In 2000, Mr. Wells joined Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto. He later helped to open that firm's office in Salt Lake City. When Wilson Sonsini closed its Salt Lake office in 2007, Mr. Wells moved to Ray Quinney & Nebeker, P.C. with Mark Bonham and succeeded Mr. Bonham as leader of Ray Quinney's Venture Practice.
During law school, Mr. Wells was a law clerk for the Honorable Paul M. Peatross, Jr. of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Virginia. Prior to pursuing a career in law, he served as a management consultant for International Technology & Trade Associates, Inc. in Washington, D.C.