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Preston D Koerner

Contracts and agreements Attorney at Salt Lake City, UT

5.0   8 reviews
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State UT
    Acquired 2008
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Preston

Learn Preston’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Contracts and agreements
    Contract design and drafting, negotiation, and reviews. Business and technology agreements, tech contracts, software licenses, cloud agreements, vendor contracts, contractor agreements, and partner agreements.

  2. Corporate and incorporation
    Formation, bylaws, minutes, board agendas and packages, corporate secretary, consents and resolutions, and other corporate governance.

  3. Equipment finance and leasing
    Lessor/lessee representations, assignments, syndications, participations, workouts, and restructuring.

  4. Limited liability company (LLC)
    Formation, operating agreements, minutes, manager and member meetings, corporate secretary, consents and resolutions, and other LLC governance.

  5. Commercial real estate
    Tenant assistance, lease reviews confirming match with LOI, negotiation advisory, and related contracts.

  6. Trademark application
    United States trademark filings, searches, licensing, and assignments

* 3x selected by peers as Utah Legal Elite in the In-House Counsel practice area
* 10+ years of experience representing startups, entrepreneurs, banks, lenders, and tech companies


Preston Koerner
2850 E 3300 S
STE 103
Salt Lake City, UT, 84109

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Posted by Jeff | February 17, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Sr. Facilities Manager
I worked with Preston for over four years in a professional setting. We worked on numerous contracts ranging from property owner/management to vendors and suppliers. He has an eye for quality and thoroughness. I never left his office without knowing that I got his best work when I had questions about business and contact questions. He is 100% class and professionalism.
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Posted by Chet | January 22, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommended
Preston has done great work for us and I can’t recommend him enough. He’s worked on all of our contracts and trademarks and provided us with the legal advice we need to navigate our highly regulated industry.
Posted by Seth | January 22, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Council
We have worked with Preston on several projects over the last few years. He has worked with us to create new contracts and agreements to launch two new services. He was very detailed oriented and completed the projects in a timely manner. We also used Preston to help us with a partner buyout. He was experienced and helped us navigate the process with ease. I would recommend Preston to anyone who is looking for a great attorney.
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Posted by Trish | January 22, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Caring and expert legal help
We needed some contracts created for our new business. Because we're new business owners we greatly appreciated Preston's expertise as he consulted with us. Preston spent as much time as we needed communicating with us and helping us form the legal plan we needed. Preston quickly responded to our questions and requests for revisions to the contract drafts he was writing for us. After the final products were ready, Preston gave us follow-up consulting and made sure we had everything we needed. Preston was very reasonably priced and gave us far greater value for our money than other attorneys we've worked with in the past. We will definitely be working with Koerner Legal again in the future!
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Posted by Ali | January 21, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Attorney
In all my contacts with Mr. Koerner, he has always exhibited a high degree of knowledge and professionalism. I have leaned on him several times over the last 4 years for advice and he has always provided a thorough explanation. He is very experienced and definitely takes care of his clients. If you are seeking a lawyer, there's none better that I could recommend.
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Posted by Erik | January 21, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Procurement Manager
I have worked with Preston Koerner on many occasions over the last several years and I can honestly say he has been one of my most trusted advisors. He is a very personable and thorough professional handling the most complex agreements. I have worked with him through many projects and his insight and knowledge of the situation and law is tremendous. In reviewing and negotiating contracts and agreements he has a way of looking at the issues and problems from another angle and coming up with creative solutions to satisfy both parties. I would recommend Preston as a legal advisor.
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Posted by Chris | January 21, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I’ve worked with Preston for a couple of years. He has help me in a couple of my businesses with everything from contracts to obtaining a trademark. He’s responsive, knowledgeable and simply great to work with.
Posted by Gary | January 21, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Co-Worker and Business Associate
I have worked with Preston as a co-worker as well as retaining him as outside legal counsel. He is a consummate professional in his personal conduct and in the quality of his work. He is very skilled at contract development and negotiation and has great breadth of thinking while working through agreements. Preston is a tough negotiator, but I have seen his positions are reasonable, and his counterparts like working with him. He delivers work when he says he will. He has a strong knowledge of general commercial and consumer lending, with niche expertise in areas such as leasing, factoring and structured asset-based lending. His bank regulatory knowledge is also strong. He is a go to attorney for me when legal help is needed.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 300-380 per hour
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Senior Corporate Counsel
  • Progressive Leasing
  • 2015 - 2019
  • Corporate Counsel & Secretary
  • TAB Bank
  • 2011 - 2015
  • Associate
  • Terry Jessop & Bitner
  • 2007 - 2011


  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • 2007
  • Brigham Young University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2003


  • International Factoring Association Mountain West Chapter
  • Counsel
  • 2019 - Present
  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Utah State Bar
  • Admitted
  • 2007 - Present
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2019
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Utah Legal Elite
  • Utah Business Magazine
  • 2020
  • Utah Legal Elite
  • Utah Business Magazine
  • 2019
  • Utah Legal Elite
  • Utah Business Magazine
  • 2018

Speaking Engagements

  • Best Practices CLE - Utah
  • Drafting Indemnification
  • 2019
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Using Electronic Signatures In-House
  • 2016

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