Michael A. Gehret

Michael A. Gehret: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
  • Gateway Tower West, 15 West South Temple, Suite 1200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Mike Gehret endeavors to be the first call clients make when they find themselves faced with complex legal issues. Mike prides himself on developing creative solutions to accomplish clients’ objectives as efficiently as possible. He represents some of the largest and most respected solar companies, real estate developers, ski resorts, timeshare operators, financial institutions, private equity funds, energy producers, marketing companies and investors. In addition, Mike advises clients on claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the CAN-SPAM Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Mike does not measure success on the number of hours billed to his clients, but on results achieved for his clients. Over his career, Mike has recovered millions of dollars for his clients. He has also successfully protected his clients’ real property and intellectual property rights and minimized exposure to frivolous claims. Mike has accomplished these results by understanding each client’s precise objectives, developing the right strategies, assembling the best teams and EXECUTING. He also works with more than 400 very talented attorneys. Between Mike and his partners, they can advise clients on virtually any legal issue they might face.

Representative Presentations and Publications

•“ADADOTCOM - Website Accessibility under the ADA, ” Author, Association of Corporate Counsel Mountain West Chapter FOCUS (4Q2017)
• More secrets to guarding your secrets - Part 2, Co-Author, The Enterprise (August 7, 2017)
• Secrets to guarding your secrets, Co-Author, The Enterprise (July 31, 2017)
•“Are Your Secrets Safe?” Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel Mountain West Chapter Lunch and Learn CLE (June 6, 2017)
•“Piercing the Veil & Alter Ego Liability for corporations and LLCs in Utah,” Co-Presenter, Utah State Bar Summer Convention (July 31, 2015)
• Social Media in the Workplace: Trade Secret Issues and Legal Ethics, Panelist, Association of Corporate Counsel Last Chance Seminar (June 26, 2014)
• Crowd Control: Preparing for the New World of Equity-based Crowdfunding, Co-Author, Utah Business (November 1, 2012)
• Safeguarding your business' trade secrets, Co-Author, The Enterprise - Utah's Business Journal (July 16, 2012)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Mountain States Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2014-2018)
•Utah's Legal Elite: Civil Litigation, Utah Business Magazine (2011, 2016-2019)
•Up and Coming (2015)

Community Involvement

•Downtown Alliance
•Downtown Rising Committee
•Development Committee

Related News & Events

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

Feb 01
Utah Legal Elite Recognizes 23 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

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

Feb 01
Utah Legal Elite Recognizes 27 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Jun 13
Mountain States Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 43 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Mar 18
Utah Legal Elite Recognizes 23 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Jun 12
Mountain States Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 42 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

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

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

Jan 02
Snell & Wilmer Names Four New Partners

Nov 01
Crowd Control: Preparing for the New World of Equity-Based Crowdfunding

Jul 16
Safeguarding your business' trade secrets

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Bankruptcy and Reorganization
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • International
  • Real Estate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801.257.1530  Phone
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.A., International Politics
Law School Attended:
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2004; Dean's List; Dean's Scholarship
Year of First Admission:
Supreme Court of California; Supreme Court of Utah; Supreme Court of Oregon; Utah; California; Nevada; Oregon; Supreme Court of Nevada

Professional Memberships & Activities

•State Bar of Utah

•State Bar of Nevada

•State Bar of California

•State Bar of Oregon


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Salt Lake City, Utah

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