Michael J. Schefer


Direct: 801-257-7966
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  • 2004, J.D., University of Florida, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Senior Research Editor, Florida Law Review

  • 2001, B.A., Political Science, University of Utah

  • 2004Florida

  • 2006Utah

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Michael J. Schefer


Direct: 801-257-7966

Michael Schefer is a member of the business and finance practice group with emphasis on securities, mergers and acquisitions, business organization and structuring, commercial finance and leasing. His practice includes a broad range of corporate counseling and domestic and international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private equity financings, and private and public offerings of equity and debt securities.  Mr. Schefer has experience in all aspects of merger and acquisition transactions, including purchase agreement drafting and negotiation, due diligence investigations and disclosure schedule preparation, ancillary agreement drafting and transaction closings.  He has substantial experience in drafting and negotiation of joint venture agreements, licensing agreements, distributions agreements, service and supply agreements, employment agreements, consulting agreements, shareholder and investor rights agreements, loan and security agreements and confidentiality agreements.

Prior to joining Parr Brown, Mr. Schefer was an associate with White & Case LLP. He earned a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Utah in 2001.

Mr. Schefer has been continuously listed in Utah Business magazine as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in corporate law.  He was recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers in 2013-2014 as a “Rising Star.”  Mr. Schefer has been ranked as a top Utah lawyer for corporate law and mergers & acquisitions law 2021 and 2022 by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.



Parr Brown is consistently recognized by peers and clients for its sophisticated legal work.

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