Tanner B. Camp

Associate

Overview

Tanner Camp is an associate in the Litigation department with Foley & Lardner LLP. Tanner is based in the firm’s Salt Lake City office where he is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group.

Prior to Foley, Tanner was an associate at a litigation boutique in Southern California and then another law firm in Salt Lake City where he gained experience representing clients in state and federal court in complex legal matters including contract and trade secrets disputes, environmental actions, and white-collar criminal investigations. He also served as a law clerk to Judge Michael W. Mosman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. 

Representative Matters

  • Successfully argued and defended against several motions in both state and federal court, including a dispositive motion seeking dismissal of state-law fraud claims, a motion for TRO regarding an alleged theft of trade secrets, an ex parte motion seeking an extension of time to serve a summons and complaint, and a motion for protective order regarding the disclosure of sensitive business communications.
  • First chaired several offensive and defensive depositions in a complex environmental action stemming from a mine blowout, including a 30(b)(6) deposition of a subsidiary of a multibillion-dollar global mining company.
  • Negotiated the terms of a multimillion-dollar settlement in an action brought by a bank under the California Voidable Transactions Act.
  • Achieved a complete dismissal of claims by an ambulances services company against a municipality regarding licenses for paramedic services
  • Negotiated the terms of a favorable settlement agreement in a California action brought by a former employee against her employer.
  • Drafted substantive briefs for matters in state and federal court, including motions for summary judgment, an opposition to a motion for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, demurrers, motions to compel, and mediation briefs.
  • Managed discovery — including large-scale document collection and production, written discovery, and depositions — for several complex legal matters.

Civic Activites

  • Volunteer, Touch of Love Works (homeless aid charity), Santa Ana, Calif. (2018–2020)
  • Pro bono volunteer, Utah County Public Defender’s Office (2014)

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law (JD, 2016)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of International Law
    • Member, National Trial Advocacy Team (2013-2016)
    • Member, Criminal Defense Clinic (2015)
    • Cowan Fellow, Human Rights Study Project (2014-2015)
  • Brigham Young University (BA, cum laude, 2013)

Admissions

  • Utah
  • California
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the District of Utah
  • Southern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California

Languages

  • Russian