The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has appointed Peggy Hunt to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Utah, effective Friday, March 10, 2023.
Judge Hunt was previously the co-managing shareholder of the Salt Lake City office of the global law firm, Greenberg Traurig, LLP. She is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy and an American Bar Association Fellow. She was appointed to serve on the Utah Securities Commission. Judge Hunt also served as President of numerous professional and community organizations, including the Utah Bar Foundation, Women Lawyers of Utah, the Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Utah Women’s Forum, and the Board of Advisors for the Utah Museum of Natural History. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Honorable Joel Marker, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Utah, administered the oath to Judge Hunt this afternoon. Judge Hunt will have chambers in Salt Lake City.