March 07, 2022

Mayer Brown adds technology transactions lawyer in Salt Lake City


Mayer Brown announced today that Scott Young has joined the firm’s Salt Lake City office as a partner in its Technology & IP Transactions and Emerging Companies & Venture Capital practice groups.


“Adding a lawyer with Scott’s experience strengthens our offering for technology-based companies in Salt Lake City and beyond,” said Mayer Brown chair Jon Van Gorp. 


Mr. Young is also part of the firm’s Global Technology and Life Sciences Industry groups. His practice focuses on the development and commercialization of technology and the marketing and distribution of products and services. He has over 25 years of experience representing clients in hundreds of technology-related transactions, including software and technology licensing, product distribution and supply agreements, and other technology and commercial transactions. His practice is reflective of the Utah economy as he has deep experience working with companies in the software, SaaS, medical device, healthcare, and energy industries. He also advises emerging company clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions and venture capital and angel financing transactions.


“I’m pleased to join Mayer Brown in Salt Lake City,” said Mr. Young. “The firm’s commitment to the region, its global reach, and its strength advising tech and life sciences companies make it very appealing.”


Mayer Brown’s industry experience differentiates it from competitors. The firm is ranked Band 1 by Chambers & Partners for Technology and Outsourcing in various geographies; ranked a leading law firm by The Legal 500 US for Outsourcing; and ranked by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals as a “Top Law Firm.” LMG Life Sciences 2021/22 includes 12 Mayer Brown partners as “Leading Life Sciences Lawyers” and recommends the firm in three categories, while The Legal 500 US ranks the firm as a leading law firm for Healthcare: Life Sciences.




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