Partners

Jacob L. Fonnesbeck

Mark L. Smith

Evelyn Yaeger

Jacob L. Fonnesbeck

Jacob Fonnesbeck is one of SF Firm LLP’s top civil litigation partners, with experience trying cases before a jury and arbitration panels. He has litigated a broad range of matters, including intellectual property, securities, employment, commercial, contract, and competition issues.

Mr. Fonnesbeck spent the first several years of his career at top litigation law firms in Nevada and Utah where he gained a substantial amount of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of civil matters. He has represented and advised clients in arbitrations, federal and state courts and various appellate courts. Mr. Fonnesbeck has also conducted investigations concerning compliance and governance issues for clients.

Jacob Fonnesbeck

Jacob L. Fonnesbeck

jfonnesbeck@sffirm.com
(801) 584-1800
Las Vegas, NV
Los Angeles, CA
Salt Lake City, UT

Education

  • JD, University of Utah, 2010
  • BS, Weber State University, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada
  • California
  • Utah

Mark L. Smith

Mark Smith’s practice has developed around creatively providing the highest quality legal services in the most cost-effective manner. Mark has managed large matters and portfolios of matters, using experience, creativity, technology and process to serve clients’ needs effectively and efficiently.

Mark has successfully litigated matters from the large and complex to the simple and straightforward for large and small companies and individuals for the last 20+ years. Prior to forming what has become SF Firm, Mark worked in multinational firms Sullivan & Cromwell and Winston & Strawn before transitioning his practice to SF Firm’s boutique firm model focused on highly tailored legal services. Mark has litigated and tried cases for clients from around the world across a wide variety of industries and issues.

Mark Smith

Mark L. Smith

msmith@sffirm.com
(725) 666-8700
Las Vegas, NV
Los Angeles, CA
Salt Lake City, UT

Education

  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2000
  • BS, University of Utah, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York
  • Nevada
  • Utah

Evelyn Yaeger

Evelyn Yaeger has represented both Fortune 500 corporations and small companies in civil matters that include intellectual property, business disputes, and commercial litigation. Ms. Yaeger has been a successful trial attorney for more than 20 years and counseled clients at all levels from local and regional offices to national headquarters. Ms. Yaeger is a client-driven attorney who strives to achieve optimum results in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

Ms. Yaeger spent the early portion of her career practicing at boutique litigation firms in Texas where she gained significant experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts as well as appellate proceedings. Ms. Yaeger has also represented clients in contested matters in administrative proceedings.

Evelyn Yaeger

Evelyn Yaeger

eyaeger@sffirm.com
(725) 666-8700
Las Vegas, NV
Los Angeles, CA
Salt Lake City, UT

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Texas