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.
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.
Structured Gold Mine Transaction and 1031 Exchange
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.
Sale of Mining Company
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.
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)
Named in Chambers USA for Natural Resources & Environment, Utah
Recognized in Utah Business Magazine’s 2023 Legal Elite
Recognized as "One to Watch" in Best Lawyers in America: Energy Law, Environmental Law 2022-2024
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.
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Utah Association of Professional Landmen
Western Trust Lands Initiative, Board of Directors (2017-current)
U.S. Mining Law 2023 Short Course
Parsons Behle & Latimer Attorneys Named "Utah Legal Elite"
Parsons Behle & Latimer Ranked Among Top Law Firms by Chambers and Partners USA
Parsons Behle & Latimer attorneys to present at American Exploration & Mining Association Conference 2022