Steven G. Loosle

Steven G. LoosleAreas of Practice

Commercial Litigation
Real Property


In his private practice, Mr. Loosle litigates in both state and federal courts on a variety of commercial and business disputes.

Mr. Loosle’s specialized litigation skills include:

  • State and federal securities litigation
  • investigation of concealed and dissipated assets
  • fraud litigation
  • corporate governance disputes
  • disputes involving closely-held businesses
  • representation of creditors asserting secured and other claims against bankruptcy estates
  • bankruptcy recovery actions, including preferential and fraudulent transfers under the provisions of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and state law
  • denial of discharge litigation

Mr. Loosle represents clients at the appellate and trial level, in both state and federal court.


  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Juris Doctor – 1986 (cum laude)
    • Member, Phi Kappa Phi
    • Note and Comment Editor, Brigham Young University Law Review, 1985-86
    • Author, “Using a Planned Development Ordinance to Down-zone: Sherman v. Colorado Springs Planning Commission,” Brigham Young University Law Review, 1985
    • Finalist, First Year Moot Court Competition
    • Best Brief Award, First Year Moot Court Competition
  • Utah State University, Bachelors Degree, (Pre-Law) – 1983 (cum laude)

Professional Activities

  • Law Clerk, Chief Justice John C. Mawbray, Nevada Supreme Court – 1986-1987
  • Utah State Bar
    • Member, Utah Bankruptcy Lawyers’ Forum
    • Member, Litigation Section
    • Member, Bankruptcy Section

Reported Cases

  • First Security Bank v. Styler (In Re Peterson Distributing), 147 B.R. 248 (D. Utah 1992)
  • Styler v. Landmark (In Re Peterson Distributing), 197 B.R. 919 (D. Utah 1996)
  • Styler v. Conoco (In Re Peterson Distributing), 176 B.R. 384 (Bankr. D. Utah 1996)
  • Styler v. Jean Bob, Inc. (In Re Concept Clubs), 154 B.R. 581 (D. Utah 1993)
  • Slattery v. Covey & Co., 857 P.2d 743 (Utah Ct. App. 1993)
  • Holm v. Smilowitz, 840 P.2d 157 (Utah Ct. App. 1992)
  • Shar’s Cars, LLC v. Elder, 97 P.3d 724 (Utah Ct. App. 2004)
  • Berrios-Bones v. Nexidis, LLC, 2007 U.S. Dist. Lexis 80283 (Utah October 30, 2007)
  • SEC v. Smart, 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 61134 (Utah)
  • Padilla v. Wnger, 2012 U.S. Dist. Lexis 56688 (Utah)
  • Western Utah Copper Co. v. Bridge Loan Capital Fund, LP, 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 1249 (Utah)
  • Christy Sports, LLC v. Deer Valley Resort Co., Ltd, 555 F.3d 1188 (10th Cir. 2009)
  • In re Atlas Mining Co. Securities Litigation, 670 F. Supp.2d 1128 (D. Idaho 2009)
  • Free Motion Fitness, Inc. v. Wells Fargo Bank West, NA, 2009 UT App 120, 208 P.3d 1066