Douglas B. Thayer

Attorney in Lehi, UT
Mr. Thayer has substantial litigation experience in civil and criminal litigation involving fraud, embezzlement, and complex financial transactions. He has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in product liability cases, fidelity bond matters, insurance fraud cases, SEC matters, and other similar types of cases.

He was one of the Plaintiffs' Class Counsel in an eight million member class action lawsuit against Prudential Insurance Co. in the matter entitled In re: The Prudential Insurance Company of America Sales Practices Litigation, in a federal multi-district case in Newark, NJ.

Prior Professional Experience
•Hill, Johnson & Schmutz, Provo, UT (2001-2013)
•Law Office of Douglas B. Thayer, Hartford, CT (1996-1999)
•Wolfe, Horowitz & Thayer, Partner (1990-1996)
•Schatz, Schatz, Ribicoff & Kotkin, Hartford, CT (1987-1990)
•Robins, Zelle, Larson & Kaplan, Newport Beach, CA, Western Regional Office, (1984-1987)

News and Articles
• Provo Office Relocates to Thanksgiving Park
• Thirty-Six Durham Jones & Pinegar Attorneys Named Legal Elite
• Durham Jones & Pinegar Expands to Utah County


Areas of Law

  • Litigation
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Complex Civil and Criminal
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • TortsFamily Law


Overall Client Rating

in Family Law and Intellectual Property
4.3 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
Quality of Service
Value for Money

  • Data based on 8 reviews
  • Recommended by 6 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 04/09/13
Posted by a Consumer on 04/09/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Doug Thayer came highly recommended, so I met with him, discussed my case, and felt comfortable placing my case in his hands. He is excellent in all matters. In particular, I appreciated his deep understanding of domestic law. In essence, he knows how to try a divorce case. I also relied heavily on his almost unerring judgment as we discussed my case together. And he is a great communicator. He explained legalities in understandable terms. Simply stated: he is very, very good.
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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in Admitted Pro Hac Vice in numerous state courts
Connecticut (inactive)

Additional Payment Information
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Law School Attended

    Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
    Class of 1984

    University Attended

    Brigham Young University
    Political Science, double minor in English and Philosophy

    Birth Information

    Born in 1955
    Bridgeport, Connecticut, June 6, 1955


    JAG, Capt., 103rd Tactical Fighter Group, East Granby, CT, 1988-1992

    Associations & Memberships

    Professional and Civic Activities•Member, Utah State Bar
    •Member, California State Bar
    •Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Natio... More

    Representative Cases

    Representative Cases/Deals : While Mr. Thayer has been involved in numerous reported cases, the most significant, from a complex litigation stand point, as well as monetary value, was as one of Plaintiffs' Class Counsel in the In re: The Prudential Insurance Company of America Sales Practices Litigation, in a federal multi -district case in Newark,... More

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    Office Information
    Douglas B. Thayer
     3301 N. Thanksgiving Way, Suite 400,
    Lehi, UT 84043


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