Mr. Foote is member of Kirton McConkie’s International and Corporate and Tax Sections. His practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, entity formation and structure issues, contracts, licenses and private security offerings. He works extensively with private equity firms and national and local radio and television broadcasters, as well as providing general counsel and board advisory services to clients in a variety of industries. He also assists with foreign business transactions, local entity and foreign branch registration and compliance matters, foreign property purchase and lease transactions, independent contractor and workforce management, location and management of foreign legal counsel and International government relations.
Reuben Clark Law Society
DFW Management Society
National Association of Broadcasters
Honors & Awards
Texas Super Lawyer – Rising Star - 2007, 2009
Order of the Coif, Southern Methodist University
Order of the Barristers, Southern Methodist University
Held a 19 year corporate and transactional practice with Hallett & Perrin, P.C., Dallas, Texas – 13 years as equity partner in the Corporate and Tax Sections with a focus on private equity, startups, partnership and corporate structures, private Security offerings, and radio and television broadcasting transactions.
Spent three years as Area Legal Counsel for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints living in Lima, Peru, with oversight of all legal matters arising from the countries of Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela, including managing 30+ foreign law firms working on entity formation, maintenance and regulatory compliance; tax, funding and finance; labor and employment; real property and construction; litigation; and government relations matters for both nonprofit and for-profit entities.
Southern Methodist University, LL.M., 2004
Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1999
Oxford University, comparative laws and international business transactions, 1997
University of Utah, B.A., Economics, 1995
University of Utah, Spanish Minor, 1995
- Utah State Bar, 2019
- American Bar Association, 2004
- State Bar of Texas, 1999