David R. York, Andrew L. Howell and Paxton R. Guymon of the law firm York Howell & Guymon announced today that three of their attorneys have been elected as partners effective October 1, 2016: Eric Whiting, Lauren Johnson and Dawn Soper.

Eric Whiting’s practice is focused on estate planning, tax, business planning, and non-profit entities. Whiting received his Juris Doctor at Gonzaga University School of Law, his LL.M. in Taxation at Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Law & Constitutional Studies at Utah State University.

Lauren Johnson concentrates her practice on commercial litigation in state and federal courts. Johnson received her Juris Doctor from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah and a Bachelor's Degree from Brigham Young University. 

Dawn Soper practices in the firm’s Real Estate Group, working on complex transactional matters.  Soper received her Juris Doctor at University of Arizona, an MBA from The University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Pittsburgh. She previously served as assistant attorney general in the litigation division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office.

"We are delighted to announce the election of these talented lawyers as partners of our firm," said Andrew L. Howell, co-founder and managing partner of York Howell & Guymon. "Each are outstanding lawyers in their respective practice areas, and will continue to serve the firm and our clients with distinction."