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Mr. Todd D Wakefield Esq.

Mr. Todd D Wakefield Esq.

Plaintiff's contingent fee litigation, personal injury, real estate & busine
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  • Utah
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Mr. Wakefield serves as General Counsel & Utah Managing Attorney at Layfield & Barrett. He has been licensed to practice law in Utah since 1992. His practice focuses on personal injury, real estate (development, management, transactions and litigation), general representation of growing companies, and general civil and appellate litigation. Mr. Wakefield's legal experience includes 5 years as outside General Counsel to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association and U.S. Ski Team (where he also has served as chairman of the USSA's Judicial Council for more than a decade). Mr. Wakefield was managing attorney at Wakefield Law Firm in Park City, was a senior attorney at the Wrona Law Firm (now Wrona Gordon & DuBois), and he was Of Counsel with the law firm of Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough. In 2000, Mr. Wakefield co-founded Attensity Corporation ( where he served as CEO and President until 2005. Mr. Wakefield holds 6 U.S. patents related to text analytics. He was responsible for Attensity's strategic vision of "text analytics" which is now widely used for social media monitoring. Mr. Wakefield also founded and served as CEO of NexTalk, Inc. ( the leading provider of organizational telecommunication solutions serving the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Gardner Scholarship recipient; National Moot Court Team; National Moot Court Regional Champions and Best Oralists; American College of Trial Lawyers Medal for Excellence in Advocacy.
Activities: Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity, Johnson Inn; American Inns of Court; Utah Court of Appeals judicial extern for the Honorable Regnal W. Garff; Utah Attorney General's Office, Criminal Appeals Division, Summer Associate.
University of Utah
B.S. | Philosophy
Honors: Honors at Entrance Scholarship; Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honor Society; Golden Key Honor Society; Honors Bachelor of Science Degree (earned through University of Utah Honors Program); Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation Scholarship for Leadership, Scholarship and Moral Character; Order of Omega.
Activities: Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, President 1988-89; Inter-Fraternity Council; IFC Alcohol Commission, Chairman; Phi Delta Theta Leadership College, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; Lowell Bennion Community Service Center.
Professional Experience
General Counsel & Utah Managing Attorney
Layfield & Barrett, APC
- Current
Managing Attorney
Wakefield Law Office
Wrona Law Firm
Attorney at growing law practice in Park City, Utah. Primarily real estate related work; significant federal and state litigation practice; new ventures; general civil practice.
NexTalk, Inc.
Founded, funded and ran NexTalk ( Dedicated to providing intuitive, effective communication solutions. History of developing software-based solutions that reduce communication barriers and enables the deaf, hard of hearing, limited English speaking and limited language speaking community to enjoy a greater level of access to communication. Customer base includes industry leaders in the health care industry, telecommunication industry, call center industry, banking industry, investment industry, business, education and in numerous government departments in the United States and Canada.
Founder, CEO, President & Chief Strategist
Attensity Corporation
Attensity provides social analytics and engagement solutions that are the choice of industry leaders such as Charles Schwab, Cisco, eBay, Electronic Arts/Bioware, JetBlue Airways, Royal Bank of Canada, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Whirlpool and many others. Organizations rely on Attensity’s world-class enterprise platform to Listen, Analyze, Relate and Act on customer conversations from across the social web, as well as from internal sources. For these companies, Attensity delivers clear advantages that help them improve the customer experience with their brands. Real-Time Social Analytics: gives an up to the second view of what customers are saying about products, companies and brands. Enterprise-class solutions: company's social analytics and engagement solutions are built to handle the Big Data being generated by today’s social customers. Industry’s Most Accurate Insights: patented solutions are based on more than 10 years of research and development with the federal government and have been proven in many of the world’s largest corporations and homeland security and intelligence agencies.
Wakefield Wright Otto & Wrona
General civil practice law firm in Park City, Utah. Primarily real estate related matters, heavy litigation emphasis. Also simultaneously served as outside General Counsel to the United States Ski & Snowboard Association and the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Teams.
Strachan & Strachan
Boutique law practice in Park City, Utah with emphasis on complex litigation and ski resort and recreation industry defense work. Clients included Deer Valley Ski Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, Snowbasin, Marker, REI, Mountain Safety Research, Salomon, Banker's Trust, Silgan Container Corp. and others.
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Fast Company Magazine
Recipient, Edward J. Whitney Alumnus of the
Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
Medal for Excellence in Advocacy
American College of Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
American Association for Justice
- Current
Utah State Bar Association
- Current
Park City Bar Association
- Current
Startup business mentor
Park City Rotary Club
Member and Board Member
Habitat for Humanity of Wasatch and Summit Counties
Member, Board of Directors
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
10th Circuit
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $350 per hour
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Layfield & Barrett, APC
2720 Homestead Rd., Ste. 210
Park City, UT 84098
Toll-Free: (855) 880-8335
Telephone: (435) 571-0934
Cell: (435) 640-4582
Fax: (435) 571-0772