Based in Salt Lake City, Snow, Christensen & Martineau is a law firm that includes a group of lawyers, law clerks, paralegals, secretaries and staff persons. It was founded in 1886 and offers a wide variety of legal services. The firm serves various industries, such as corporate and business, government, credit and finance, health, insurance, real estate, construction and technology. It offers services in various practice areas, including appeals, asbestos, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, transactions, complex commercial and construction litigation, and surety and fidelity. The firm s practice areas also includes direct representation of insurers, employment, mediation, medical malpractice and personal injury defense, product liability, technology and intellectual property, trial practice, water law and workers' compensation. It provides advises to clients in a wide variety of business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. The firm provides various estate planning services, including wills, living trusts, and insurance and charitable remainder trusts.