Attorney Profile

Mr. Reese assists clients with general corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, business entity selection and formation, and securities matters.  Mr. Reese represents numerous companies in connection with their day-to-day legal operations.   He has experience in drafting asset purchase agreements, merger agreements, private placement memorandums, information memorandums, subscription agreements, shareholder agreements, and the various ancillary agreements that accompany a merger or acquisition, including complex disclosure schedules.

He counsels clients in a wide range of real estate matters including negotiating and drafting purchase agreements, easement agreements, and commercial and retail leases.

Additionally, Mr. Reese assists clients with various projects related to the radio broadcasting industry, such as negotiating the sale of FCC licenses. During his career, Mr. Reese has assisted in projects ranging from the sale and purchase of single radio stations to negotiating the sale and exchange of large groups of radio stations. Mr. Reese is also experienced in reviewing radio broadcast agreements and transmitter site leases.

Mr. Reese has been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the category of Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate, Real Estate (2008, 2010) and has also been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite,” as published in Utah Business Magazine (2015-2017).

Education

University of Oregon, J.D., 2002

  • Managing Editor, Oregon Law Review
  • 2002 Recipient of Oregon Law Review Distinguished Service Award

University of Utah, B.A., English, 1999

Prior Professional Experience

Holland & Hart LLP, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2002 – 2012

Admitted to Practice

Utah

Affiliations / Memberships

Member, Utah Bar Association
Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, United Way of Salt Lake, Board of Directors
Past Member, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, Board of Governors

Professional and Civic Activities

Chair, United Way Young Leaders

United Way of Salt Lake, Heart and Hands Award, 2009

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