Jaryl L. Rencher


Office: 801-961-1300

460 S. 400 E.
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

For over 20 years, Jaryl has represented insurance companies and their insureds, as well as Corporate clients in all types and categories of claims and coverage, including Professional Liability Defense (including among others Brokers, Agents, Attorneys and health care providers), Construction Defense, Personal and General Liability Defense, Employment Law, Commercial Liability Defense, Medical Malpractice Defense, Dental Malpractice Defense, Workers Compensation Defense, Product Liability Defense, Intellectual Property Defense, Insurance Coverage, Bad Faith Litigation Defense, Appellate law, Commercial Transactions, Professional Licensing Defense, Corporate and Company formation, Corporate and Company mergers and acquisitions, Education Law, Health Care Law, Elder Law, Government Fraud and Abuse Investigation and Licensing Defense, Landlord and Tenant Disputes, ERISA Law, Administrative Law, and Real Property Transactions and Disputes.

As to his medical malpractice defense work, Jaryl has represented physicians, nurses, and other health care providers, skilled, acute, and long term care nursing and rehabilitation facilities, facilities providing care for those with developmental disabilities, home health and hospice companies, surgical centers, hospitals, dentists, and oral and maxillofacial surgeons and other dental professionals in medical malpractice cases, licensing and other governmental proceedings and in corporate, employment mergers, acquisitions, leasing, commercial litigation, construction, and other business transactions. Jaryl is Utah counsel for a number of Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facilities, general counsel for Utah Health Care Association (with a membership of approximately 99 Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation facilities), and Utah counsel for numerous healthcare related companies and organizations. He has also served on the Board of Trustees and is counsel for Utah's largest non-profit corporation providing developmental services to children and families with special needs.

Jaryl frequently lectures on risk management issues and Utah Law Topics before groups of nursing and long-term care facilities, and medical, dental and allied care professional associations. In past years he has also lectured at the University of Utah School of Medicine, the University of Utah School of Nursing, and he currently lectures yearly for the University of Utah Department of Family and Preventative Medicine's Physician Assistant Program.

In addition to his Utah Bar license, Jaryl remains a licensed (inactive status) attorney in both Colorado and Washington D.C. He has successfully represented his clients before all Utah State Courts, the United States District Court for the District of Utah and the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also admitted before the United States Supreme Court.

  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice and Professional Liability Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment
  • Commercial
  • General Business
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate and Transactional Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Professional Licensing
  • Contract and Lease Formation and Disputes
  • Education Law (Litigation and Counsel) Including Insurance
  • Injury
  • Contract
  • Risk Management
  • Employment
  • Employee Benefits
  • Student Conduct
  • Privacy
  • Safety and Security
  • Discrimination
  • Title IX.

Rencher | Anjewierden
Partner and Director

Stucki & Rencher (formerly known as Stucki Steele Pia Anderson & Rencher, LLC or Stucki Steele & Rencher)
Partner and Director
February 2009 – February 2017

A full service law firm providing legal representation in the areas of dental and medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, insurance coverage, health care law, professional liability defense, professional licensing disputes, corporate finance, corporate law, corporate structure and organization, equipment leasing, mergers and acquisitions, commercial litigation, appellate law, construction, contract disputes, eminent domain, employment law, ERISA, environmental litigation, intellectual property litigation, internet, product liability, probate and esate planning/administration, environmental and natural resource law, litigation, real estate, real estate litigation, acquisitions, land use and zoning, finance, title insurance, mortgage disputes, and banking law.

Epperson & Rencher, P.C. (then Epperson Rencher & Owens)
Vice President, Director, and Shareholder
1999 – December 2008
Concentration: Litigation, Medical Malpractice and Professional Liability Defense, Insurance Defense, Employment, Commercial, General Business, Corporate and Transactional Law

Hanson Epperson & Smith (now Plant Christensen & Kanell)
Vice President, Director, and Shareholder (and formerly Associate)
1991 – December 1998
Concentration: Medical Malpractice and Insurance Defense Litigation in state and federal courts

Clyde Pratt & Snow (now Clyde Snow Sessions & Swenson)
Concentration: General civil practice and litigation

Supreme Court of Utah, Chief Justice Gordon R. Hall
Judicial Clerk/Research Attorney
1986- February 1990

Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office
Law Clerk, Brent Ward, Esq., U.S. Attorney

Utah Attorney General’s Office, Human Resources Division
Law Clerk

Kirton, McConkie & Bushnell (now Kirton & McConkie)
Law Clerk


University of Utah College of Law
Juris Doctor, 1986

University of Utah
Bachelor of Arts, English, 1983
magna cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi

Utah State Bar, 1986
United States District Court for the District of Utah, 1986
Utah State Supreme Court, 1986
District of Columbia Bar, 1989 (inactive status)
Colorado State Bar, 1990 (inactive status)
U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1994
U.S. Supreme Court, 1996
Utah Defense Institute (formerly)
Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure, 1991-1995
Utah State Bar Standing Committee on Courts and Judges
Sutherland Inn of Courts, 1985-1986
Staff Member, Journal of Contemporary Law/Journal of Energy Law and Policy, 1984-1985
Former Member, Board of Trustees of DDI Vantage - Providing services for disabled children and adults, Jan 1999-Feb 2003
The Long-Term Care Risk Legal Forum, 2012-Present

University of Utah, Division of Physician Assistant Studies
Department of Family and Preventative Medicine

University of Utah School of Medicine

BARBRI of Utah
Lectured law graduates and attorneys studying for bar exam on issues of Utah Civil Procedure, Utah Constitutional Law, and essay writing for various exam topics.