Ian Hiatt, associate

OFFICE: 801-935-4611

Ian litigates cases in a wide variety of areas, including complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, real estate development, partnership disputes, and wrongful death. He has obtained favorable results for his clients in disputes involving or alleging fraud, securities fraud, breaches of contract, breaches of fiduciary duties, land use, patent infringement, defamation, and many other legal issues.

Together with the other attorneys at Gross & Rooney, he has won multi-million-dollar jury verdicts for his clients at trial. As defense counsel, he has secured dismissal of claims against his clients valued in the tens of millions of dollars and, when challenged, has successfully defended those results in the Utah appellate courts.

Ian received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University; he returned to Utah after earning his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia where he served on the Managing Board of the Virginia Law and Business Review and was a Hardy T. Cross Dillard Fellow. Ian is admitted to the state bars of Utah and California, and he currently serves on the Executive Board of the Litigation Section of the Utah State Bar.


  • Brigham Young University (B.A. 2006)
  • University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 2010)


  • Utah State Bar (2011)
  • United States District Court, District of Utah (2011)
  • State Bar of California (2011)


  • Utah Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Executive Board, Utah State Bar Litigation Section