Jesse Frederick


Jesse A. Frederick is a partner in the Salt Lake City office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. He also has experience in commercial and health care litigation, including the defense of hospitals, physicians, and other health care professionals in medical malpractice actions. Jesse's background includes education and training in biology, microbiology, and chemistry. Prior to law school, he worked in the health care field, including diagnostic and research laboratories. During law school, Jesse served as an Associate Editor for the Gonzaga Law Review and clerked for the Honorable Kathleen M. O'Connor of the Spokane County Superior Court.

Jesse has been listed as a member of Utah's Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Healthcare
  • General Liability

Additional Experience



U.S. District Court, District of Utah

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Utah Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Utah Defense Lawyers Association (UDLA)


Gonzaga University School of Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2009

  • Associate Editor, Gonzaga Law Review
  • CALI Award
  • Linden Cup Appellate Advocacy Competition, Semi-Finalist

University of Utah

Medical Technologist Program, Microbiology, 2004

Westminster College

Bachelor of Science in Biology, minor in Chemistry, cum laude, 2002

Representative Matters

  • Garver v. Rosenburg, 2014 UT 42, 347 P.3d 380
  • Adams v. Davis County, 30 F. Supp. 3d 1267 (D. Utah 2014).


Certified as Medical Technologist in Microbiology, American Society of Clinical Pathology, 2004