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Douglas Crapo

  • Attorney


Salt Lake City, UT





Douglas Crapo is an attorney at Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood who practices complex civil litigation. He enjoys obtaining favorable results for his clients whether through trials, dispositive motions, arbitrations, mediations, or just smart negotiations.

Most recently, Mr. Crapo's clients were elated with a favorable jury award after a trial where Mr. Crapo defended against a claim for expansive personal-injury damages. He consistently gets positive results for his clients. He has succeeded in a summary-judgment motion where claims against his client for over $60 million were fully denied and upheld on appeal. He has negotiated outcomes where his clients received compensation in the millions and were still able to forge working relationships with the adversaries into the future. He has also negotiated full, voluntary dismissal from an adverse party at the beginning of a dispute through quick and sharp actions taken at the beginning of the dispute.

Mr. Crapo's has practiced in many areas. Some of these include claims involving commercial torts, breach of contract and fiduciary duties, negligence and premise liability, non-compete agreements, healthcare billing, ERISA and insurance coverage, employment disputes, medical malpractice claims, and petitions for tax refunds. He understands modern electronic discovery, and how best to navigate disputes over large complex sets of business records.

Mr. Crapo began his legal career clerking for the Honorable Tena Campbell at the District Court for the District of Utah. Before that, he acted as a Utah Assistant Attorney General through a selective O'Hara fellowship program. While in law school he earned Order of the Coif distinctions, served as Executive Footnote Editor of Utah Law Review, and won the school's Traynor Moot Court Competition along with the award for best brief.

Currently, he is an Adjunct Assistant Professor, coaching the University of Utah's team in the National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court Competition, and serves as the Vice President of the David K. Watkiss - Sutherland II American Inn of Court.

Areas Of Practice

  • Business Torts and Contracts
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Insurance Litigation
  • RICO Matters
  • Securities Fraud Matters
  • Unfair Competition
  • Trial Practice
  • Arbitration Practice
  • Mediation Practice
  • Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Utah
  • Idaho
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah


  • University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Executive Footnote Editor, Utah Law Review
    • Honors: Traynor Moot Court Competition, First Place and Best Brief
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Honors: Studio 22 – Major Grant Recipient for Sofa Size
    • Major: English Literature

Past Positions

  • Hon. Tena Campbell, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, Law Clerk
  • Manning Curtis Bradshaw & Bednar
  • Utah Attorney General’s Office
  • Crapo Farms
  • Samuel Goldwyn Films

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Vice President – David K. Watkiss-Sutherland II Inn of Court
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor – S.J. Quinney College of Law – coach of the National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court Competition