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Jeffrey Steele


222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Jeffrey is a member of the Emerging Growth practice group and represents emerging growth technology companies, venture capital firms and private equity firms.

Jeffrey represents emerging growth companies from their formation to exit, venture capital funds in their portfolio investments and private equity firms in their portfolio investments and exits. Jeffrey’s practice involves the representation of clients with respect to joint ventures and other strategic collaborations, licenses and other intellectual property agreements as well as mergers and acquisitions. Jeffrey also has substantial experience with venture capital investments and represents both companies receiving venture capital financing as well as venture capital firms in their investments. Jeffrey’s practice includes clients and transactions on each of the East and West Coasts as well as the Intermountain West.

Before joining Holland & Hart, Jeffrey was a member at Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton PC, where he helped found the firm’s Salt Lake City office. Prior to that, he was with Bingham Dana, LLP, in Boston.

Client Results

Representative Matters
  • Mr. Steele regularly speaks, makes presentations, teaches, and serves as a panelist on matters relating to start-ups and emerging companies, seed and venture capital finance, and mergers and acquisitions. He is also a frequent mentor/judge in business plan competitions. He regularly serves in these capacities for a broad range of organizations, including: 

    • MIT Enterprise Forum
    • Boston University
    • Harvard University
    • Brown University 
    • The Massachusetts Software Council
    • The American Bar Association
    • MIT $100K Business Plan Competition


Bar Admissions


  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2018

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Member, Massachusetts State Bar
  • Member, Utah State Bar

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