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Mickell Jimenez


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

Employers turn to Mickell for seasoned counsel to proactively handle labor and employment and litigation issues.

Mickell advises business owners and management on the full spectrum of employment issues that can impact an enterprise. She provides up-front guidance to help position businesses to effectively mitigate risk. When disputes arise, Mickell draws on her substantial experience in state and federal court to defend clients in litigation, administrative and regulatory hearings, and alternative dispute resolution forums.

Mickell brings 20+ years of experience serving as outside General Counsel to Cafe Rio, Inc. to help start-ups effectively manage the challenges and opportunities facing nascent businesses, particularly in the food and beverage industry. 

Before joining Holland & Hart, Mickell was a Director and Shareholder at Clyde Snow, where she was recently a member of the firm’s Management Committee and co-chair of the Labor & Employment group.


Accommodations, Disabilities, Leaves
Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation and Litigation
Employment Litigation and Class Actions
HR Counseling, Compliance, and Risk Management
  • Employment Policies, Handbooks, and Manuals
  • Executive Compensation and Employment Contracts
  • Hiring, Discipline, Performance Evaluations, and Terminations
  • Non-Competes, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
  • Pay Practices and Independent Contractors
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Severance Agreements



Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • Federal Bar Association – Utah Chapter, Pro Bono Service Award, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2022-2023
  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Labor & Employment, 2016-2020, 2022
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent® Rating

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Utah Bar Association, Member
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake, Board of Trustees Member, 2020
  • Utah State Bar Fund for Client Protection Committee, Member, 2014-present
  • The Legal Council, Member, 2014-present
  • March of Dimes Utah Chapter, Board Chair, 2015-2016
  • March of Dimes Utah Chapter, Board Member, 2013-2015
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