Jason Hawkins

Salt Lake City Office Managing Partner
P 801.322.9118 | F 801.363.0400
Spencer Fane attorney Jason Hawkins


Jason Hawkins helps clients achieve favorable outcomes by handling complex business and commercial litigation cases involving a wide variety of claims, including breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property, real property, commercial torts, and professional liability claims.

With extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, Jason has represented clients in state and federal courts, including trials, arbitrations, temporary restraining orders, injunctions, actions for declaratory relief, appeals, and settlements. His clients range from individuals to small- and medium-sized businesses, large corporations, and governmental entities.

In addition to his litigation practice, Jason also counsels individuals and business entities in the areas of corporate, real estate, and contract law.



  • Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark School of Law, 2001 (J.D.), cum laude
  • Brigham Young University, 1998 (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Utah

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Utah

  • Successfully defended against contract, trade secret, and other tort claims asserted against former president of the company and his subsequent employer. Successfully asserted business tort and contract counterclaims. After a five-week trial, the jury returned with a multimillion-dollar verdict in favor of the firm’s clients.
  • Represented a manufacturing company in a dispute over commissions allegedly owed to former salesperson, which involved a week-long jury trial.
  • Represented hundreds of victims of a Utah wildfire (which destroyed dozens of homes, recreational properties, and agricultural businesses), recovering significant amounts on behalf of his clients.

  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Civil Litigation
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Utah Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Sherman A. Christensen, American Inn of Courts

  • “Lessons Learned from the Wood Hollow Fire Case,” Construction Defect and Dispute Conference, February 2019