Seth S. Gomm, JD MBA

1955 West Grove Parkway, Suite 250
Pleasant Grove, Utah 84062
Office: (801) 871-3657
Fax: (801) 877-4318
Email: sgomm@spauldinglaw.com
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Mr. Gomm's executive business experience in operations management and finance, coupled with his legal acumen, enables him to develop a deep understanding of his clients' business objectives and to formulate personalized, effective strategies to help his clients meet those objectives. Mr. Gomm is well-versed in a wide range of matters and transactions including: strategic alliances and joint ventures; entity selection and formation; venture capital and private equity financings; mergers and acquisitions; securities; nonprofit organization formation and governance; government relations; and various commercial, intellectual property, real estate, employment and general corporate law issues.

Mr. Gomm acts as outside general counsel for many small and midsized companies throughout Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming. Before Mr. Gomm joined Spaulding Law, he was an attorney in the Colorado corporate law division of Kamlet Reichert, LLP, now known as Lathrop & Gage, LLP.

In addition, Mr. Gomm is proficient in Japanese and has taught Japanese and English classes in both the United States and Japan.

EDUCATION

  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Denver, Daniels College of Business, M.B.A., Finance
  • University of Utah, B.A., with honors


BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Utah
  • Colorado
  • Wyoming
  • U.S. District Court for Utah


HONORS/AWARDS

  • Business Editor and Staff Editor, Denver University Law Review
  • Winner, American Bar Association Section of Business Law’s Mendes Hershman Writing Competition
  • Clarence L. Bartholic Award for excellence in legal ethics


PUBLICATIONS

  • Applying for the New Colorado Job Growth Incentive Tax Credit, 39 THE COLORADO LAWYER 83 (January 2010)
  • Ethical Considerations of Client File Retention in a Technological Age, 38 THE COLORADO LAWYER 103 (September 2009)
  • See no Evil, Hear no Evil, Speak no Evil: Stoneridge Investment Partners, LLC v. Scientific Atlanta, Inc. and the Supreme Court’s Attempt to Determine the Issue of Scheme Liability, ARKANSAS LAW REVIEW VO. 61 NO. 3 (2008)
  • In re Qwest Communications Int'l Inc.: The Tenth Circuit Hangs Up the Phone on Qwest's Petition for Selective Waiver, But the Line is not Dead, BERKELEY BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL Vol. 4 No. 2 (2007)
  • Primary Liability and In re Charter Communications, available at: http://www.theracetothebottom.org/securities-issues/primary-liability-and-in-re-charter-communications.html
  • The Evolution of Japanese Culture: An Historical Perspective of its Legal History, Dept. of Japanese, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (2002)


PRESENTATIONS

  • Speaker, Securities Regulation Issues for Start-ups, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO ENTREPRENEURIAL LAW CLINIC (March 2009)


ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of Utah and Colorado Bar Associations
  • Board member and legal counsel to several non-profit and 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Lived in Japan for more than two years.

Driving Directions from I-15:
• Take the Pleasant Grove exit 275 from I-15
• Turn North onto Pleasant Grove Blvd
• Turn left onto W. Grove Pkwy
• Quickly turn left into the Synergy/Spaulding Law parking lot.