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Patrick Charest


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

Patrick investigates and analyzes the wide-ranging complexities of commercial litigation and employment law on behalf of clients.

Patrick has represented clients in a broad range of practice areas in State and Federal Court. His experience includes complex general liability matters, insurance litigation, commercial litigation and employment disputes involving trade secrets, non-compete clauses, general business disputes, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour claims.

Patrick leverages more than ten years of law enforcement experience to provide zealous and exacting representation to all his clients.

Before joining Holland & Hart, Patrick worked as an associate attorney at a large national Los Angeles-based firm specializing in general liability and employment law. He is fluent in Spanish.


Commercial Litigation
  • Business Torts
Employment Litigation
  • Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation (federal / state / local law)
  • Breach of Contract
  • Employment-related Torts
  • Defamation
HR Counseling, Compliance, and Risk Management
  • Employment Policies, Handbooks, and Manuals
  • Executive Compensation and Employment Contracts
  • Employment / Severance Agreements
  • Employee Misconduct
  • Hiring, Discipline, Performance Evaluations, and Terminations
  • Internal Investigations
Unfair Competition
  • Noncompete and Restrictive Covenant Agreements
  • Trade Secret Protection / Enforcement


Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Ohio Association of Justice
  • Utah Association of Justice

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