Mitchell A. Stephens

Mitchell A. Stephens

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

Hatch James & Dodge PC
 | 10 W Broadway, Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-363-6363
Fax: 801-363-6666
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (70%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mitchell A. Stephens focuses his practice on litigation and has successfully represented clients in both state and federal courts. Mitch's last two jury trials resulted in favorable verdicts for his clients, with the total verdict amounts exceeding $25 million. At his last bench trial, he successfully defended against seven-figure damages claims and obtained a no cause of action verdict. His last trial before an arbitration panel involved defending against a $36 million demand. The final award was a dismissal of the plaintiff's claims with prejudice and no damages awarded. In addition to these favorable trial verdicts, Mitch has prevailed on many other matters in the dispositive motion context. He also has successfully defended his victories on appeal, including to the Utah Supreme Court and Tenth Circuit.

Prior to joining Hatch, James & Dodge, Mitch served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Carolyn B. McHugh of the Utah Court of Appeals. Mitch graduated from the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2007 with Highest Honors.

About Mitchell Stephens

Admitted: 2007, Utah

Professional Webpage:


  • Member, Order of the Coif, University of Utah, 2007
  • Award, Highest Honors, University of Utah, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 2007
  • United States Supreme Court, 2018
  • Utah Bar, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • Aldon J. Anderson American Inns of Court

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Carolyn B. McHugh, Utah Court of Appeals., 2008

Educational Background:

  • University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law.  J.D., Highest Honors.  Order of the Coif.  Editor, Utah Law Review., 2007
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Office Location for Mitchell A. Stephens

10 W Broadway
Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Last Updated: 2/24/2020

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