Jason Steiert is a member of the firm’s Environment Energy and Natural Resources Department. His practice is focused on the acquisition, sale, and operation of natural resource property and projects. 

Capabilities

Biography

Jason Steiert serves clients in the natural resource, energy, environmental, and utility fields. In these fields, Jason has experience advising clients on and conducting due diligence, title examination, regulatory compliance and agency oversight, exploration, leasing, and royalty agreements. Jason also has experience in establishing mining ventures, addressing mining claim disputes,  and preparing/negotiating a wide variety of commercial and land use contracts to support natural resource operations.

Prior to joining Parsons, Jason worked at Fabian VanCott where he gained experience in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters.

Experience

Structured the sale of a gold mine to a junior mining company for the client including negotiating and documenting all aspects of the transaction, including a private placement and the payment of a mortgage. Also represented client Nevada Gold Mines in an IRS Section 1031 like-kind exchange of two mining properties, including environmental due diligence; real property transfers/recordings; personal property transfers; private placement on a secured credit facility; and tax structuring.

Representing a Canadian-based mining company in asset sale, including drafting and negotiating agreements for the sale of mining assets combined with a structure to provide indemnity protection against future operations.

Accomplishments

Academic

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D., 2014)

Graduate Certificate in Environment and Natural Resource Law

Colorado College (B.A. Economics, 2008)

Professional

Recognized as "One to Watch" in Best Lawyers in America 2022

West Virginia University National Sustainability & Energy Moot Court Competition, Top 5 Paper

Paul Riley American Water Resources Association, Presenter and Best Paper on Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.

Associations

Professional

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Utah Association of Professional Landmen

Community

Western Trust Lands Initiative, Board of Directors (2017-current)

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Credentials

Licensed

Utah

Education

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