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Cody W. Wilson

Mr. Wilson is a shareholder in the law firm of Babcock Scott & Babcock. Mr. Wilson’s practice is concentrated on construction law & litigation (large commercial, industrial, highways). He has represented owners, architects and engineers, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.

Prior to practicing construction law Mr. Wilson was a member of the construction industry. In fact, he has been involved with the construction industry most of his life working his way through the ranks and ultimately managing $20 million+ projects. His experience in construction ranges from trade work to project management and from residential to complex commercial projects. His broad range of practical construction experience has included various projects found on Intermountain Contractors yearly list of the top construction projects. His broad range of construction experience has required him to work with contractors, architects, owners, developers, subcontractors, suppliers, engineers, city planners, inspectors and others in their various trades.

Washburn University School of Law
J.D., 2001

Brigham Young University
B.A. 1999

  • Colorado
  • Utah
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • American Public Works Association
  • American Society of Professional Estimators
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Associated General Contractors
  • Utah Steel Fabricators Association


  • Board Member, Intermountain Electrical Association, 2019-Present
  • Board Member, Utah Steel Fabricators Association, 2019-Present
  • Past Chair, Construction Law Section, Utah State Bar, 2013
  • Chair, Construction Law Section, Utah State Bar, 2012
  • Chair-Elect, Construction Law Section, Utah State Bar, 2011
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Construction Law Section, Utah State Bar, 2010
  • Received an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory
  • Selected as one of Utah’s Legal Elite Lawyers in the area of Construction Law by Utah Business Magazine, 2008-Present
  • Selected as a Super Lawyer in Construction Law by SuperLawyers Magazine, 2015-Present
  • Selected as a Mountain States Rising Star in Construction Law by SuperLawyers Magazine, 2010-2014

Published Works

  • State by State Guide to Construction Contracts and Claims – Chapter 48 – Utah 2005 – Supplements (2006-present), Aspen Publishing
  • Dealing with Volatility in the Price of Steel, Intermountain Contractor, September, 2008
  • Questions Clients Have About Whether (and How to) Mediate and How Counsel Should Answer Them, American Arbitration Association, Dispute Resolution Journal, 2008
  • Point of Delivery Sales Tax System to Replace Point of Sale Tax System Streamlined Sales Tax (SST)
  • No Damage for Delay Clauses In Construction Contracts
  • The Contractor Warranties
  • Project Delivery Methods, Contract Clauses & Dispute Resolution
  • Utah Residence Lien Recovery Fund Act
  • 50 State Survey of Indemnity Statutes and Case Law Utah, The Construction Lawyer
  • The Project Punch List
  • The Overlooked Site Risk: Hazardous Substances
  • Bankruptcy Happens. A Lot. So What Happens to Your Mechanic’s Lien in Bankruptcy
  • Preparing the Contractor for Mediation

  • Golf
  • Fly fishing
  • Crossfit

About Us

At Babcock Scott & Babcock, our attorneys have over one hundred years of combined legal experience. We counsel our clients to avoid disputes. When a claim does arise, we are proactive in advocating our client’s interests. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, our firm is the premier construction law firm in the State of Utah.

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Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: (801) 531-7000
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