Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone: 801-326-3633
866-679-8490
Fax: 801-950-0065
Email:   joritt@egclegal.com
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Jeff has represented professional negligence and injury clients for over 30 years. He has litigated cases in state and federal courts in Utah, Wyoming, California, Idaho, Nevada, and New Jersey. He has tried over 30 cases to verdict, mostly to juries. He is a member of the American and Utah Associations for Justice, and on the Board of Governors of the Utah Association for Justice. Jeff's practice is in the area of Professional Negligence (with particular specialties in medical, legal and accounting malpractice), False Claims Act and Business Litigation.

Areas Of Practice

  • Professional Negligence (medical, legal, accounting) 
  • Personal Injury 
  • False Claims Act 
  • Business Litigation 

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation 

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1980 
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, 1981 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1984 

Education

  • University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah 
    • J.D. - 1980 
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 
    • B.A. - 1975 
    • Major: Political Science 

Classes/Seminars

  • Hardball Tactics, Utah Association for Justice, 2009 - 2010 
  • Litigating Legal Malpractice Cases, Utah Association for Justice, 2008 

Honors And Awards

  • Mountain States Super Lawyer , 2012 - 2013 
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers 
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated - Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Utah Legal Elite - Personal Injury & Litigation 
  • Co-Honoree, Adam "Mickey" Duncan Award-ACLU of Utah, 1991 

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1996 - Present 
  • Utah State Bar, Member, 1980 - Present 

Past Employment Positions

  • Cohne Rappaport & Segal, Shareholder and Management, 1994 - 2010 
  • Wilkins, Oritt & Headman, Shareholder and Management, 1985 - 1994 

Languages

  • English 

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Beta Sigma Rho