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Aaron T. Cunningham


Aaron is a founding member of Nelson Naegle and is its newest partner. Aaron graduated with high honors from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Aaron’s practice focuses on healthcare, business, construction, and commercial transportation litigation defense. Since graduating from law school, Aaron has represented clients in several jury trials and has significant experience in depositions, hearings, and mediations. Aaron has argued before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Utah Court of Appeals.


UDLA is proud to award Aaron as the Horizon Award winner of 2024.

Aaron T. Cunningham
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  • University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah JD (Magna Cum Laude) – 2018

  • University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business, Salt Lake City, Utah BS Finance – 2015


  • American Bar Association

  • Utah State Bar

  • State of Utah, 2018

  • United States District Court for the District of Utah, 2018

  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2022


  • Utah Law Review, Note and Comment Editor

  • Quinney Fellow

  • William H. Leary Scholar

  • CALI and OAA Award Recipient (Torts, Business Organizations)

  • Best Draft Award – Transactional LawMeet

  • Pro Bono Law Student of the Year, Utah State Bar and Utah Legal Services, Utah Celebrates Pro Bono – 2017

Admitted to Practice

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