M. ERIC OLMSTEAD
Eric’s practice focuses on the areas of Employment Law, Construction Law, Business Law and Real Estate Law. He handles cases involving wrongful termination, sexual harassment and other Title VII based claims, ADA, non-compete agreements and trade secrets. He also counsels and trains employers on how to minimize their exposure to the risk of employment lawsuits.
Eric works with owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in all phases of the construction process including contract formation, bonding, liens, claims and litigation relating to these areas. He also represents existing businesses in their legal needs including contract drafting and enforcement, UCC, dissolutions and collections, and assists clients in forming and operating new businesses including LCCs and small corporations.
He represents buyers and sellers in commercial and residential real estate purchases and litigation arising from such transactions. He also represents developers in all phases of real estate development including drafting development agreements, financing, representation before city and county planning officials and litigation related to these areas.
J.D., University of Utah College of Law, 1987
B.S., Weber State University, 1982
AV Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
Utah Legal Elite™, Utah Business Magazine, 2021
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Southern Utah Bar Association
Member, Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
Legislative Chair, Color Country Human Resources Association
Member, St. George Area Chamber of Commerce
Member, Rotary Club of Dixie Sunrise
Former Member, Community Action Committee; Member Relations Committee, St. George Area Chamber of Commerce
Former Member, Committee for Governmental Relations, Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Former Member, Committee for Race Judicata, Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Program