Mr. Snyder is a member of the firm’s International section. He has worked in senior management positions for two multi-national organizations. In his practice, he helps clients with international issues involving data privacy, entity formation, taxation, acquisition, leasing equipment, and many other issues. His management background allows him to understand a client’s needs and how to address those needs in an efficient and effective manner. Mr. Snyder serves on advisory committee for the National Museum of American Religion and on the advisory board for the Center for Constitutional Studies.
Honors & Awards
- Liberté Religieuse en Europe: Discussing the French Concealment Act, 18 No. 3 Hum. Rts. Brief 14 (2011) (paper also placed third place in the 2010 J. Reuben Clark Law Society Religious Freedom Writing Competition)
Kirton McConkie - Associate
- Analyzed foreign countries’ proposed religion laws and provided feedback to countries’ legislators based on international human rights instruments.
- Prepared talking points, letters to heads of state, legal studies, and conferences on religious liberty issues.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Office of General Counsel - Intern
- Developed strategic documents on complicated policy issues involving religious liberty, one of which has received Brian Grim’s support and will be presented at a conference in 2013.
- Drafted legal memoranda addressing issues such as employee pension plans, finance,
commercial disputes, and customs in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Latin America.
International Center for Law and Religion Studies - Research Fellow
- Revised and updated chapters in a legal treatise on employment and tax matters for religious organizations.
U.S. Department of State, Office of Andean Affairs - Intern
- Evaluated legal compliance of U.S. programs abroad using U.S. and international law.
- Monitored other nations' respect of human rights and international norms.
- Collaborated almost daily with various U.S. Government agencies and developed knowledge of State Department’s inter-agency process.
News & Events
- Lawyers: The Key to Instilling Trust in Corporate America18 BYU PRELAW REVIEW 21, 2004
- International Legal Regimes to Manage Indigenous Rights and Arctic Disputes from Climate Change22 COLO. J. INT’L ENVTL. L. & POL’Y, 02.2011
Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Master of Laws in European Law, Honors in Mention Assez Bien, cum laude, 2010Boston University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2010
- Staff Member, International Law Journal
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Judicial Intern for Honorable Juan R. Torruella
- Editor-in-Chief, BYU Prelaw Review
- Utah, 2011
- New York, 2011