Leader of Salt Lake City Office Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Matthew Moscon

Global Energy, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Consumer Litigation & Class Actions

"Matt is savvy, wonderfully responsive and inspires a great deal of confidence.”

“He is one of the top lawyers in [the] market.”

Chambers and Partners


Matt Moscon is a partner in our Salt Lake City office and is a trial lawyer in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Matt also participates in our Employment & Benefits and Global Energy Industry groups. Matt’s litigation practice has received wide praise. For instance, Chambers & Partners has ranked his practice for thirteen consecutive years, and he is one of only eight attorneys in his market receiving their Band 1 recognition. Matt’s practice has been highlighted by numerous other national organizations. The Best Lawyers in America has ranked Matt every year for the past decade and he has been featured in Mountain States Super Lawyers, Utah Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite,” and Benchmark Litigation Guide, among others. Matt works on many commercial disputes and has developed specific expertise and actual trial experience in the fields noted below.


  • In re Jordan School District – Arbitration to divide assets and liabilities of Jordan School District, Utah’s largest school district, with more than $1 billion in assets.
  • In re Trireme Energy Development II, LLC; Pryor Caves Wind Project LLC; Mud Springs Wind Project LLC; and Horse Thief Wind Project LLC – Successfully tried to verdict case involving multiple Montana-based wind farms and avoided-cost pricing models for multi-state utility.
  • IHC Health Services v. D&K Management, Inc. – Two trial court rulings and two Utah Supreme Court rulings establishing the law of waiver in commercial lease context and clearing property for construction of a flagship hospital.
  • Rocky Mountain Power v. Tooele County, Utah – The first case tried to verdict before Utah’s Utility Facility Review Board, establishing a utility’s ability to locate transmission facilities in areas needed for its customers over objections by local city and county government authorities.
  • Matt successfully represented the CEO and Vice President of a significant Fortune 500 company in separate cases tried to verdicts before the Utah State Tax Commission and Utah Third District Court on tax liability disputes, prevailing on issues of domicile and jurisdiction.


  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America (currently: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction), 2012–2023
  • Selected as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” (Utah) by Chambers USA (Litigation: General Commercial), 2011–2023
  • Listed as a Top Litigator in Utah by Benchmark Litigation, 2014
  • Listed in Utah Business Legal Elite, 2004–present


  • University of Utah, BA, Political Science, English
  • University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, JD
    Utah Law Review, 1992-1993; 2nd Place/Best Oralist, Traynor Moot Court


  • Utah


  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • US District Court for the District of Arizona
  • US District Court for the District of Utah


  • Italian

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Utah State and American Bar Associations
  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel
  • University of Utah College of Law, Adjunct Associate Professor of Law
  • Past editor of Voir Dire
  • Past member of the Utah State Bar Character and Fitness Review Committee