Brandon Smart among Utah Legal Elite

Brandon Smart

EMI Health’s Chief Legal Counsel Wins 2017 Utah Legal Elite in Insurance Practice

SALT LAKE CITY—February 23, 2017—Brandon Smart, EMI Health’s Chief Legal Counsel and Compliance Officer, was named as one of Utah Business magazine’s 2017 Utah Legal EliteTM in the Practice Area of Insurance.

Legal Elite honorees are a select group of lawyers practicing in Utah, who were selected for this honor by their peers in a statewide balloting process. Members of the Utah Bar were invited to participate by submitting a ballot of Utah lawyers they hold in the highest regard—lawyers they have observed firsthand and would recommend to others. Nominators were allowed to cast only one ballot and could not vote for themselves.

Smart has been Chief Legal Counsel and Compliance Officer for EMI Health since 2006. He also serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Smart has a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Utah and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Oregon. Brandon is a member of the Utah Bar Association as a licensed attorney and is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

About EMI Health

EMI Health is a nonprofit organization providing health benefits to more than 200,000 members in Utah, Arizona and Texas. The company has been serving the needs of employers in the Intermountain West for more than 80 years by maximizing health benefits while keeping premiums at a minimum. For more information, visit