Durham Jones & Pinegar Appoints Three New Shareholders

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Salt Lake City — The law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar has announced that Mark L. Astling, Peter H. Donaldson and Rick L. Guerisoli have been named shareholders at the firm.

Astling joined the firm’s Salt Lake City office in 2009. He advises clients on federal and state tax issues, including business formations, equity compensation, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity offerings, tax accounting, and other tax planning matters. He also represents taxpayers in IRS and state audits, administrative appeals and in U.S. Tax Court. He graduated with his J.D., cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in and has a B.S. in accounting from the University of Utah.

Donaldson also joined the firm’s Salt Lake City office in 2009. His practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation matters, including representing clients in state and federal courts and in arbitration. He represents clients in contract, tort, construction, real property, class action, securities, corporate governance, employment, healthcare, insurance, franchising, banking and intellectual property matters. He earned his J.D. from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.

Guerisoli has been with the firm’s St. George office since 2004. He advises private and public companies on legal issues ranging from entity formation, operations, employee matters, and contract preparation and negotiation to corporate finance and business combination transactions, including securities offerings, debt and equity financing transactions, mergers, stock/asset acquisitions, and other corporate partnering transactions. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School