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Givens Pursley LLP

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Managing Partners: Thomas E Dvorak, Deborah E Nelson, Robert B White
Number of partners: 30
Number of lawyers: 40
Languages: English

Firm Overview:
Givens Pursley is a full-service law firm built on authenticity, ingenuity and community. The firm’s agile, innovative approach and strong local connections serve to solve its clients’ complex legal issues across many practice areas, including: agriculture, business, finance, employment, government affairs, healthcare, land use, real estate, water, and environmental law. The lawyers at Givens Pursley know that creating value demands that they offer and deliver inspired, efficient, and certain real world solutions in an ever more complex and abstract legal environment.

Main Areas of Practice:

■Administrative & Regulatory Law
■Business, Finance & Banking
■Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy
■Employment Law
■Environmental Law
■Government Affairs
■Healthcare
■Litigation
■Mergers & Acquisitions
■Natural Resources
■Real Estate & Land Use
■Road & Access Law
■Tax & Estate Planning
■Water Rights

Bankruptcy/Restructuring:
6 partners, 11 attorneys based in Boise, Idaho
■Representation of Bank of America in connection with restructure of $225 million agricultural credit facility
■Representation of various secured creditors involving agricultural concerns
Key Clients: Bank of America, N.A.; Bank of the West; Banner Bank; Wells Fargo Bank
Contact: Randall A Peterman
Tel: 208 388 1200
Email: [email protected]

Labor & Employment:
5 partners, 11 attorneys based in Boise, Idaho
Key Clients: Chobani Global Holdings, LLC/ Chobani Idaho, LLC; Battelle; Amy’s Kitchen, Inc.
Contact: Robert B White
Tel: 208 388 1200
Email: [email protected]

Corporate/Commercial:
12 partners, 16 attorneys based in Boise, Idaho
Key Clients: Agri Beef Co.; Chobani Global Holdings, LLC/Chobani Idaho, LLC; Saint Alphonsus Health System, Inc.; TitleOne Corporation; U.S. Bank; Zions Bank, N.A.; Building Hope Idaho, Inc.
Contact: Judson B Montgomery
Tel: 208 388 1200
Email: [email protected]

Litigation:
14 partners, 22 attorneys based in Boise, Idaho
■Kloss v. Treasure Valley Hospital – successfully recovered a $2 million jury verdict for the wrongful expulsion from a limited partnership alleging a violation of a noncompete
■119 Boise, LLC v. CSHQA – successfully recovered a $3 million jury verdict again architect that negligently designed a multi-family housing project
■Weitz, et. al. v. Weitz, et. al. – successfully represented David Weitz and John Tavares in a contentious matter associated with obtaining a declaratory judgment regarding our clients’ ownership of a highly lucrative business entitled Treasure Valley Manufacturing and Recycling, Inc.
■Lincoln Land v. LP Broadband; LP Broadband v. General Mills – successfully represented General Mills on an appeal, resulting in no liability for General Mills. The appeal involved an unjust enrichment claim asserted by Lincoln Land against LP Broadband and an indemnity claim from LP Broadband against General Mills
Key Clients: Roundhouse, fka Local Construct; Toll Bros.; Clif Bar; Banner Bank; USA Today; Citadel Storage, Inc.
Contact: Bradley J Dixon, Alexander P McLaughlin
Tel: 208 388 1200
Email: [email protected], alexm[email protected]

Natural Resources:
11 partners, 11 attorneys based in Boise, Idaho
■Representation of SUEZ Water Idaho on all water rights and public utilities matters
■Representation of North Kootenai Water & Sewer District on municipal water rights matters
■Representation of Utah Association of Municipal Power Systems on utilities matters
■Representation of Cities of Hailey and Nampa on water rights
■Representation of Sorrento Lactalis, Inc. on environmental matters
■Representation of Midas Gold Idaho, Inc. and related defendants in Clean Water Act citizen-suit litigation
Key Clients: SUEZ Water Idaho; North Kootenai Water & Sewer District; Utah Association of Municipal Power Systems; Sorrento Lactalis, Inc.; City of Nampa; City of Hailey; Midas Gold Idaho, Inc.
Contact: Christopher H Meyer
Tel: 208 388 1200
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
20 partners, 25 attorneys based in Boise, Idaho
■Real estate and entitlement work for new $110 million commercial development in Idaho Falls, Idaho, including urban renewal project funding
■Real estate and entitlement work to construct new 36,000 cow dairy in Malta, Idaho
Key Clients: Amy’s Kitchen, Inc.; Brighton Corporation; Grossman Company Properties; Roundhouse, fka Local Construct; Millenkamp Cattle, Inc.; Morgan Construction, Inc.
Contact: L Edward Miller
Tel: 208 388 1200
Email: [email protected]