Continental Life & Accident Insurance Company on life and health insurance coverage and claims litigation, among others. More recently Mr. Wilson’s practice involved significant environmental litigation including CERCLA cost recovery actions and defense of litigation alleging RCRA and TSCA violations. In addition to his practice in Utah, Mr. Wilson litigated in California, Wyoming, and Nevada state and federal courts.

Practice Areas

Accomplishments

Academic


University of Utah ( J. D., 1979)

University of Utah (MBA, 1976)

University of Utah (B.S., 1974)

Dartmouth College


Professional


Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rating


Associations

Professional


Parsons Behle & Latimer
Vice President
(1991 - 1994)
Board of Directors
(2000 - 2002)

Sutherland Inn of American Inns of Court
Member
(1989 - 1999)

American Bar Association,
Litigation Section and Tort and Insurance Law Section
Member
(1979 - Present)

Utah State Bar Disciplinary Screening Panel
Chairman
(1988 - 1994)

Dartmouth Lawyers Association
Member
(1985 - Present)


Community


Judge Memorial Catholic High School
Board of Financial Trustees
President
(1992 - 1999)

Catholic Foundation of Utah
President

Willow Creek Country Club
Member
(2000 - Present)


Licensed/Admitted

Utah
U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah

Education

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law