James M. Elegante
Phone: (801) 746-6300
Fax: (801) 746-6301
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James M. Elegante, a partner at Lewis Hansen, provides value-add legal counsel to corporate boards, executives, and management teams, often in businesses which have an international aspect.
brings uncommon breadth to his
practice in helping companies capture business opportunities and resolve commercial disputes.
experience as a business executive gives him a unique sensitivity to the needs of an enterprise to keep costs in line while managing corporate image, business relationships, and commercial disputes.
He provides unique insights into the resolution of problems in international business generally, and he has deep experience in the mining and manufacturing industries in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
provides legal guidance in strategic alliances, joint ventures, technology arrangements, commercial litigation, employment matters in both union and non-union environments, and in various commercial multi-lingual and multi-cultural endeavors.
is fluent in several major languages.
Mr. Elegante served as General Counsel to Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation and Rio Tinto America, and to Shipley Business Development Services.
has practiced with several major law firms and has represented hundreds of national and international corporations.
has contributed to his
profession through the publication of several scholarly articles and book chapters, and through his
frequent speaking engagements in professional seminars and workshops.
In addition, Mr. Elegante
has had the privilege of teaching undergraduate courses and graduate courses in several major universities and law schools, both in the United States and in Italy.
has organized and managed corporate charitable campaigns and welfare organizations, and he
has served the bar association through numerous committee appointments.
also assists with the arbitration of commercial disputes.
Please see his
Balanced Solutions website for more information (www.balancedsolutionsbyjme.com).
Service Areas:Business law and international matters
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Mr. Elegante has degrees from the University of Utah and certificates from French and Italian universities.