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This profile was last updated on 11/17/13  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. James M. Elegante

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Phone: (801) ***-****  
Email: j***@***.com
Lewis Hansen Law Firm
8 East Broadway Suite 410
Salt Lake City , Utah 84111
United States

Company Description: Lewis Hansen is a law firm with a team of ten partners and associated attorneys located in The Judge Building in downtown Salt Lake City, UT (at 8 East 300 South,...   more

Employment History


  • Bachelor of Arts , French and Journalism
    Northern Arizona University
  • Juris Doctorate
    University of Utah
  • Master of Arts , French and Russian Literatures
    University of Utah
  • J.D.
    University of Utah
  • M.A.
    University of Utah
  • B.A.
    Northern Arizona University
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Web References
James Elegante - Lewis Hansen Law Firm, 17 Nov 2013 [cached]
James Elegante Kent Alderman
James Elegante
James M. Elegante
Phone: (801) 746-6300
Fax: (801) 746-6301
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Service Profile
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. Mr. Elegante brings uncommon breadth to his practice in helping companies capture business opportunities and resolve commercial disputes.
Mr. Elegante's 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. Mr. Elegante 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. Mr. Elegante 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. He has practiced with several major law firms and has represented hundreds of national and international corporations.
Mr. Elegante 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. He has organized and managed corporate charitable campaigns and welfare organizations, and he has served the bar association through numerous committee appointments.
Mr. Elegante also assists with the arbitration of commercial disputes. Please see his Balanced Solutions website for more information (
Service Areas:Business law and international matters
Licenses -Admissions -Education
Mr. Elegante has degrees from the University of Utah and certificates from French and Italian universities.
Our Attorneys - Lewis Hansen Law Firm, 17 Nov 2013 [cached]
James Elegante Kent Alderman
James Elegante
James Elegante - Business law and international matters
Kent Alderman
Kent Alderman - Elder law, estate planning, probate, non-profits
Utah Mining Association - October Newsletter -, 11 Dec 1999 [cached]
James Elegante has been named Vice President and General Counsel for Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation, as announced by KUCC President and CEO Bruce D. Farmer.
Mr. Elegante joins Kennecott from the Salt Lake City law firm of Parsons Behle & Latimer where he represented Utah, national and international clients in litigation, transactions and regulatory actions.Congratulations James.
1999 UMA CONVENTION SLATED AT PARK CITYMark your calendar now for the 1999 Utah Mining Association Annual Convention at the Yarrow Resort Hotel in Park City.We have reserved Thursday and Friday, August 26-27, 1999, for the annual meeting and golf tournament.The golf tournament will be at Wasatch Mountain State Park on Friday again next year.Put us on your calendar for next year and plan now to attend.
Holme Roberts & Owen LLP : Press Releases [cached]
HRO announces that James M. Elegante, formerly Vice President and General Counsel of Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation, a subsidiary of the global resources company, Rio Tinto plc, has joined the firm's Salt Lake City office as a partner.
Holme Roberts & Owen LLP, 20 Sept 2008 [cached]
James M. Elegante
James Elegante joined HRO's Salt Lake City office in 2007 as a partner in the Commercial Law & Securities Practice Group.Mr. Elegante has had broad experience in managing various legal projects, both domestically and in cross-border matters.His experience includes corporate governance and compliance, arrangements and agreements for technology development, commercial transactions, energy procurement and sales, environmental permitting and compliance, safety and hygiene regulation, employment regulation, and dispute resolution through litigation and arbitration. Prior to joining HRO, Mr. Elegante was Vice President and General Counsel of Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation, a Salt Lake City based subsidiary of the global resources Rio Tinto Group.
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