Jonathan D. Bletzacker

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Jonathan D.Bletzacker
Shareholder
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6989

Jonathan D. Bletzacker is a shareholder at Parsons Behle & Latimer and a member of the firm’s litigation, securities and regulatory enforcement group.

Mr. Bletzacker focuses his practice on representing and defending clients who include individuals, broker-dealers, investment advisors, compliance officers and registered representatives. He has represented clients in regulatory enforcement investigations before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and related litigation against the SEC in federal district court. He also represents clients before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Mr. Bletzacker assists clients in solving sophisticated SEC-related issues.

Mr. Bletzacker’s practice includes supporting clients in responding to regulatory subpoenas, preparing clients for investigative testimony, and responding to SEC “Wells Notices.” He also conducts internal investigations for clients regarding policies and procedures, compliance and other regulatory issues. Mr. Bletzacker has successfully represented clients against the SEC in multiple federal district courts in the U.S.

Civil litigation work has also included representing clients in state, federal and appellate courts in actions regarding commercial and business disputes, contract disputes, employment matters, bankruptcy and real property disputes, including extensive work in title insurance defense.

Prior to joining Parsons Behle & Latimer, Mr. Bletzacker was a shareholder at Clyde Snow & Sessions.

Practice Areas

Accomplishments

Academic

S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah (J.D., 2008)

            -Articles Editor for the Journal of Law and Family Studies

            -College of Law Outstanding Achievement Award

            -Pro Bono Initiative Award

            -Scholarship recipient for performance in Trial Advocacy Competition

University of Utah (B.S., Political Science, cum laude, 2005)


Professional

Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Business Litigation (2014, 2018)

Utah Business Magazine Legal Elite, Civil Litigation (2017-2018)


Licensed/Admitted

Utah
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah
U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit

Education

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law