Timothy K. Clark
Direct Line : 801.323.2266
Fax : 801.531.1716
215 South State Street Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Tim Clark is Of Counsel at Fabian VanCott who has built a practice focusing on complex commercial litigation. He has represented clients in a number of substantial lawsuits while also working with his clients to resolve disputes prior to litigation. Tim's broad experience has included representing clients in the areas of anti-trust, bankruptcy, contracts, creditors' rights, energy and utilities, employment, intellectual property, natural resources and environmental law and real estate. Tim has also teamed with other Fabian VanCott attorneys with expertise in the firm's core competency areas on a number of appeals to the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Utah Supreme Court. Tim graduated from the University of Utah College of Law, where he won the Traynor Legal Writing Award, received the Wallace Stegner Certificate in Environmental Law, was a William H. Leary Scholar and was on law review. He received his bachelor's degree from Princeton University, where he graduate cum laude. Tim is admitted to practice in Utah's state and federal courts.
Admitted: Utah State Bar, 2005
Admitted: United States District Court for the District of Utah, 2005
Tim has helped clients obtain favorable results in major litigations. For example, Tim has worked extensively in cases involving a federal equity receiver appointed as a result of the SEC filing suit on large scale violations of the securities laws, including for allegations of operating a Ponzi scheme. Tim is also involved in complex, multi-party mechanic's lien litigation involving the failure of a large real estate development. In the past, Tim represented a major university in protesting certain NCAA policies, winning a preliminary injunction against the NCAA, allowing the university to participate in the Division II football playoffs. In another case, he helped obtain a temporary restraining order on behalf of the state's largest public utility, allowing construction to proceed on a pivotal electric transmission line project in northern Utah. He also helped obtain summary judgment for a Utah-based airline defending itself against a disability discrimination claim brought by an employee at facilities in California. Furthermore, Tim has contributed to multiple appellate proceeding, most notably in an effort where the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed an award of summary judgment on liability issues in a case involving a multi-million dollar claim for beach of the duty to defend. Tim's experience makes him well-suited for any commercial litigation.
Juris Doctor Degree, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, 2005
- Wallace Stegner Certificate in Environmental Law
- William H. Leary Scholar
- Staff Member, Utah Law Review, 2003-2004
- Traynor Legal Writing Award, 2004, "Legal Viability of the Yellowstone to Yukon Initiative in the United States"
A.B., cum laude, History, Princeton University, 1995
- Senior Thesis, Combat or Cooperation? A Comparison Between Northern Cheyenne and Crow Relations with the United States, 1825-1905
Member, board of directors for the Catholic Foundation of Utah, a non-profit corporation which supports the Catholic Church in Utah
Member, board of directors for the Sarah Daft Home, a non-profit corporation which operates an affordable assisted living facility in Salt Lake City