Mr. Tolman is a shareholder and Chair of the Firm’s White Collar, Corporate Compliance, and Government Investigations Section. Mr. Tolman is the former United States Attorney for the District of Utah, and his practice involves assisting large and small companies and individuals in complying with state and federal criminal and civil laws. These matters include investigations alleging simple and complex financial fraud, corporate immigration violations, and other administrative and regulatory compliance issues. Mr. Tolman also serves as outside general counsel to numerous clients by providing guidance on legal issues confronting businesses and non-profit organizations ranging from contracts and agreements to the structuring of corporate transactions and business formations.
Prior to serving as US Attorney, Mr. Tolman served as Legal Counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, DC. Mr. Tolman has extensive experience navigating complex issues from drafting to enactment into law through Congress. Mr. Tolman is uniquely qualified having worked at the highest levels in both the Executive and Legislative branches of government to assist clients with government relation and lobbying issues at both the state and federal level.
Mr. Tolman maintains an AV Preeminent (4.7) rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics. He has also been included on the list of The Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation. He has also been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2014-2018) in the category of Criminal Defense: White Collar and has been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite,” as published in Utah Business Magazine (2011, 2014-2018).
RECENT REPRESENTATIVE HIGHLIGHTS
J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., 1998
Brigham Young University, B.A., English, 1994
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United States Supreme Court
Utah State Bar
Arizona State Bar
United States District Court, District of Utah
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit