Matthew Moscon Named Stoel Rives' Salt Lake City Office Managing Partner

June 4, 2019 05:32 PM
Matthew Moscon

Matthew Moscon is the new office managing partner for the law firm’s Salt Lake City office. He will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the office and will continue to practice in the firm’s Litigation group. Moscon replaces Scott Young, who led the Salt Lake City office for more than five years and now is joining the firm’s Executive Committee.

“All of us at Stoel Rives commend Scott for his leadership and thank him for his service,” said James E. Torgerson, firm managing partner. “He is leaving our Salt Lake City office in good hands with Matt, whose energy and innovative ideas will ensure that our firm continues to provide first-class service for our clients and a great place to work for our staff and attorneys.”

Moscon is past practice group leader of the firm-wide Litigation group and past chair of the Products Liability and Toxic Torts section in that group. He has a general litigation practice, with a particular focus in energy, regulatory and land use disputes, and has practiced before state and federal trial courts, appellate courts, and administrative agencies.

“Scott has been a great leader who has encouraged us to provide excellent legal service to every one of our clients,” said Moscon. “I appreciate the opportunity to continue that effort to make Stoel Rives a pre-eminent law firm in our region.”

Moscon is a member of the Utah State and American Bar Associations and the International Association of Defense Counsel. He serves on the Board of Governors of the Utah Shakespeare Festival and is a past board member of several other charitable organizations.

Chambers USA selected Moscon as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” in general commercial litigation for 2011-2019. He has been listed among The Best Lawyers in America© in commercial and construction litigation since 2012. He is also listed among the Legal Elite in Utah Business.

Moscon earned bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and English from the University of Utah and a law degree from the University of Utah College of Law. Following law school, he served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Christine M. Durham of the Utah Supreme Court. 

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