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Stanford P. Fitts

sfitts@strongandhanni.com
P: 801.532.7080 F: 801.596.1508



Shareholder

J.D. University of Utah

Office

Salt Lake

Practice Areas

Business
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Employment
Professional Liability
Real Estate

Stan's practice concentrates in construction and design law, real estate and development law, construction defect and design liability defense, insurance and surety defense, business law, employment law, and commercial litigation. He has successfully represented and defended real estate developers, construction and design-build firms, architects, engineers and design professionals, insurance and surety companies, business and commercial clients in a variety of complex multi-party litigation situations. He has represented a wide range of business and commercial entities in matters ranging from commercial leasing to multi-million dollar land and development acquisitions.

Stan is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of Utah, the Utah Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the District of Utah, the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Federal Circuit Court in Washington D.C. He also represents clients in arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution settings.

Admissions

Utah State Bar, 1986

U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1986

Utah Supreme Court, 1986

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth and Federal Circuits, 1988

U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1988

Wyoming State Bar, 2004

Education

University of Utah, J.D., 1986

Utah Law Review

William H. Leary Scholar

American Jurisprudence Award, Area of Negligence and Liability

University of Utah, B.A., Finance, 1983, Cum Laude

Languages

Dutch

Professional Memberships

Association of General Contractors

Independent Electrical Contractor's Association

National Association of Home Builders, Construction Law Attorney Forum

American Institute of Architects, Associate Member

Education Council, Associated General Contractors, 2002-present

Legislative Affairs Committee, Associated Builders and Contractors, 2003-present

Chair, Utah State Bar, Construction Law section, 2005-2006

Legal Advisory Committee, Associated General Contractors - Utah Chapter, 2000-2002

Professional Recognitions & Awards

“AV” rated with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics

Recognized in Utah Business Magazine’s “Utah Legal Elite”

Recognized as a Mountain States Super Lawyer by Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine