Kunzler Bean & Adamson

Marcia Fuller Durkin

Partner

Expertise: Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks, Commercial, White Collar Criminal Defense, Telecom, Technology
Licenses: Utah, District of Columbia, New York
Education: J Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University

mdurkin@kba.law | (801) 994-4646

Marcia Fuller Durkin specializes in complex commercial litigation. She has substantial experience in complex scientific tort claims, including successfully defending a large real estate corporation in an action involving claims of personal injury arising from alleged exposure to asbestos. Marcia also has high profile experience defending white-collar criminal cases, including a case where she was entrusted with top secret security clearance in order to represent lobbyists from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in an espionage case. Marcia also defended individual clients in the pharmaceutical industry who were involved in a federal government criminal investigation, resulting in no charges being filed against her clients in the investigation.

Additionally, Marcia has advised clients on intricate telecommunication regulations, including representing Local Area Exchange Carriers and large end users of telecommunications services in both federal court and at the Federal Communications Commission. She also has substantial experience litigating trademark disputes in proceedings both before the TTAB and in federal court and has advised clients on professional liability disputes involving Big Four accounting firms. Throughout her career, Marcia has successfully represented clients involved in complex contract disputes.

Marcia handles both plaintiff and defense work, including litigating cases and counseling clients in state and federal courts, as well as in administrative tribunals. Marcia’s clients range from both large corporations to small business owners involved in various types of business disputes.

Before working for Kunzler Bean & Adamson, Marcia practiced in Washington, D.C. and New York City at a well-known, national law firm.

HONORS & EDUCATION
  • J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, Brigham Young University
HISTORY & EXPERIENCE
  • Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks
  • Complex Commercial Disputes
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Contract and Business Disputes
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Telecommunications and High-tech
  • Asbestos
ADMISSIONS & PRACTICE
  • Utah
  • New York
  • Washington, DC
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for District of Utah, Southern District of New York, District of Columbia, and District of Maryland
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Board Member, BYU Traveling Moot Court