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R. Gary Winger

Kirton McConkie Building
50 East South Temple
Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Mr. Winger is a member of the firm's Corporate section. He represents private and publicly held companies, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate finance, real estate and contracts. He has represented a wide variety of clients, including banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions, contractors, consulting firms and high-tech companies. He has represented both buyers and sellers in complex mergers as well as stock and asset purchases and real estate transactions.

Mr. Winger serves as general counsel for several corporations.

Mr. Winger is recognized by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Mountain States Super Lawyers and Utah's Legal Elite for corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions. He has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.


  • Represents financial institutions on a wide variety of business and regulatory matters.
  • Assists clients with the formation of business entities and the documentation of business relationships by drafting contracts such as license agreements, employment agreements, purchase agreements and joint venture agreements.
  • Lead corporate counsel for the $505 million Deseret Management Corporation (DMC) and Bonneville International Corporation (BIC) sale of 17 radio stations in four markets to Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. Closed April 28, 2011.
  • Actively involved in securities law involving private placement of securities as well as compliance work required by the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including the preparation of proxy statements and Forms 10, 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K.



Brigham Young University, J.D, 1992, magna cum laude

  • Order of the Coif

University of Utah, B.S., Finance, 1989, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1993
Other Admissions
  • Utah State Bar Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A (2005 - 2015)
  • Super Lawyers national: Mergers & Acquisitions (2007 - 2015)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: Mergers & Acquisitions (2007 - 2016)
  • AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Utah Legal Elite: Corporate Law & Transactions (2007 - 2015)
  • Best Lawyers: Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law (2007 - 2016)


BYU Law School Alumni Association, President

Utah State Bar

  • Securities Section
  • Former President, 2002
  • Officer, 1999