Bankruptcy and Restructuring
•Represented factoring and asset-based lenders in a variety of transactional, litigation, workout, and bankruptcy matters, including DIP financing arrangements, 363 asset sales, and preference defense.
•Bankruptcy counsel for debtors (e.g. solar power company; multiple mining companies) in all stages of their chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, including claims administration, plan and disclosure statement preparation, asset disposition, etc.
•Represented unsecured creditors’ committees in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.
•Represented national banks in all aspects of real-estate secured lending (due diligence, title and survey, negotiation and documentation) amounting to hundreds of commercial loans in total in excess of $5B.
•Represented national banks in all aspects of syndicated lending pursuant to the Community Reinvestment Act and asset-based loans secured by personal property.
•Assisted in due diligence reviews and all other aspects of corporate and commercial transactions.
Professional Recognition and Awards
•Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Bankruptcy: Business (2018)
•Chairman of the firm’s committee participating in the Utah State Bar’s Tuesday Night Bar program aimed at providing legal services and guidance for low-income individuals
•Artes de Mexico en Utah, Board of Directors (2015-2017)
•Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout
Other Professional Experience
•United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah, Law Clerk for The Honorable Joel T. Marker (2011-2013)
•University of Minnesota Law School, Research Assistant to Professor Ed Adams (2009-2010)
•University of Minnesota Law School, Bankruptcy Clinic, Student Attorney/Student Director (2008-2009)
•District Court, Hennepin County, Judicial Extern for The Honorable Philip D. Bush (2008)
•Navigant Consulting, Litigation Consultant (2005-2007)
•Office of Senator Robert F. Bennett, Intern to the Legislative Director (2004)
Related News & Events
Mountain States Super Lawyers 2018 Recognizes 21 Utah Snell & Wilmer Attorneys
Professional Memberships & Activities
•American Bankruptcy Institute