Our Team of Attorneys


Joshua D. Freeman, Esq. 

Josh is a corporate and real estate attorney working out of Salt Lake City.  Josh's practice focuses on the startup and commercial real estate verticals.  Josh is a husband, father of four, and a disruptive innovation enthusiast.  When Josh is not in the office or with his family, he can be found on the tennis court.

Steven R. Lovell, Esq.

Steve is a transaction attorney whose practice includes a wide range of real estate and business matters.  Steve enjoys working with real estate developers and small businesses.  At home, Steve spends his time hiking, biking and playing a lot of soccer with his wife and four kids.


Russell A. Nevers, Esq.

Russ is a litigation attorney with extensive experience resolving and litigating an array of business and employment disputes. Russ is quick to understand his clients’ needs and identify potential solutions. If an early resolution cannot be reached, he vigorously pursues or defends litigation in state or federal court. When he is not working, Russ enjoys family time with his wife and children and working on his golf game.

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Fred Pena, Esq.

Fred is a transactional attorney with experience with startups, securities offerings, mergers & acquisitions and general contract work.  When not working he enjoys spending time with his four kids playing games such as Sushi Go, Monopoly Deal, Hanabi, CashFlow, Magic the Gathering, Hide-and-seek, Sardines, etc.

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Spencer D. Phillips, Esq.

Spencer is an employment attorney, former judge, and employment law professor at BYU Law School.  He loves helping Utah business owners stay in compliance with HR laws and out of trouble with their employees.  When he's not practicing law, you'll find Spencer spending time outdoors with his wife and five children, preferably at the beach.

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Benjamin Lakey, Esq.

Ben is a transaction attorney whose practice focuses on real estate and related business matters. As a real estate developer himself, Ben understands the risks and rewards facing developers and how to mitigate and address them. Ben enjoys traveling and attending concerts with his wife, or hiking and dancing with his three daughters.


John S. Pennington, Esq.

John is a transactional attorney with a focus on corporate and business law, securities, entity formation, and real estate. John loves to spend time with his kids and wife. He enjoys college football, playing sports, being a handyman, and playing the piano.


Steven C. Young, Esq.

Steve is a corporate, real estate, and securities transaction attorney working out of Salt Lake City, and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Steve enjoys working with startup companies, especially companies that are developing innovative cryptocurrency and blockchain solutions.


Suzette Rasmussen, Esq.

Suzette is a corporate attorney with extensive government and international business experience. Having served as Governor Gary Herbert’s Staff Attorney, and, more recently, Chief Operating Officer of World Trade Center Utah, Suzette has been instrumental in presenting Utah and its businesses to the world. When not relaxing on a scenic Utah hike or at a yoga class, she indulges in Leatherby’s brownie sundaes and cheese fries. Suzette and her husband Roger love traveling and spending time with their kids and grandkids.