General Information

Year founded: 1977
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Givens Pursley is a full-service law firm built on authenticity, ingenuity and community. The firm's agile, innovative approach and strong local connections serve to solve its clients' complex legal issues across several practice areas, including: agriculture, business, finance, employment, government affairs, healthcare, land use, real estate, water and environmental law. The lawyers at Givens Pursley know that creating value demands that they offer and deliver inspired, efficient, and certain real world solutions to an ever more complex and abstract legal environment.


Givens Pursley LLP is metro ranked in 16 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Idaho, ID
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Environmental Law
Tier 1 for Land Use and Zoning Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Select Clients

  • Agri Beef Co.
  • CenterCal Properties, LLC
  • Chobani Idaho, Inc.
  • Coleman Development
  • General Electric
  • Hoku Corporation
  • Hopkins Financial Services, Inc.
  • Intermountain Medical Imaging
  • Jerome Cheese Company
  • M3 Companies
  • Midas Gold, Inc.
  • Numerous Idaho cities
  • Nu-West Industries
  • Sorrento Lactalis
  • Washington State Dairy Federation


Metro Rankings

Idaho, ID
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Environmental Law
Tier 1 for Land Use and Zoning Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Litigation - Real Estate
Tier 1 for Natural Resources Law
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 1 for Water Law
Tier 2 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Tier 2 for Government Relations Practice
Tier 2 for Health Care Law
Tier 2 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 2 for Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Tier 3 for Construction Law
Tier 3 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Agriculture Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Water Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Client Comments

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Male: 23
Female: 6
Asian: 1
Of Counsel (but not partners)
Male: 1
Male: 5
Female: 6
Attorney Management / Department Heads
Male: 2
Female: 1
Female: 6
Non-Legal Employees
Male: 2
Female: 24


Awards are self-reported by firms and are not verified by the Best Law Firms rankings.
  • Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility

Main Location

Boise, ID
601 West Bannock Street
P.O. Box 2720
Boise, ID 83702
United States
208-388-1200 Call our Boise, ID location at 208-388-1200 Get Directions Get directions to our Boise, ID location

Management and Personnel

Managing Partner
Thomas E. Dvorak
Managing Partner
Robert B. White
Managing Partner
Deborah E. Nelson


Operations Manager
Sharon Neupert
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