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John G. Weston

John G. Weston

Partner| Salt Lake City


John Weston has extensive experience representing clients in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, private equity and venture capital transactions, securities regulation, corporate governance matters, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, private placements, public offerings, consolidations, joint ventures and partnerships, and general corporate law.

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  • Counsel to numerous public companies in connection with securities regulation and compliance
  • Counsel to various Boards of Directors regarding corporate governance issues and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Special Counsel to a bank audit committee
  • Counsel to medical device company in its $80,000,000 merger
  • Counsel to a high-tech visual 3D and software public company in its $54,300,000 acquisition of a high-tech computer hardware public company
  • Counsel to a public software company in its secondary public offering
  • Counsel to a public filter manufacturing company in its secondary public offering
  • Counsel to a Canadian trucking company in its asset acquisition of an interstate trucking company
  • Counsel to various public and private companies in their various private placements
  • Counsel to leading manufacturer and supplier of wheel rims in a variety of joint venture and development agreements
  • Counsel to a leading computer game manufacturer in its sale to an internationally recognized software company
  • Counsel to a leading manufacturer and supplier of wheel rims in securing a $100,000,000 credit facility
  • Counsel to numerous issuers in connection with various venture capital raising transactions
  • Counsel to acquirers of local automobile dealerships
  • Counsel to various prominent equity funds
  • Counsel to acquirer of international time management company
  • Counsel to acquirer of an international company's pre-paid calling card business
  • Counsel to sellers disposing of their 100% interest in a book publishing company
  • University of Utah, College of Law (J.D., 1995)
  • Brigham Young University (B.S., Accounting, 1992)
  • Securities Section, State Bar of Utah
  • American Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Business Law Section, California State Bar Association
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Mergers & Acquisitions (2017-2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Compliance Law (2007-2019); Corporate Law (2014-2019); Mediation (2007-2013)
    • Salt Lake City Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Compliance Law (2016)
    • Salt Lake City Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Governance Law (2014)
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (2004-2011, 2015-2018)
  • Utah's Legal Elite: Corporate Law and Transactions (2003-2011, 2015, 2017), Mergers and Acquisitions (2018), Utah Business Magazine
  • Snell & Wilmer, Associate, Salt Lake City, UT (1996-2001)
  • Andrews and Kurth, L.L.P., Associate, Los Angeles, CA (1995-1996)
  • Japanese
  • Utah
  • California
  • Supreme Court of Utah
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, District of Utah
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California