David E. Salisbury

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DAVID SALISBURY has been of-counsel to Sloan & Sloan, P.C. since the firm began on November 1, 2015.  Prior to joining Sloan & Sloan, David spent 63 years at what was then Utah’s oldest law firm, Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy. At Van Cott, he became the seventh lawyer in a firm that would later number almost one hundred attorneys, serving as its president from approximately 1984 through 1993. Around 1975, David was closely involved in establishing Intermountain Health Care, Inc. (“IHC”), and served as the Chairman of the Board of IHC for many years.

David has been involved in the preparation and review of estate planning documents for clients throughout the Intermountain region involving both modest and substantial estates. In addition, he has handled the administration of many estates and trusts and has worked closely with many local trust departments. He has also worked on the formation of financial institutions, one-bank holding companies, and mergers and acquisitions involving more than 20 separate banking organizations.  David has had a well-established practice in general tax, corporate and individual planning; estate administration and post-death planning; corporate mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations; and financial institution and utility regulatory representation. He has also served on the governing boards of many business and charitable organizations.  David has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Corporate, M&A, Trusts and Estates, and Securities Law.

David loves what he does because it allows him to use his education, knowledge, and experience to help people, businesses, organizations, and the community. His contacts and experiences have given him the privilege of serving many charitable and nonprofit organizations. He has had many wonderful experiences throughout his life and enjoys spending his personal time reading, traveling, exercising, pursuing his hobbies, and with his family.

David loves what he does because it allows him to use his education, knowledge, and experience to help people, businesses, organizations, and the community. His contacts and experiences have given him the privilege of serving many charitable and nonprofit organizations. He has had many wonderful experiences throughout his life. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys reading, traveling, exercising, and pursuing his hobbies.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Banking
  • Corporate
  • Tax
  • Estate Planning
  • Benefit Planning

PROFESSIONAL

  • Emeritus Member, Utah State Bar
  • Former Chair, Utah State Bar Tax Section
  • Past Fellow, The American College of Trust and Probate Counsel
  • Past President, Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Stanford University, Order of the Coif (1952)
  • Managing Editor, Stanford Law Review
  • B.S., University of Utah (1949)

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • Utah
  • U.S. Supreme Court

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • Past Chairman of the Board, Intermountain Health Care, Inc. (“IHC”)
  • Past member of Board of Directors, Utah Symphony
  • Past member of Board of Directors, Key Bank of Utah
  • Past member of Board of Directors, Pioneer Memorial Theatre
  • Past member of Board of Directors, Kearns-Tribune Corporation
  • Past President, Utah Bar Foundation
  • Past Chairman of the Investment Committee, IHC
  • Past member, Executive and Finance Committees, IHC
  • University of Utah National Advisory Council, Emeritus Member
  • Past member of Board of Directors, Commercial Security Bank
  • Past member of Board of Directors, Beehive State Bank

CONTACT INFORMATION

215 S State Street, Suite 101, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Direct: 801.237.0215
Main: 801.428.8160
Fax: 801.428.8161
dsalisbury@sloanlawslc.com

David E. Salisbury | Sloan&Sloan