Salt Lake City — Gary R. Thorup has joined Durham Jones & Pinegar as a shareholder in the law firm’s Business & Finance Section. His practice will continue to focus on federal, state and local taxation, administrative law and governmental affairs.
He holds a B.A. from the University of Utah in political science, a J.D. from the University of Utah, and a LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law. He has more than 30 years experience practicing tax law and lobbying. He is a registered Utah State Lobbyist. Thorup was Chief of the Tax section in the Attorney General’s office representing the Utah State Tax Commission, later served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Utah regarding certain tax litigation matters, and was a partner at Holme Roberts & Owen where he worked for 21 years.