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Todd Reece


222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Todd advises emerging and established privately held companies on mergers and acquisitions, financings, and corporate governance issues.

Todd advises businesses on mergers, acquisitions, financings (venture capital and private equity), joint ventures, restructuring, and other strategic combinations. He works with clients in an array of industries, including healthcare, technology, food and beverage, retail, manufacturing, and professional services.

As an internal auditor with a multinational accounting firm for several years before pursuing a legal career, Todd brings valuable business perspective to help clients assess operational risk and make strategic decisions.

Todd is a frequent guest speaker at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Todd was a practice leader of Ballard Spahr’s Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice Group.

Client Results

Representative Matters
  • Led numerous transaction teams in private acquisition and disposition transactions, ranging in size from $5 million to $800 million, and negotiated the definitive and other agreements.*

  • Represented numerous emerging companies in seed financings, convertible note financings, and preferred stock financings.*

  • Represented emerging companies in the medical device industry and life science industry, handling all aspects of the legal representation.*

  • Led numerous transaction teams in the drafting, negotiation, and closing of software and other technology licensing agreements, both in the United States and abroad.*

  • Negotiated and advised clients on employment arrangements and agreements, representing both employers and employees, including compensation arrangements, equity plans, and non-compete provisions.*

  • *Indicates a matter Todd worked on before joining Holland & Hart


Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • Chambers USA, Corporate/M&A, 2016-2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Governance Law – Salt Lake City, 2021 
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Governance Law, 2018-2023
  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Corporate Law, 2010-2020; Business & Corporate Law, 2022

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • MountainWest Capital Network
    • Vice-Chair, 2020-2021
    • Chair, 2018- 2019
    • President, 2016-2017
    • Executive Committee, 2016-Present
  • Utah 100 Fastest Growing Company Awards, 2012-present; Chair, 2012-2013
  • Stampin' Up, Board Member, 2020-present
  • BioInnovations Gateway, 2009-present
  • Brighton Youth Football, 2007-present
  • The Children's Friend Foundation, 2006-present

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