David L. Elmont

David L. Elmont

St. George, Utah
(435) 628-3318

David's practice areas include commercial litigation, arbitration, administrative law and county and municipal law. His background also includes work in public utility regulation, legislative lobbying, international trade and antitrust. David has worked on matters before federal and state trial and appellate courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals, the Ninth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal and federal courts in Utah, and before administrative agencies, including the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce and Utah state agencies, including the Public Service Commission, Tax Commission and Department of Transportation.

Prior to joining Barney McKenna & Olmstead as a Partner, David worked as an Associate with Stoel Rives LLP, Salt Lake City, UT (2002 - 2006); Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Washington D.C. (2000-01); and White & Case LLP, Washington D.C., (1998-2000).

David has been a Boy Scouts leader and State Special Olympics volunteer.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • State and Municipal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1998
  • Utah, 2003
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah


  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1995

Honors and Awards

  • Listed among Utah’s Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine

Past Employment Positions

  • Stoel Rives LLP, Salt Lake City, UT, Associate, 2002 - 2006
  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Washington D.C., 2000 - 2001
  • White & Case LLP, Washington D.C., 1998 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Boy Scouts leader
  • State Special Olympics volunteer