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.

Cameron M. Daw, Esq.

Cameron is a business attorney with experience in general business, corporate and securities matters. Trained at a large, local law firm, Cameron has wrestled with a wide range of legal issues from drawing up complex entity structures to managing large capital raises. He is fully equipped to help clients pick the structure that is right for them. Cameron has represented startups, small businesses, seasoned enterprises, a national brokerage firm, and private equity funds. Cameron is passionate about helping businesses of all sizes succeed. 


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.


Andreu "Dreu" Szempruch, Esq. LLM*

Dreu is a transactional attorney whose practice focuses on real estate, corporate mergers and acquisitions, entity formation, and other business related matters. Dreu enjoys the taking in the sights, smells and beaches of his home, Miami, Florida, with his dog and girlfriend. He also has a passion for cooking, playing flag-football, and traveling. *Licensed in Florida