Bryan represents title insurance companies and property owners in real estate title matters, including conveyance challenges, boundary disputes, determination of lien priority, and deed reformation. Bryan also represents construction companies, sureties, and property owners in litigation matters related to mechanic’s liens, bond claims, payment claims, and construction defects.
Bryan became a shareholder at Fetzer Simonsen Booth & Jenkins in 2006. From 1996 through 2006, Bryan was a shareholder at a large law firm in Salt Lake City. Bryan has significant experience in commercial disputes, particularly related to the construction industry. Additionally, much of Bryan’s work involves real property title disputes, debt collection, and insurance defense and coverage matters.
Bryan is a graduate of Duke University School of Law. During law school, Bryan served as a Symposium Editor of the Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law. Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree (cum laude) in Business Management with an emphasis in International Finance from Brigham Young University
Bryan is the author of “Prudence or Paranoia: Considering Stricter Regulation of the International Over-The-Counter Derivatives Market,” Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law, 5 Duke J. Comp. & Int’l L. 449. Bryan has presented seminars for National Business Institute, Inc. and the Construction Law Section of the Utah State Bar related to mechanic’s liens, wrongful liens, and ethical and professional responsibilities. Bryan has been certified as a real estate continuing education instructor and has presented on legal topics for the Utah Apartment Association.
Bryan is a member and past chairman of the Construction Law Section of the Utah State Bar. For four separate years, Bryan was voted by his peers as “Utah’s Legal Elite” in Construction Law. Bryan has also been selected to annual Mountain States Super Lawyers list each year from 2013 to 2020.