Christopher B. Snow
Clyde Snow & Sessions, P.C.
201 South Main Street, 13th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(Salt Lake)

Position: Shareholder

TEL: (801)322-2516

FAX: (801) 521-6280

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Admitted: 2000, Utah; 2002, District of Columbia

Law School: University of Utah, J.D., 2000

College: University of Utah, B.S., 1996

Birth Date and Place: Washington, D.C., July 24, 1972

Practice Areas: Employment Law; Civil Litigation; Commercial Litigation; White Collar Criminal Defense, Civil Rights

Additional Information: See: Bernadette Bell v. Judge Memorial Cathloic High School, et al.

District of Columbia, Federal and American Bar Associations; Utah State Bar (Member, Employment Section).

Mr. Snow represents management in federal, state, and administrative employment matters, including the following businesses: Cafe Rio, Inc; Conxx, Inc.; Energy Solutions; Lofthouse Foods; Eagle Gate College; Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.; Park City Municipal Corporation; and many others. He has extensive experience in the areas of wrongful termination, reduction in workforce, Civil Rights (Title VII, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act), Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), OSHA violations, and qui tam whistleblower actions. His experience also encompasses the enforcement of non-compete contracts and claims for trade secret misappropriations and trademark infringement. Mr. Snow has an active real estate license and represents businesses and individuals in real estate transactions and general business litigation. Recently, he addressed employment law pitfalls related to business transactions in a presentation for Sterling Education (August 2009).

Previous to joining Clyde Snow & Sessions, Mr. Snow completed a judicial clerkship with Judge Dee V. Benson, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah (2000 to 2002); clerked for the Utah Attorney General's Office (1998); clerked for Marquis & Aurbach in Las Vegas, Nev. (1999); and was employed at Jones Day (Washington D.C. office, 2002 to 2003).

Mr. Snow has been honored as part of the Utah Legal Elite for labor and employment law (2008 to 2009, 2004, 2010), a Mountain States Employment Litigation Rising Star Attorney (2008 to 2010), and among the Utah Legal Elite for business litigation (2005). During his university education, he was named a William H. Leary Scholar and became a member of Golden Key Honor Society.

Prior to joining Clyde Snow & Sessions, Mr. Snow served as Senior Staff Editor for the Utah Law Review (1999-2000) and became a Licensed Real Estate Agent (1996). He is the author of "Defining the Family: The Family in Transition" (I J.L. Fam. Stud. 287, 2000) and "Harnicherv The University of Utah Medical Center: Fertility Treatment and the Standard of Care" (2 J.L. Fam. Stud. 63, 1999) and currently serves as Chair of Clyde Snow's Employment Law Practice Group.

Teeter v. Lofthouse Foods, 2009 WL 485159 (Feb. 25, 2009) (J. Sam) (dismissing ADA claim for failure to plead sufficient facts to state a prima facie case and ERISA retaliation claim on limitations grounds); Teena Ann Bailey v. Precision H20, Inc., 2009 WL 249476 (Feb. 2, 2009) (J. Campbell) (Employer prevailed on motion for summary judgment; Court dismissed employee's ADA and Retaliation claims holding EEOC's failure to send notice of right to sue to Plaintiff's attorney did not justify tolling the 90 day statutory filing period); United States of America ex rel. Roger Lemmon v. Envirocare of Utah, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29619 (D. Utah Apr. 9, 2008) (J. Bruce Jenkins) (dismissing False Claims Act qui tam complaint on motion to dismiss for failure to plead fraud with particularity); Drake v. Morinda et al., Oct. 12, 2008, Case No. 060500350 (Plaintiff prevailed on complex real estate commission contract; on summary judgment, Court ordered Defendants to pay 2.5 million dollars in past due commissions to Plaintiff)

Firm Members: Neil Kaplan

Firm Members: Walter Romney, Jr.

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