Geoffrey W. Mangum
Geoffrey W. Mangum is a shareholder at Parsons Behle & Latimer and is past chair of the firm’s Corporate, Securities and Tax practice group, where he concentrates his practice on corporate and commercial matters, with an emphasis on negotiating and structuring complex business transactions.
Prior to joining Parsons, Mr. Mangum was an executive with American Stores Company, a Fortune 400 Company, and was responsible for business unit acquisitions and dispositions. As legal counsel of the company's treasury department, Mr. Mangum was also involved in negotiating and documenting complex financing arrangements. Prior to joining American Stores Company, he was a shareholder in the law firm of Prince Yeates & Geldzahler.
Mr. Mangum also led the successful conclusion of 13 years of litigation on behalf of his client, Christensen, Inc., against the Islamic Republic of Iran, arising out of Iran's seizure of Christensen's Iranian subsidiary following the Ayatollah Khomeini's rise to power.
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1979
University of Utah, B.A., 1976
Magna Cum Laude
Listed as a "Top Lawyer Named by Their Peers" and in Mountain States Super Lawyers
Recognized by Utah Business magazine as one of Utah's "Legal Elite"
Ranked as one of the Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward/White Inc.
Maintains a top ranking by Chambers & Partners Client Guide
Maintains Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating, an AV® Preeminent™
American Bar Association
Utah Bar Association
Kingsbury Hall Presents Board of Trustees
(2011 - Present)
University of Utah World Leaders Forum Advisory Cabinet
Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy Board of Trustees