Skyler M. Tanner

Associate

Direct: 801.257.7945
Email:
Skyler M Tanner | Attorney | Parr Brown
LANGUAGES
  • Spanish
EDUCATION
  • 2009, J.D., Cornell Law School, Henry W. Sackett Scholar, Cornell International Law Journal

  • 2006, B.S., Brigham Young University, Business Management with emphasis in Entrepreneurship, magna cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • 2009Oregon

  • 2012New York

  • 2013Washington

  • 2020Utah

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Utah State Bar Debtor/Creditor Sections

  • Oregon State Bar Debtor/Creditor Sections

  • Washington State Bar Debtor/Creditor Sections

  • Risk Management Association, Board Member, Portland Metro Chapter (2017-2019), Member (2015-2019)

  • Turnaround Management Association, Board Member, Northwest Chapter (2018), Member (2012-2019)

  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Portland Chapter, Chair (2019), Chair-Elect (2018), Board Member (2011-2019)

  • Member, Oregon New Lawyers Division, Pro Bono Subcommittee (2011-2016)

CLERKSHIPS
  • Law Clerk, Chief Judge William T. Thurman, Judges R. Kimball Mosier & Joel T. Marker, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah

  • Law Clerk Extern, Judge Randall L. Dunn, U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, 9th Circuit, & Bankruptcy Court, District of Oregon

Skyler M. Tanner

Associate

Direct: 801.257.7945
Email:

Mr. Tanner is a member of Parr Brown’s Business and Finance, Real Estate, and Bankruptcy, Workouts and Creditors’ Rights groups. He counsels clients on loan and collateral structuring, workout, and bankruptcy issues. His work includes commercial and industrial loans, equipment and real estate financing, agricultural loans, and aircraft security interests.

Skyler has extensive experience negotiating and documenting secured financing transactions, including revolving credit, term credit and syndicated credit facilities for banks and other lenders. He also handles foreclosure and receivership matters on behalf of clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Tanner worked for Lane Powell PC in the Pacific Northwest, and previously clerked for all three judges of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah.  Mr. Tanner is a member of the Utah, Oregon, Washington, and New York State Bars. He obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Cornell Law School and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with emphasis in Entrepreneurship from Brigham Young University.

He has been recognized as a Rising Star by Oregon Super Lawyers since 2015 for his creditors’ rights experience.

Publications & Speaking Engagements:
  • ABA Commercial Finance Committee; Secured Finance Network; The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys | New York, New York, November 2019
  • The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys | Cape Neddick, Maine, May 2019; Newport, Rhode Island, June 2018; Richmond, Virginia, June 2017
  • The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys | New York, New York, November 2018, November 2017
  • In-house Presentation to National Banking Client, November 2018
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Legal Update, February 2016
  • Hearsay, November 2014
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Publications & Speaking Engagements:
  • ABA Commercial Finance Committee; Secured Finance Network; The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys | New York, New York, November 2019
  • The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys | Cape Neddick, Maine, May 2019; Newport, Rhode Island, June 2018; Richmond, Virginia, June 2017
  • The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys | New York, New York, November 2018, November 2017
  • In-house Presentation to National Banking Client, November 2018
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Legal Update, February 2016
  • Hearsay, November 2014