AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Commercial Property Acquisition, Development and Management
Governmental Incentives for Relocation and Expansion
Real Estate Finance
Automobile Dealer Law
Local Government Law
Real Estate/Land Use Law
Shane represents business clients in entity structuring and formation, as well in complex acquisition, divestiture and financing transactions.
He has over 30 years experience in automobile dealer representation, including numerous dealership purchase, sale and financing transactions as well as advising dealer clients concerning a variety of manufacturer relation issues. Shane serves as general counsel for New Car Dealers of Utah, the trade association of essentially all of Utah's franchised new motor vehicle dealers.
He also has extensive experience in real property transactions and litigation, including acquisitions and sales, exchanges, financing, development, leases, foreclosures, title issues, easements, boundary disputes, zoning and quiet title actions. Shane is recognized by Utah Business magazine as a Utah Elite attorney in the real estate practice area.
Shane is the former city attorney for Holladay, Utah and the current city attorney for Cottonwood Heights, Utah, with significant experience in local government law, including formation and representation of municipalities and their redevelopment agencies, as well as advising concerning land use issues such as zoning/use, entitlements and takings.
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, J.D., 1984
- Member, Utah Law Review, 1983-1984
- Leary Scholar, 1982-1984
University of Utah, B.A. magna cum laude, 1978
Utah State Bar
Utah Municipal Attorneys Association
New Car Dealers of Utah
Phi Kappa Phi
Shane was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He enjoys spending time with his wife and family, tinkering on his 1950s sports car, and collecting vintage Utah art.