Stoel Rives LLP Welcomes Five New Associates
Nicole Larson, Marketing Manager, (801) 715-6657—email@example.com
SALT LAKE CITY-
Stoel Rives LLP, a western U.S. full-service business law firm, announces the addition of five new associates to its Salt Lake office: Mark Astling joins the tax section of the Business Services group, Yury Colton practices in the Technology and Intellectual Property group, Michael Garrett joins the Wealth Management group, Jeramy Green practices in the Real Estate group and Scott Hansen joins the Litigation group.
As an associate in the tax section of the Business Services group, Mark Astling primarily focuses on federal, state and local tax issues for a wide variety of corporate and pass-through entities, as well as for individuals. Mark is experienced in advising clients on tax planning for business formations and acquisitions, and on issues related to preserving tax attributes for financially troubled businesses. Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Mark was a senior associate with Deloitte & Touche USA LLP in Minneapolis. He received a law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2003 and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Utah in 2000.
Yury Colton is an associate in Stoel Rives’ Technology and Intellectual Property group. Yury specializes in U.S. and foreign patent preparation and prosecution. His experience includes intellectual property counseling, due diligence for the transfer of patent rights, intellectual property litigation support and opinion letters regarding patent invalidity and enforceability. Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Yury was a patent attorney with TraskBritt P.C. in Salt Lake City. He holds a law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University (2005), a Ph.D. in molecular genetics from the University of Notre Dame (2002) and a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Brigham Young University (1997).
As an associate with Stoel Rives’ Wealth Management group, Michael Garrett advises clients on estate planning, estate and trust administration, federal and state taxation, and general business and corporate law matters. Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Michael was an attorney with Bennett Tueller Johnson & Deere in Salt Lake City. In 2003, he received a law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, where he also earned a master’s degree in accounting in the same year. In 2000, he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University.
Jeramy Green is an associate in Stoel Rives’ Real Estate practice group. Jeramy focuses on real property development, finance, transfer and land use. He advises clients on the acquisition, development, sale, finance and use of real property; the structuring and negotiation of contracts; the implementation of homeowners associations; and the operation of private clubs.
Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Jeramy served as legal counsel at Pivotal Promontory Development, LLC in Park City, Utah. He received a law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 2004 and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Utah in 1999.
As an associate in the Stoel Rives Litigation group, Scott Hansen represents clients in matters involving product liability, employment, energy, accounting, antitrust and general commercial litigation. Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Scott was an associate with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in Washington, D.C. He received a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2001, a master’s degree in British and American literature from the University of Utah in 1997 and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Utah in 1995.