5/17/2016

Kevin Murray Honored with Excellence in Teaching Award

Holland & Hart is pleased to announce that Salt Lake City partner Kevin Murray is the recipient of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Peter W. Billings Excellence in Teaching Award for 2016. The Excellence in Teaching Award is given annually to a dedicated, gifted, and enthusiastic professor who is known for inspiring his or her students. Peter W. Billings was a partner in the Salt Lake City law firm of, Fabian & Clendenin, now known as Fabian VanCott. The teaching award was endowed by his family in 1998.

Murray is an Adjunct Professor of Law at both the University of Utah and Brigham Young University. He teaches both Real Estate Transfer Finance and Development, and Real Estate Development at the University of Utah College of Law. The real estate development course is one he designed and instituted at the University of Utah. At BYU he has taught Real Estate Development and finance since 1990. 

“We are very proud of Kevin for his leadership and educational services he provides in his community. His accomplishments are evident in his successful legal practice and his commitment to teaching and sharing his knowledge with others,” said Eric Maxfield, administrative partner in the firm’s Salt Lake City office.

In his professional practice, Murray is an experienced environment, energy, and natural resources attorney with Holland & Hart. He assists clients with contaminated property and water issues. His work includes all facets of remediation, compliance, permitting, mergers and acquisitions, land development, and property reuse, especially as these issues relate to current and historic mining, petroleum, and manufacturing industries. Known for innovative and unique CERCLA resolutions, Murray was one of the first individuals to use the Environmentally Responsible Redevelopment and Reuse (ER3) program for site remediation, and is known for innovative CERCLA resolutions.

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