David L. Glazier
Mr. Glazier is a member of the firm’s Corporate section and Tax and Estate Planning section. His focus is on the purchase, sale and merger of businesses, business planning and corporation law, real estate development, contract negotiations, computer and technology law as well as estate, financial and tax planning and probate.
In over 30 years of practice, Mr. Glazier has helped business clients (and their principal owners) deal with the diverse legal issues encountered in the normal business life cycle. He has helped organize or create business entities with many different legal, ownership and management structures and has advised clients on growing their businesses by raising financing or through joint ventures and other types of strategic alliances, and has assisted with purchasing or leasing property. Mr. Glazer has handled compensation plans, established retirement plans and assisted with other employee-related issues. He has also counseled clients on protecting intellectual property rights such as copyrights, trademarks and patents.
Mr.Glazier has represented clients in industries including technology, medicine, construction, real estate, financial services and consulting. His business clients range from small start-up organizations to emerging growth companies and large commercial, industrial and financial businesses.
Mr. Glazier has a reputation for successfully advising clients in the complex and sophisticated transactions of selling their businesses. Business succession planning is an area of the law in which Mr. Glazier has considerable experience. It includes helping business owners establish and successfully implement a customized plan to analyze options, plan, prepare for, and eventually make the transition from business at retirement age. It often includes preparing necessary documents to deal with unexpected situations such as deaths, disabilities, divorces and deadlocks in businesses. Additionally, he has helped clients make successful business transfers to younger generations of their families.
It has always been Mr. Glazier’s philosophy to establish and maintain strong, long-term client relationships by anticipating client needs and going the extra mile to provide exceptional client service and optimal results.
Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D.
Brigham Young University, B.A., Political Science
Honors & Awards
- Utah Business Legal Elite: Corporate Law, Taxes, Estates & Trusts
Utah County Bar Association, Secretary
Utah State Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Section, Business Law Section
- Second Vice-Chair, Limited Liability Companies Legislative Subcommittee
American Bar Association, Taxation, Business Law, and Law Office Management Sections
The Board of Directors of the Provo-Orem Chamber of Commerce
The Central Utah Health Care Foundation
The Utah Valley Chapter of the BYU Management Society
Founder and first president of the Utah Valley Estate Planning Council