Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranked Durham Jones & Pinegar, and four DJP Corporate/M&A attorneys, in its 2014 rankings. Shareholders P. Christian Anderson, N. Todd Leishman, Kevin R. Pinegar and Thomas R. Taylor were named on the annual list. In addition, Durham Jones & Pinegar’s Corporate/M&A practice was ranked in the publication for Utah. Chambers USA rankings are determined by a variety of factors including client surveys and research conducted by the organization.
Anderson’s practice focuses on M&A, business and finance, private equity, securities, international law and life sciences technology. He has been named to Best Lawyers in America and Utah Business Magazine’s Legal Elite and he maintains an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Anderson was named 2013 Salt Lake City Lawyer of the Year for Corporate Governance by Best Lawyers in America.
Leishman represents sellers in sales of privately-owned companies to financial and strategic buyers; acquirers in mergers and acquisitions; and companies in debt and equity financing transactions. Leishman also advises emerging and established companies. He has been named in Mountain States Super Lawyersand Utah Business Magazine’s Legal Elite and he was named the 2012 Salt Lake City Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America in the area of Securities/Capital Markets Law. Leishman maintains an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell.
Pinegar serves as the firm’s managing partner and concentrates his practice on corporate securities and business-related matters. He represents public and private issuers in securities offerings, mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and joint ventures. Pinegar was named 2013 Salt Lake City Lawyer of the Year in the area of corporate compliance law by Best Lawyers in America. He is also listed in Utah Business Magazine’s Legal Elite and Best Lawyers in America and he maintains an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell.
Taylor practices in the areas of M&A, corporate, securities, leveraged buyouts, restructurings and recapitalizations, corporate debt and equity financing, emerging growth and technology company representations, venture capital and private equity financings, technology licensing, corporate governance, and general business and corporate matters. Taylor has been named to Best Lawyers in America, Mountain States Super Lawyers and Utah BusinessMagazine’s Legal Elite and he maintains an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell.