Jonathan K. Butler

Biography
Jonathan K.Butler
Shareholder

Jon Butler is a shareholder at Parsons Behle & Latimer and a member of the firm’s Real Estate, Banking and Finance practice group. His practice emphasizes commercial, retail, office, industrial, recreation/resort, and residential real estate transactions including acquisition, entitlement, development, construction, land use, zoning, exchange, leasing, and workout matters.

Mr. Butler has extensive experience in negotiating with local, county, state, and federal agencies regarding development, entitlement, land use, and zoning rights and benefits. Mr. Butler has represented owners, contractors, and developers of commercial and retail properties, office buildings, hotels, manufacturing and publishing concerns, residential, ski and golf resort properties, and condominium projects, as well as owners and developers of single, multifamily, and assisted-living real estate projects and properties in the western United States.

Mr. Butler emphasizes conventional, conduit and complex financing, defeasance and exchange transactions. He is experienced in drafting, negotiating, and establishing private covenants, conditions, restrictions, public land use restrictions, zoning ordinances, and institutional controls allowing for multiple use development rights in the context of complex ongoing environmental cleanup, remediation and reclamation.

Practice Areas

Accomplishments

Academic

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 1983)

Brigham Young University (B.S., 1980)


Associations

Professional

American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
Member

American Bar Association, Corporate, Banking and Finance Section
Member

Utah State Bar, Real Property and Construction Law Sections
Member

Utah State Bar Commission
Ex officio member
(1989 - 1990)

Utah State Bar, Finance Committee
Member
(1990 - 2015)

Utah Young Lawyers
President
(1989 - 1990)


Licensed/Admitted

Utah
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah

Education

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School