Aaron Harris


Aaron Harris is a shareholder at the SMITH LC Utah office. He is an experienced trial attorney who represents clients in all areas of litigation, including conflicts and disputes in the following areas: commercial (including extensive experience in trade secret and restrictive covenant cases), contract enforcement, real property, divorce, and construction defect. His litigation practice focuses heavily on contract interpretation and enforcement and he litigates the meaning and application of contracts all across a spectrum of subject areas, including non-competition and non-solicitation covenants, real estate purchase contracts, commercial leases, creditor-debtor contracts, royalty agreements, purchase agreements, and pre-nuptial agreements. He also is routinely retained by liability insurance carriers to represent clients that have been sued.

Aaron has litigated cases in both state and federal court throughout Utah, and has also appeared in cases in Oregon and California. He has argued several cases to the Utah Court of Appeals and has also argued in front of the California Court of Appeals and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Colorado. He also has significant experience in arbitration and in administrative appeals and other regulatory proceedings.

Aaron’s practice is not limited to litigation; he also represents individuals and companies in business formation and other types of transactional law.

  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, 2008, JD
  • Brigham Young University, 2003, B.A. Political Science, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Utah State Bar
  • US District Court for the District of Utah
Professional Affiliations and Activities
Awards and Recognition

Irvine, California

4 Park Plaza Suite 1050 | Irvine, CA 92614

Lehi, Utah

2912 Executive Parkway, Suite 240 | Lehi, Utah 84043

Mesa, Arizona

40 N Center Street Suite 104 | Mesa, Arizona 85201

Jackson, Wyoming

15 South Jackson Street | Jackson, Wyoming 83001

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