Before joining Arcus Law in 2020, Brinton was a shareholder at Salt Lake City’s largest law firm, Kirton McConkie. At Kirton McConkie, Brinton had a broad practice representing clients across the western United States. In addition to appearing in federal and state courts in Arizona and Utah, Brinton served as general counsel for a national residential mortgage lender, negotiated contracts for businesses ranging from ranchers to government contractors, and assisted in the acquisition of a regional hospital.
Brinton graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School in 2005. During law school, Brinton was a Lead Editor of the BYU Law Review and served as an intern at the European Union Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, where he provided analysis of proposed amendments to the EU’s foundational documents.
At Arcus, Brinton focuses his practice on technology contracting, including license and service agreements, and privacy laws and standards affecting online advertising. His focus in all matters is to help clients achieve the best possible outcomes as economically as possible.
In his spare time, Brinton is adjunct faculty at BYU’s Department of Communications, where he teaches communications law and ethics.