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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.  Mr. Winger focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate finance, venture capital, real estate, franchising and business contracts. He has represented a wide variety of clients, including banks and financial institutions, insurance companies, venture capital firms, contractors, consulting firms and high-tech companies. He has represented both buyers and sellers in complex mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and franchise transactions.

Mr. Winger also serves as outside general counsel for several clients.

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.


  • 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.
  • Assist clients to raise capital.
  • Assist with the structure, due diligence, negotiation, documentation and closing mergers and acquisitions.
  • Finding solutions to legal problems and issues.
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Managing litigation as an outside general counsel.




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

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A
  • Super Lawyers: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Utah Legal Elite: Corporate Law & Transactions
  • Best Lawyers: Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Former President and Officer of BYU Law School Alumni Association
  • Former President and Officer of Securities Section of Utah State Bar


BYU Law School Alumni Association, President

Utah State Bar

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