Our FTC Team

Christensen & Jensen FTC Law Firmhas provided skillful and cost-effective representation to defendants and plaintiffs for almost 70 years. Its litigation, trial, and appellate attorneys are second to none in aggressive and creative representation of clients in a broad range of practice areas. Christensen & Jensen can assist with Federal Trade Commission compliance or defense throughout the United States.

Attorneys at Christensen & Jensen have received prestigious honors from numerous organizations, including The Best Lawyers in America, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Super Lawyers, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the American Bar Association, the Utah State Bar, the International Association of Defense Counsel, and the Utah Association for Justice, among others. Christensen & Jensen is also a member of the American Law Firm Association (ALFA International), a select network of American and international law firms that collaborate to benefit clients.

Karra Porter:

Utah FTC Lawyer Karra PorterKarra Porter is chair of Christensen & Jensen’s FTC  Law Team and president of the firm. Karra coordinates the firm’s Federal Trade Commission and commercial litigation matters and is on the cutting edge of FTC law. She has engaged in extensive litigation against the FTC, including numerous motions, depositions, interactions with expert witnesses and hearings, as well as arguing FTC-related issues at the appellate level. In addition to her Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, Karra has consistently been recognized by Thomsen Reuters as a Superlawyer in business litigation and one of the Top 100 attorneys in the intermountain west and by Utah Business magazine as one of Utah’s Legal Elite. During her 26-year career, Karra has been lead counsel in many high-profile and complex cases in Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, New York, Ohio, and is also one of the most sought after and successful appellate attorneys in the state. kporter@chrisjen.com

J.D. Lauritzen:

FTC Lawyer UtahJ.D. Lauritzen practices in the firm’s business regulation and compliance, business litigation, white collar and criminal defense, civil rights litigation, and personal injury sections.  Before joining Christensen & Jensen, J.D. worked for a small firm that focused on personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, and civil rights litigation.  J.D. was recently selected among the members of the Utah State Bar’s 2017 Leadership Academy.  Prior to law school, J.D. worked as a practice support specialist for a large Salt Lake City law firm, where he assisted attorneys with discovery and other litigation needs.  jd.lauritzen@chrisjen.com

 

 

Sarah Spencer:

FTC Law AttorneySarah Spencer is a shareholder at Christensen & Jensen whose practice focuses on commercial and tort litigation and appeals. She has practiced extensively in state and federal court and in arbitration proceedings, representing private clients and governmental entities in business disputes, injury and property damage claims. Sarah served two judicial clerkships after graduation from law school, one in Colorado’s Second Judicial District, and one as the sole law clerk for the twenty-seven judges of the State of Utah’s Juvenile Court. sarah.spencer@chrisjen.com