Daniel E. YoungAssociate

With Plant, Christensen & Kanell since 2010
Tel. (801) 363-7611
Fax: (801-531-9747
Email: dyoung@pckutah.com
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Mr. Young has litigation experience in several legal areas from intellectual property to personal injury. Currently, he is involved in many different aspects of insurance defense litigation including premises liability, construction, surety bonds, and worker’s compensation claims. In his personal life, Mr. Young enjoys his family, music and sports. Mr. Young currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Salt Lake Choral Artists.


S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, J.D. with honors, 2009
- CALI award in Arbitration and Legal Professions
- Project manager for the Global Justice Think Tank
- Received Pro Bono Initiative Certificate
- Semester abroad in Tokyo, Japan
- Earned Williams Company Foundation and Leadership Scholarships
- President of the LDS Law Student Association

University of Utah, Honors B.A. in Japanese, Minor in Business, magna cum laude, 2006
- Presidential Scholarship, Dean’s List
- Presidential Intern for President Michael K. Young
- Winner All-Utah Japanese Speech Contest
- Presented paper in the Undergraduate Research Symposium

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense Litigation
    Worker’s Compensation
    Intellectual Property Litigation

Admitted to Practice

  • Utah State Bar (All Utah Courts)
    United States District Court, District of Utah

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Utah State Bar Association, Litigation, IP, Non-Profit Sections
    Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Salt Lake Choral Artists

The lawyers of Plant, Christensen & Kanell are dedicated to providing the best possible legal services for their clients, and to maintaining the firm’s tradition of enduring and rewarding relationships with clients. Our method of client service puts our collective experience, research and knowledge to work for the client, providing insightful and cost- effective solutions to legal problems and concerns.