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Wood, Stephen

Stephen Q. Wood

Direct Tel: 801-515-7305, Direct Fax: (801) 515-7400

Salt Lake City, Utah 

Stephen Wood is a partner in Salt Lake City.  His practice focuses on complex business litigation representing both plaintiffs and defendants in corporate governance, intellectual property, and commercial contract disputes.  Steve has successfully represented clients in both trial and appellate courts in cases involving shareholder derivative actions, renewable energy developments, lender liability and high technology patent infringement.

  • Angel Inv'rs, LLC v. Garrity, 216 P.3d 944 (Utah 2009)
  • Hahnel v. Duchesne Land, LC, 305 P.3d 208, 209 (Utah App. 2013)
  • Velocity Press v. Key Bank, NA, 570 Fed. Appx. 783 (10th Cir. 2014)
  • In re Renewable Energy Dev. Corp., 792 F.3d 1274 (10th Cir. 2015)
  • Ellis-Hall Consultants v. Pub. Serv. Commn., 379 P.3d 1270, 1271 (Utah 2016)
  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • (J.D., cum laude, 2005)
    • Moot Court Competition, Finalist
    • Moot Court Nation Team, Member
  • Brigham Young University
  • (B.A., Political Science, 2001)
  • The State Bar of California
  • The State Bar of Utah
  • California Supreme Court
  • Utah Supreme Court United States Court of Appeals:
    • Ninth Circuit
    • Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court:
    • District of Utah
    • Central District of California
  • Wood Balmforth LLC:
    • Partner, 2008-2018
  • Firm Memorandum: New York State Gaming Commission Conditionally Approves Proposed Sports Wagering Regulations, (February 2019).
  • Whither the Precautionary Principle? An American Assessment from an Administrative Law Perspective, Supplement, 54 Am. J. Comp. L. 581 (2006).
  • The American Experience with Age Discrimination through the Lens of Nine Supreme Court Cases (2004-2009), 58 Am. J. Comp. L. 377 (2010).
  • Agências reguladoras e o fenômeno da captura (Regulatory agencies and the capture phenomenon), José Carlos de Oliveira, Augusto M. Perez Filho, Stephen Q. Wood, PENSAR, Revista de Ciências Jurídicas, v. 17 n. 1 , pg. 195. (2012).
  • Utah State Bar Association
  • California State Bar Association
  • Reuben Clark Law Society
  • American Inns of Court
  • Order of the Barristers