Stuart maintains a diverse practice, including many long-standing client relationships. His primary focus is on mergers and acquisitions, business planning, and federal tax issues.

Clients across multiple industries value Stuart’s knowledge and experience, as well as his responsiveness to their concerns in the following areas:

  • Coordination of M&A transactions, including recapitalizations, restructurings, and asset sales
  • Public and private operating company transactions
  • Private equity and venture capital investment and financing transactions
  • Counsel on federal income tax strategies

Stuart’s work has been honored by Chambers USA, which has ranked him among America’s Leading Lawyers for Business every year since 2005.


Representative matters include: 

  • Multimillion dollar M&A transactions, including business sales, asset sales, acquisitions, joint ventures, and mergers
  • Business financing and recapitalization initiatives, including loans, lines of credit, and restructurings
  • Representation of public and private concerns, as well as private equity and venture capital investors
  • Counsel on federal income tax planning and strategy
  • Sell-Side Acquisitions
    • Represented private company in sale of assets to private equity group for purchase price in excess of $100,000,000
    • Represented Questar Corporation in sale of assets to SoCal Gas
    • Represented private company sale of assets to Hewlett-Packard for purchase price in excess of $25,000,000
  • Buy-Side Acquisition
    • Represented private equity group in acquisition of numerous Hertz franchises
    • Represented private company in acquisition of numerous security alarm companies
  • Mergers/Restructurings/Financings
    • Represented private company in connection with credit facility in excess of $150,000,000
    • Represented Sinclair Oil Corporation in corporate restructuring
    • Represented Equity Oil Company in merger with Whiting Petroleum Corporation

Honors & Recognitions

  • Mountain States Super Lawyer, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2019-present
  • Named Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group, Inc., 2018
  • Utah Legal Elite, Corporate Law & Transactions, Utah Business magazine, 2017-present
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Corporate Law, 2010-present
  • Leading Corporate/M&A Lawyer, Chambers USA, 2005-present
  • Named Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group, Inc., 2018


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