Jon Bletzacker is a shareholder at Parsons Behle & Latimer and focuses his practice on civil litigation and resolving sophisticated SEC-related issues for his clients in response to regulatory investigations and enforcement actions.
Jon Bletzacker is a shareholder at Parsons Behle & Latimer and a member of the firm’s litigation, securities, and regulatory enforcement group.
Jon’s practice includes defending clients in investigations and regulatory enforcement actions brought by both state and federal agencies and SROs, including the SEC, CFTC, PCAOB, and FINRA. Jon has successfully represented clients in multiple federal district courts throughout the country. As part of this practice, Jon also conducts internal investigations for both private and publicly traded companies regarding policies and procedures, compliance, and other regulatory issues.
Jon’s civil litigation work has also included commercial and business disputes, contract disputes, employment matters, bankruptcy and real property disputes, including extensive work in title insurance defense litigation.
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission v. Alpine Securities Corporation (SDNY)
Defending client against SEC, determining if the SEC has authority to bring enforcement cases for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-money laundering provisions, typically left to the primary regulator under the BSA which is FinCEN.
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)
Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Business Litigation (2014, 2018)
Utah Business Magazine Legal Elite, Civil Litigation (2017-2018), Securities (2021)