Carolyn LeDuc practices in commercial/business litigation and catastrophic personal injury. 

In business litigation, Ms. LeDuc has represented plaintiffs and defendants in matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, non-competition and non-solicitation, intellectual property, and legal malpractice. Ms. LeDuc’s business and commercial clients have come from a broad range of industries, such as commercial construction, real estate development, oil and gas mining, mortgage lending, law, metals manufacturing, telecommunications, industrial materials development, mass transportation, automotive dealerships, and news media.

Recent notable cases include:

  • Real property contract dispute concerning distribution rights from joint venture to develop 1,750 acres of land constituting former site of Geneva Steel (now Vineyard, Utah) 
  • Commercial contract dispute between magnesium vendor and titanium producer, concerning alleged “economic force majeure”
  • CC&R contract dispute involving development of large commercial property in Draper, Utah
  • Commercial contract dispute between producer and distributor of graphene
  • Breach of fiduciary duty dispute involving broker for sale of existing business
  • Contract dispute and alleged breach of fiduciary duty among shareholders in major Salt Lake City law firm
  • Employment contract dispute between former executive and Utah Transit Authority
  • Antitrust suit involving joint venture between Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News

In catastrophic injury suits, Ms. LeDuc has represented victims of car and truck collisions, construction accidents, electrocution, drowning, a variety of surgical injuries, and complex birth injuries.

Recent notable cases include:

  • Wrongful death suit involving tip-over of construction crane
  • Wrongful death suit involving semi-truck collision
  • Medical malpractice suit involving overmedication leading to quadriplegia

Ms. LeDuc and her team devote unparalleled effort to uncovering facts, exploring relevant and cutting-edge medical and scientific literature, and assembling the nation’s best technical and scientific experts to explain complex issues to judges and juries.

Ms. LeDuc handles all aspects of the litigation process—from the pre-trial process through appeal. Ms. LeDuc is also experienced in mediation and arbitration.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice


  • America's Top 100 Bet the Company Litigator
  • Utah's Legal Elite, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
  • 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Rising Star by Super Lawyers/Thomson Reuters
  • 2023 Super Lawyer/Thomson Reuters


  • Utah State Bar, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah


  • J.D., University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2012
    • High Honors
    • William H. Leary Scholar
    • Spring 2011 Judicial intern for the Honorable William A. Thorne of the Utah Court of Appeals 
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 2003
    • Glenn E. and Olive W. Nielson Scholarship