KLM&R guides clients respecting their initial formation and continued operation under an increasing number of available alternative business organizations to maximize potential tax benefits, including the formation of limited liability companies, limited and general partnerships, S corporations and other specialized entities.
Our Attorneys in this Area
|James R. Kruse: Since 1970, Mr. Kruse has concentrated his practice on securities and corporate law, emphasizing new equity financings and corporate acquisitions and reorganizations involving publicly traded companies. Mr. Kruse particularly focuses on understandable, readable disclosure, including the development of overall communication strategies and the drafting of specific language for sensitive matters.|
|Lyndon L. Ricks: Clients have described Lyndon Ricks as “A businessman who is also a lawyer.” For more than 28 years, Mr. Ricks has served small and large businesses and helped business people with legal issues. He has primary responsibility for general counsel work, securities matters, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures (domestic and international), and a variety of other matters including executive compensation, corporate contracts, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and technology licensing.|
|Richard C. Taggart concentrates his practice in the areas of federal and state taxation, estate planning, probate, and commercial transactions. In his practice, Mr. Taggart serves a broad range of clients, advising them of the business and tax consequences of: the formation of corporations, S corporations, general and limited partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companie; mergers, acquisitions and corporate financing; various estate planning strategies and probate.|
|Kevin C. Timken has been a member of the firm’s corporate and securities practice group since 2000, helping public and private companies with equity financings, commercial transactions and regulatory compliance.|
|Paula W. Faerber joins the firm’s member of the firm’s commercial and corporate law practice groups. Prior to joining Kruse Landa Maycock and Ricks, Ms. Faerber was employed by the State of Utah, Division of Securities, as a staff attorney and as a member of the Corporate Finance Section. As a former securities regulator, Ms. Faerber brings a unique perspective to our commercial and corporate law practice groups.|
|Barry G. Scholl joined the firm’s commercial and corporate law practice groups in 2006. Prior to joining Kruse Landa Maycock & Ricks, Mr. Scholl clerked for the Honorable Pamela T. Greenwood in the Utah Court of Appeals. His prior experience includes serving as the editor in chief of Salt Lake and Utah Outdoors magazines, the general manager of a dot-com company, and the senior editor of Utah Business magazine.|