Person Photo
Person Photo

Lois Baar

Of Counsel

222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Lois Baar has more than 30 years of experience assisting employers with employment issues and decisions and representing employers in employment litigation. 

Strong Relationships: Lois uses candor and honesty to establish strong, respectful relationships with clients, opposing counsel, government agencies, and the courts. This rapport helps her to resolve employment disputes efficiently and effectively.

Problem-solver: Lois counsels clients on day-to-day workplace issues; she’s known for her sound, practical, real-world advice.

Knowledgeable Mediator: Lois frequently works as a mediator in employment disputes across a wide range of conflicts and industries. She is good at establishing rapport and brings helpful insights into work relationships and substantive expertise and analytical skills to the process.

Experience

Employment Law

Lois's clients count on her to understand the outcomes they want and how to get there:

  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Whistleblower claims
  • FLSA disputes
  • Employment Investigations
  • Management coaching
  • Workplace issues counseling
  • Workforce training
  • Management best practices
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Skilled in negotiation and conflict resolution, Lois is experienced in strategically settling clients' employment disputes out of the courtroom:

  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict resolution

Education

Bar Admissions

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America® Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment, 1995-2018
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment, Senior Statesmen, 2018
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment, 2003-2017
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Employment & Labor, 2007-2018
  • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, 2008-2018
  • Benchmark Litigation, Top 250 Women in Litigation, 2012-2017
  • Utah Business Magazine, Top 100 Legal Elite, 2004-2015; Utah Legal Elite, Arbitrator/Mediator, 2017, 2018
  • American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell®, Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment, 2013
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Employment Law – Management – Salt Lake City, 2013
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Labor and Employment Law – Salt Lake City, 2010
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, "Top 50 Women"

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Member
  • U.S. District Court Roster of Mediators and Arbitrators, Member
  • Utah Council on Conflict Resolution, Member
DISCLAIMER

Unless you are a current client of Holland & Hart LLP, please do not send any confidential information by email. If you are not a current client and send an email to an individual at Holland & Hart LLP, you acknowledge that we have no obligation to maintain the confidentiality of any information you submit to us, unless we have already agreed to represent you or we later agree to do so. Thus, we may represent a party adverse to you, even if the information you submit to us could be used against you in a matter, and even if you submitted it in a good faith effort to retain us.