David E. Gee - Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

David E. Gee

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 801-257-7914

David Gee assists clients in achieving financial and tax benefits through structuring or restructuring ownership interests and debt in connection with asset based transactions. A substantial portion of his practice involves acquisition, development, financing, exchange and other disposition of real estate assets, representing both owners and lenders. He often assists owners in obtaining land use and development rights and financing assistance from Utah governmental authorities including industrial revenue bond and redevelopment agency financing.

Mr. Gee provides legal services related to asset based and project loan transactions, including oil and gas financing, financing of power plants and other industrial facilities and structured lending. During economic downturns, Mr. Gee provides analysis and negotiating assistance to creditors and debtors in restructuring real estate and other asset based non-performing loans, leases and other financing vehicles.

Mr. Gee has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Utah College of Law, as Chairman of the Pioneer Theatre Company, and as President of the Alumni Board of Trustees of the University of Utah College of Law.

Mr. Gee presently serves as Chair of Red Butte Garden and is on the Board of Directors of the Salt Lake County Tier 1 Advisory Board responsible for the Zoo, Arts and Parks Tax allocations among arts groups in Salt Lake County, The Community Foundation of Utah’s 2010 Enlightened Fifty (E-5-0). He is also on the Board of Directors of Pioneer Theatre Company, and the Utah Humanities Council.

Mr. Gee was named one of the top real estate lawyers in Utah in the 2003-2014 editions of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers.  Sources say in the 2012 edition, “He is one of the most gifted lawyers around, with an encyclopedic knowledge of real estate and tax.” Previous editions have noted “he has great vision – he can look into the depths of a case without losing sight of the big picture.” He has been continually recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers and in 2013 was named one of Utah’s “Top 100″ lawyers in the Intermountain area.  Mr. Gee was listed in the 2004-2015 editions of Utah Business magazine as one of Utah’s Legal Elite for his work in real estate.  He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2006-2015 editions; and was named as the “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Corporate Governance and Compliance (2011), Corporate Governance (2012), Real Estate Law (2013), and most recently Corporate Compliance (2014) by Best Lawyers. Mr. Gee has also been awarded an AV rating – the highest awarded by Martindale-Hubbell.

David E. Gee featured on cover of Mountain States Super Lawyer 2011.  Downloadable PDF

 
PRACTICE AREAS

University of UtahBS 1970University of Utah -- S.J. Quinney College of LawJ.D. 1973
Utah State BarAmerican Bar AssociationAmerican College of Mortgage AttorneysTier 1 Advisory Board, Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks TaxRed Butte GardenRecipient Pioneer Theatre Company "Bravo Award" 2009Alumni Board of Trustees of the University of Utah College of LawThe Community Foundation of Utah's 2010 Enlightened 50 (E-5-0)Utah Humanities CouncilEnvision UtahSalt Lake City/Salt Lake County Budget Committee Interlocal Cultural CareDistinguished Real Property Practitioner, 2000, Utah State Bar

Office Location

101 South 200 East, Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Governance Law of the Salt Lake City Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Compliance Law of the Salt Lake City Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Salt Lake City Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Governance Law of the Salt Lake City Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Governance and Compliance Law of the Salt Lake City Metro Area
David E. Gee has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!David E. Gee has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!David E. Gee has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!David E. Gee has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!David E. Gee has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Real Estate Law

Other Information

Gender: Male