John G. Weston

John G. Weston: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
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Biography

John Weston has extensive experience representing clients in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, private equity and venture capital transactions, securities regulation, corporate governance matters, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, private placements, public offerings, consolidations, joint ventures and partnerships, and general corporate law.

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Mountain States Super Lawyers, Mergers & Acquisitions (2017-2018)
•The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Compliance Law (2007-2019); Corporate Law (2014-2019); Mediation (2007-2013)
•Salt Lake City Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Compliance Law (2016)
•Salt Lake City Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Governance Law (2014)
•Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (2004-2011, 2015-2018)
•Utah's Legal Elite: Corporate Law and Transactions (2003-2011, 2015, 2017), Mergers and Acquisitions (2018-2019), Utah Business Magazine

Other Professional Experience

•Snell & Wilmer, Associate, Salt Lake City, UT (1996-2001)
•Andrews and Kurth, L.L.P., Associate, Los Angeles, CA (1995-1996)

Related News & Events

Aug 15
139 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Eleven Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year

Jun 11
Mountain States Super Lawyers 2018 Recognizes 21 Utah Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

May 03
Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 46 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Feb 01
Utah Legal Elite Recognizes 23 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Jun 12
Mountain States Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 21 Utah Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

May 31
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 43 Attorneys

Feb 01
Utah Legal Elite Recognizes 27 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 27
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys

Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 19
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Feb 12
25 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to 2015 Utah Legal Elite

Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Sep 09
Best Lawyers in America Names Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year”

Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Sep 06
The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jul 29
Snell & Wilmer Congratulates its 99 Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Jun 29
Snell & Wilmer Attorney Takes Leave Of Absence

Jun 10
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 39 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Oct 21
Ninety-Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011

Aug 01
Ninety-Eight Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2010

Jun 12
Chambers USA Ranks Thirty-Five Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Field

Related Publications

Jan 04
Corporate Communicator - January 2010 Preparation Guide for the Upcoming Annual Report and Proxy Season Preparation Guide for the Upcoming Annual Report and Proxy Season

Jun 15
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2007

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Asia
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Emerging Business
  • Europe
  • Fund Formation and Investment
  • International
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801.257.1931  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.S., Accounting, 1992
Law School Attended:
University of Utah, College of Law, J.D., 1995
Year of First Admission:
1995
Admission:
Supreme Court of Utah; United States District Court, Eastern District of California; United States District Court, District of Utah; Supreme Court of California; Utah; California; United States District Court, Southern District of California
Memberships:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•Securities Section, State Bar of Utah
•American Bar Association
•Salt Lake County Bar Association
•Business Law Section, California State Bar Association

Languages:
Japanese
Birth Information:
Hayward, California, 1968
ISLN:
910174778
Transactions:
Representative Transactions: Counsel to numerous public companies in connection with securities regulation and compliance; Counsel to various Boards of Directors regarding corporate governance issues and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; Special Counsel to a bank audit committee; Counsel to medical device company in its $80,000,000 merger; Counsel to a high-tech visual 3D and software public company in its $54,300,000 acquisition of a high-tech computer hardware public company; Counsel to a public software company in its secondary public offering; Counsel to a public filter manufacturing company in its secondary public offering; Counsel to a Canadian trucking company in its asset acquisition of an interstate trucking company; Counsel to various public and private companies in their various private placements; Counsel to leading manufacturer and supplier of wheel rims in a variety of joint venture and development agreements; Counsel to a leading computer game manufacturer in its sale to an internationally recognized software company; Counsel to a leading manufacturer and supplier of wheel rims in securing a $100,000,000 credit facility; Counsel to numerous issuers in connection with various venture capital raising transactions; Counsel to acquirers of local automobile dealerships; Counsel to various prominent equity funds; Counsel to acquirer of international time management company; Counsel to acquirer of an international company's pre-paid calling card business; Counsel to sellers disposing of their 100% interest in a book publishing company

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0

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Affiliations

Lex Mundi

Salt Lake City, Utah

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