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Clark K. Taylor

Attorney / Partner
Salt Lake City
Licensure: CA, UT


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Clark Taylor has over 30 years of practice experience, largely in real estate development and litigation. He is lead counsel on many significant real estate projects in Utah for an international development company and is heavily involved in related complex litigation.

Additionally, Clark provides broad-based legal services to companies drawing from his substantial experience as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of a steel service center and distributor with operations in the western U.S.

Combining his litigation experience with his business and real estate background has enabled Clark to handle many high-end family law matters. Clark practices in Utah and California, both in state and federal courts.

Professional History

Served as Law Clerk to Justice Robert E. Jones, Oregon Supreme Court

Admitted to the Utah State Bar and the State Bar of California

Member of the American Bar Association

Member of the Real Estate and Family Law Sections in Utah and California

Provide representation to satisfy the legal needs of a major real estate and resort developer in a wide range of areas, including matters involving acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, contracts, land use, entitlements, title, water, liens, surveys, boundaries, easements, finance, legal structure, annexation, real property taxation, employment and affordable housing. This representation also includes related litigation.

Represent substantial commercial business park developers/operators, providing legal services including real estate, corporate, business, finance and litigation.

Handle many complex family law matters, including cases involving substantial and diverse assets.

  • Stichting Mayflower Fonds v. United Park City Mines Co., 2017 UT 16 (2017).
  • Brodkin v. Tuhaye Golf, LLC, 2015 UT App. 165; 789 Utah Adv. Rep. 8.
  • ASC Utah, Inc. v. Wolf Mountain Resorts, L.C., 2013 UT 24; 309 P.3d 201 (2013).
  • Stichting Mayflower Fonds v. United Park City Mines, Co., 441 Fed. Appx. 568 (10th Cir. 2011).
  • Smith v. Fairfax Realty, Inc., 2003 UT 41; 82 P.3d 1064, cert. denied, Fairfax Realty, Inc. v. Smith, 541 U.S. 960, 124 S. Ct. 1716, 158 L. Ed. 2d 401 (2004).


J.D., Brigham Young University Law School, 1988; Order of the Coif; Editor, BYU Law Review

B.S., Finance, University of Utah, 1981; First in Class

Community Service

Adjunct Professor, University of Utah Management Department

Member, Parents’ Council, University of California Los Angeles

Board Member, Utah Apartment Association

Recognition and Awards

Rated AV Preeminent for twelve years by Martindale Hubble

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America

Named by Utah Business Magazine as a Utah Legal Elite