Buchalter Salt Lake City Doubles in Size after Opening Three Months Ago

Talk of the Town Announcement

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—After announcing the opening of its new office in November of last year, Buchalter is pleased to announce that Shareholders Douglas Farr, Lance Lehnhof, and Blake Cooper have joined in Salt Lake City along with Blake Tengberg, Karl Israelsen, and Trevor B. Fugate.

Farr focuses his practice on commercial litigation helping clients navigate complex legal issues. He assists clients across a variety of industries, including real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, construction, renewable energy, and direct sales/multi-level marketing. Farr’s experience also spans from representing creditors through the complexities of bankruptcy cases to litigating cases with legal issues involving secured transactions, judgment collections, water rights, construction defects, securities, partnership disputes, land use and zoning disputes.

Lehnhof advises clients on a wide range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers & acquisitions, equity and debt financings, strategic ventures and transactions and general corporate law matters facing companies ranging from start-ups to seasoned industry leaders.

Cooper closes complicated mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, and navigates fundraising transactions to get clients access to capital. He has counseled clients ranging from startups to Fortune 50 companies. He also has extensive experience in helping mid- and small-cap public companies manage SEC reporting and capital markets issues.

Tengberg has an active startup and emerging growth companies practice, particularly in the technology space. He frequently represents companies through the life cycle of their business, including corporate formation, seed and venture financings, governance, and mergers and acquisitions. He also has experience in mergers & acquisitions and securities offerings, with a particular focus on the JOBS Act, Regulation D, and Regulation A offerings.

Israelsen, who will work out of both the Salt Lake City and Los Angeles offices, counsels clients on venture capital and angel financings, mergers and acquisitions, fund formation, private equity transaction, public offerings, SEC reporting, business formation, and corporate governance. He advises entrepreneurs, companies and investors ranging from small startups and individual investors to national and multinational companies and large investment funds.

Fugate rounds out the team and focuses on assisting with corporate and transactional matters.


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