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Timothy J. Kuhn

Timothy J. Kuhn

Associate| Salt Lake City

Timothy Kuhn’s practice is concentrated in business and finance with an emphasis on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, private placements, securities law compliance, joint ventures and general corporate matters. He also counsels business and financial institutions on regulatory compliance and financial institutions strategic compliance with the Volcker Rule.

Tim also works directly with businesses and individuals in connection with state and federal alcohol law compliance and structuring sponsorships with industry members.

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Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Represented private company in connection with its $73 million corporate restructure and spinoff of its subsidiary bank to be a standalone banking institution in connection with the full implementation of the Volcker Rule
  • Represented private company in connection with its acquisition of equity and assets of multiple wind and solar energy producers
  • Represented electric vehicle design, engineering and prototyping company in connection with its merger with industry competitor
  • Represented publicly traded company in connection with its acquisition of a majority interest of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle leasing company
  • Represented independent power producer in contribution of all of its assets to joint venture in exchange for equity interests in new joint venture
  • Represented publicly traded company in the sale of all of its interest in a brand-named casino for approximately $260 million
  • Represented ambulatory surgical center approximately valued at $12 million in transfer of assets to wholly-owned subsidiary and subsequent transfer of a majority equity interest to operator of healthcare facilities
  • Represented publicly traded company in connection with its approximate $30 million divestiture of its subsidiary which produced truck body and chassis components for heavy- and medium-duty manufacturers
  • Represented publicly traded holding company in the sale of all of its interest in a contract drilling and services company for approximately $180 million
Banking and Finance
  • Represented private company in connection with its $73 million corporate restructure and spinoff of its subsidiary bank to be a standalone banking institution; a strategic divesture resulting from the full implementation of the Volcker Rule
  • Assisted a banking institution convert its banking charter from an industrial bank to a state bank
  • Assisted and advised national banking association on direct loans and loan purchases from other institutions relating to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 Loan Program
  • Assisted in advising and representing bank with respect to compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements governing its merger with a foreign-state bank and acquisition of a foreign-state branch
  • Advised private bank holding company in regards to the establishment of out-of-state retail branches and a subsequent reorganization and merger with other banking entities
  • Assisted and advised, and provided consumer financing solutions for, franchised automobile dealerships in obtaining various term loans and a $30 million and $150 million revolving lines of credit
SEC Periodic Reporting and Corporate Governance
  • Counsel and advise public companies on variety of reporting and disclosure issues relating to SEC disclosure
  • Advised nonprofit organizations with respect to necessary actions regarding board and member meeting notices, proper meeting structure and procedures and other governance matters
  • Advised multiple private companies’ boards of directors, audit committees and governance committees in connection with board and committee structure, appropriate internal and external audit procedures and other corporate governance issues
  • Advised multiple private companies’ board of directors and executives in regards to conflict of interest transactions and issues and applicable proper governance protocol and procedures
  • Advised multiple private companies with respect to dissenting shareholder rights and proper procedure and protocol relating to tender offers and squeeze outs and freeze outs of minority shareholders
General Contract Matters and Other
  • Negotiate and prepare various types of contracts to allow clients to conduct and operate business, including confidentiality and proprietary rights agreements, supply agreements, vendor agreements, distribution agreements, escrow agreements, license agreements, services agreements, employment and consulting agreements, leases and loan agreements
  • Advised 501(c)(3) clients in regards to entity structure, individual state solicitation registration requirements, joint venture arrangements and general contract matters with both tax-exempt and taxable organizations
  • Advised and assisted 501(c)(3) clients in regards to incorporation and filing of federal and state applications pertaining to tax exempt status and charitable solicitations
  • University of Washington School of Law (LL.M., Taxation, 2012)
    • Federal Tax Clinic
  • Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D., Business Law Concentration, 2011)
    • Associate Editor, Gonzaga Journal of International Law
    • Dean’s List (2010-2011)
    • Merit Scholarship
    • Phi Delta Phi, Honors Legal Fraternity
    • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Westminster College Gore School of Business (MBA, Entrepreneurship Certificate, magna cum laude, 2008)
  • Westminster College (B.S., Management, cum laude, 2006)
    • Dean’s List (2002-2006)
    • Merit Scholarship (2002-2006)
    • Study Abroad Program
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • KaBOOM! and YouthBuild, Volunteer (2003-2008)
  • Youth Outdoor Club at Churchill Jr. High School, Salt Lake City, UT, Co-Founder
  • Bank of America, U.S. Trust Wealth Management (2012-2013)
  • Eilers McDonald LLP, Associate (2012-2013)
  • University of Washington–Federal Tax Clinic, Attorney (2011-2013)
  • Third District Court–Salt Lake County, Judicial Clerk (2010)
  • Salt Lake City Attorney’s Office, Legal Intern (2009)
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Supreme Court of Utah
  • Supreme Court of Washington