Partner   •   Adam S. Long

Adam S. Long, Associate


Adam’s practice focuses primarily on utility regulation and on economic development. Adam represents privately- and publicly-owned utilities and community reinvestment agencies (also known as “redevelopment agencies”) throughout Utah. Adam is primary legal counsel for a number of utilities and redevelopment agencies and assists these clients with the full spectrum of legal issues. Adam regularly presents on redevelopment issues and has presented to a number of city councils, county commissions, and other groups. Adam also represents landowners, developers, and several local districts. Prior to attending law school at Duke University Adam was a certified public accountant and worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he provided audit and consulting services to large public corporations and federal government agencies. Adam received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accountancy from Brigham Young University.

Practice Areas

  • Municipal Redevelopment
  • Utility Regulation
  • Land Use and Development
  • Local Government

Professional Memberships

  • Utah State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Utah State Bar Association


  • Juris Doctor, Duke University School of Law, 2013
  • Marjorie Patrick Arnold Scholar, 2013
  • Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, 2013
  • Master of Accountancy, Brigham Young University, 2013
  • Bachelor of Science (Accounting), Brigham Young University, 2013

Publications and Presentations

  • Guest lecturer for Economic Development 101 course, Utah Valley University; Orem, Utah, September 2017
  • Contributing author, "Yes in My Backyard | How States and Local Communities Can Find Common Ground in Expanding Housing Choice and Opportunity," Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing, 2017
  • "Redevelopment Law Update" presentation, Utah Association of Counties Clerks/Auditors Summer Conference; Logan, Utah, July 2017
  • "Redevelopment Law Basics" presentation, Grand County Affordable Housing Summit; Moab, Utah, March 2017 "Community Development and Renewal Agencies Act Revisions - Title 17C," Utah Bar Journal, Vol. 29 No. 4, July-August 2016

Community and Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, Street Law Free Legal Clinic
  • Member, Valley View Elementary Community Council, Davis County School District