Artemis D. Vamianakis

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Artemis D. Vamianakis

Email: avamianakis@fabianvancott.com

Direct Line : (801) 323-2250

Fax : (801) 531-1716

215 South State Street Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Biography

Artemis Vamianakis is a shareholder at Fabian VanCott, practicing primarily in the areas of complex commercial litigation and administrative law, energy and natural resources, and employment law. She has experience representing commercial clients in complex disputes including breach of contract claims, torts, easements, mechanic’s liens, water rights, oil, gas and mineral disputes and permitting issues, wrongful termination and discrimination claims and several other areas. She regularly advises and represents clients in administrative proceedings and appeals involving MSHA and OSHA and has experience drafting comments on proposed federal rulemaking. She advises clients on employment matters such as employee handbooks and employee discipline and termination. Artemis has been part of Fabian VanCott trial teams pursuing complex litigation in federal and state court, administrative proceedings and appeals before federal circuit courts of appeal. She has also appeared in oral argument of motions, defeated claims on summary judgment and resolved complex commercial disputes for clients through negotiation and mediation. Artemis received her law degree from the University of Utah, where she graduated with honors and won numerous awards and scholarships while holding the position of Executive Director of the Global Justice Think Tank and completing an externship for a Utah Supreme Court justice. She earned a double-major, honors bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Artemis is licensed to practice in Utah’s state and federal courts.

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Professional

Recognized as a “Legal Elite” in the area of Business Litigation, Utah Business Magazine, 2015 - 2016
Fabian VanCott Recruiting Chair, 2016
Admitted to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2014
Recognized as a “Rising Star,” Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2013 - 2016
Associate, Aldon J. Anderson American Inn of Court
Board Member, Young Lawyers Division
Member, Women Lawyers of Utah Community Outreach Committee
Secretary, Hellenic Bar Association of Utah
Admitted to the Utah State Bar and United States District Court for the District of Utah, 2009
Quinney Research Fellow for professor Christopher Whytock and professor Amos Guiora, 2008 - 2009
Research Assistant for professor Amos Guiora, 2007 - 2008
Legal Extern for Justice Matthew Durrant, Utah Supreme Court, 2007

Education

J.D., with honors, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, 2009
Global Justice Think Tank, Executive Director, 2008-2009
Counter-Terrorism Simulation, 2009
Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2009
Edwin Brown Firmage Student Award in International Law and Human Rights, 2009
Quinney Research Fellowship, 2008-2009
Quinney Leadership Scholarship, 2008
CALI Awards for Legal Methods, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law II, and Seminar: The Judiciary and World Politics
S.J. Quinney College of Law Outstanding Achievement Award for Global Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism
Honors B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Political Science, University of Utah, 2006
B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Speech Communication, University of Utah, 2006
Philo S. Bennett Undergraduate Paper Prize in Politics, University of Utah, 2006
Full tuition merit scholarship, University of Utah, 2002-2006

Publications & Presentations

Presentation, "Lessons Learned from Recent Mining Accidents", Fourth Annual Safety Conference, sponsored by the Utah Mining Association and Utah Manufacturers Association, April 9, 2015
Publication, “Securing Your Leased Property,” Utah Facilities Magazine, Nov./Dec. 2011
Publication, co-author, "Protect Your Green Innovation: Building Owners Discover and Patent New Ways to Use Energy More Efficiently," Utah Facilities Magazine, May 2011
Publication, The Secular-Religious Divide in Turkey, Appendix to FREEDOM FROM RELIGION: Rights and National Security, Amos N. Guiora, Oxford University Press, 2009
Presentation, co-presenter, Developing Your Child Care Business, Utah Small Business Development Center, 2009
Publication, Is Sexual Harassment Case Law Essentialist? Honors Thesis, Dept. of Political Science, University of Utah, 2006

Community Service

Member, Leadership Committee for And Justice for All
Secretary, District V, Pancretan Association of America
Board Member, Young Lawyers Division, Community Service Committee
Board of Trustees, Saint Sophia Hellenic Orthodox School, Salt Lake City, Utah
Board member of the Daughters of Minos of Salt Lake City Utah, Pancretan Association of America
Member, Women Lawyers of Utah Community Outreach Committee
Pro Bono Legal Advisor for Small Business Clinic at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah