Ginger Utley

Practice Areas

For over 10 years, clients have relied on Ginger to handle their complicated Oil & Gas Litigation and Intellectual Property matters, including forced pooling hearings, IBLA proceedings, condemnation proceedings, trademark, trade secret, copyright, unfair competition, trademark portfolio management, and strategic counseling. Throughout her practice, Ginger’s clients have come to trust her to guide them through often complex proceedings, and she has enjoyed success with Fortune 500 clients from around the country. Ginger’s goal is to serve her clients individually and work to achieve the best results for each client’s particular needs.


  • Intellectual Property Associate, Holland & Hart (2009 - 2011)
  • Policy Analyst, Governor's Office of Planning & Budget (2011 - 2012)
  • Litigation Associate, Jones Waldo (2009)
  • Law Clerk for Associate Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant, Utah Supreme Court (2008 - 2009)
  • Instructional Design Consultant (Charter Communications, American Express)


  • University of Utah (J.D., 2007)
  • Utah State University (M.S., 1998)
  • Utah State University (M.S., 1999)
  • Utah State University (B.S., 1996)

Membership and Activities

  • American IP Law Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Volunteer, Rape Recovery Center
  • Volunteer, Girls on the Run
  • Instructional Design Consultant (Charter Communications, American Express)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Mountain States Rising Star
  • Winner, Reva Beck Bosone legal writing competition

Utah Supreme Court
Federal District Court for District of Utah
Federal District Court for District of Hawaii


Phone: 801-538-5017



Lear & Lear, PLLC is an energy boutique law firm with extensive experience in traditional and renewable energy sources. Our team of attorneys have years of experience helping clients reach their legal and business goals in a timley and affordable manner.

Office Locations

808 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Phone: 801-538-5000
Fax: 801-538-5001