Brian Christensen has a proven track record of securing significant victories against corporate misconduct in both federal and state courts. At Arnold & Itkin, he is dedicated to providing top-tier appellate representation, ensuring that the firm's clients receive the best possible outcome. Leveraging his extensive experience in appellate law, Brian is integral in vigorously pursuing clients' claims to the fullest extent. His efforts are focused on maximizing their success, showcasing a commitment to achieving the best results through every possible legal avenue.
“Our clients’ futures matter to us at every step—from our first conversation until we reach the best possible outcome through settlement, at trial, or on appeal.”
Brian Christensen is a formidable trial lawyer with significant experience in civil and criminal law at the state and federal levels. He plays a vital role in the Arnold & Itkin team, ensuring each client gets unparalleled appellate representation. Brian takes every step necessary to seek the best outcome on appeal, no matter the odds.
Brian started his career as a judicial law clerk in state and federal trial courts, where he gained invaluable experience and insight into civil and criminal trials and the judicial decision-making process. He then took this experience to Washington, D.C., where he practiced complex commercial litigation at a corporate law firm. He prosecuted cases against multinational banks for their role in the subprime mortgage crisis. He was part of the team that won the largest jury verdict in the country that year and the largest price-fixing verdict in U.S. history.
Driven to help others, Brian went into public service as an Assistant Attorney General for the Utah Office of the Attorney General. Starting in 2016, he worked with federal agencies and states across the U.S. to prosecute negligent and anticompetitive corporate conduct, recovering hundreds of thousands of dollars for wronged consumers. He also counseled individuals and businesses who had been harmed, testified before the Utah legislature numerous times, and acted as a panelist and presenter in continuing legal education.
Brian joined the team at Arnold & Itkin in 2021, embracing the opportunity to continue helping those who need it most. Throughout his career, he has shown an infallible drive to achieve the best outcome for every client he represents. He draws upon extensive trial experience, bringing Arnold & Itkin’s clients the highest level of appellate support.
Brian earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting at Brigham Young University and his law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. He graduated cum laude and was Lead Note and Comment Editor for the BYU Law Review. He has been published in the BYU Law Review and the American Antitrust Institute.
Brian is a Colorado native residing in Salt Lake City, Utah. He loves spending time outdoors, particularly running, hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing.