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Anthony Michael Panek

Attorney / Partner
Salt Lake City
Licensure: UT


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Anthony Panek represents clients in complex business transactions, fund formation and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, business formations, stock offerings, and estate planning. Anthony has previously worked with interested groups and individuals in drafting proposed legislation at the state and federal level.

Anthony’s clients range from established companies and issuers, funds, small businesses, oil and gas companies, broker-dealers, early-stage start-ups, middle-stage companies, trade group and associations, private individuals, and individual investors.

Anthony is an arbitrator for FINRA and was an Honors Clerk with Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Congress. Anthony previously served as Assistant Attorney General in the Tax, Antitrust, and Financial Services division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office and as General Counsel for a large OTC Broker-Dealer.

In his spare time Anthony is an avid fly-fisherman, golfer, and marksman. He enjoys baseball, horse racing, gardening, and spending time on his family’s ranch in rural Utah.

Professional History

Anthony has worked with the SEC, U.S. Congress, and the Utah Attorney General’s Office.


Georgetown University Law Center: Securities and Financial Regulation Program, LL.M Candidate, 2023

Venture Capital Certificate Program at Startup @ Berkeley School of Law, 2020

J.D., S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, 2016

Utah Law Review 2015-16

CALI Award (highest grade in course): Securities Law, Fall 2014

Graduate Student Representative Academic Senate University of Utah

Bachelor of Science, Economics, University of Utah, 2013

Bachelor of Science, Political Science, University of Utah, 2013

Community Service

Anthony serves on the board of directors of Mountain West Mother’s Milk Bank, and Herriman Little League Baseball