International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Kimberly Neville, a partner in the Firm’s Salt Lake City office, has been named one of Utah Business 2015 Forty Under 40.

Ms. Neville is a partner in the Trial group and practices in the areas of commercial litigation, health care litigation, and product liability defense. She regularly appears in both the federal and state trial courts in Utah, as well as before the state's administrative agencies. She has also appeared pro hac vice in approximately 15 jurisdictions on behalf of clients with national litigation needs.

Ms. Neville has a broad litigation background and has served as counsel in a number of high-exposure cases. She regularly represents clients in complex commercial litigation involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty, theft of trade secrets, breach of contract, false advertising, and class action allegations. She also has substantial litigation experience in the health care sector, having represented clients in cases involving ERISA benefits litigation, administrative claims, and commercial payor disputes. Her product liability experience includes serving as a trial counsel for manufacturers in cases involving medical devices, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, industrial equipment, and various component parts.

Ms. Neville also focuses on giving back to the community. She is a member on the boards of the Salt Lake Acting Company, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, St. Vincent de Paul School and Women Lawyers of Utah (WLU). She works with the WLU’s work-life balance committee, supporting the advancement of women in the legal profession. Kim is also active in the Utah Bar and her community.

“Kim is a prime example of what a Forty Under 40 lawyer embodies,” noted Ken Cutler, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney. "She is extraordinarily talented, compassionate and committed to Dorsey’s core values. We are extremely proud of her achievements and of this recognition.”

Each year, Utah Business magazine honors 40 of the state’s most talented, ambitious and innovative business leaders in our annual Forty Under 40 program. Some are serial entrepreneurs, others are leading established companies to continued success, and more still are helping their companies reach unprecedented growth. Regardless of their positions within their companies, the 2015 Forty Under 40 exemplify a group of standout leaders who are shaping the future of Utah and the world.