Aaron Johnstun

Aaron Johnstun

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Orem, UT

Johnstun Law
 | 1443 South 550 East, Orem, UT 84097
Phone: 801-980-5300
Fax: 801-471-2793
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Technology Transactions (10%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (10%)
Attorney Profile

Business, startups, tech and litigation attorney advising clients on formation, business structures, corporate governance, contracts, licensing, trademarks, copyrights, regulatory compliance, employment issues, leases, litigation, and other legal matters. Particular strength in SaaS, IoT, and other technology based issues.

About Aaron Johnstun

Admitted: 2010, Utah

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted to the United States District Court, District of Utah, 2010
  • Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2008
  • Admitted to the United States District Court, District of Kansas, 2007
  • Admitted to the Kansas Supreme Court, 2007

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • General counsel to Warriors Afield Legacy Foundaction (501(c)(3)), 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Handbook provides practical how-to concerning all aspects of Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. Publication used by members of the Kansas bar., • Kansas Bar Association Practice Handbook, Bankruptcy: Chapter 11, Co-author (with Edward J. Nazar and W. Thomas Gilman), Bankruptcy & Commercial, 2009
  • The article published in the Kansas Law Review discusses Kansas law on perfecting a lien interest to a farm tractor. Specifically, the article analyzes whether Kansas law requires perfection by notation on a title or a UCC1 financing statement. A state-by-state survey of lien perfection on farm tractors is provided. Finally, the article briefly addresses potential bankruptcy implications concerning unperfected liens to farm tractors., Author (with Stephen J. Ware), Farm Tractors in Kansas: How to Perfect a Security Interest, University of Kansas Law Review (57 U. Kan. L. Rev. 409), Commercial, 2009
  • Quarterly publication that identifies circuit by circuit trending decisions on bankruptcy and commercial issues., Co-editor, Tenth Circuit, • American College of Bankruptcy: Circuit Review, Bankruptcy, 2007


  • Non-compete and trade secret misappropriation lawsuit against former tech employees resolved by undisclosed settlement., 2015
  • Civil litigation settlement $1.2 million, 2014
  • TCPA federal class action dismissed with prejudice in favor of defendants , 2013
  • Civil litigation dismissal with prejudice in favor of defendants, $17 million demanded, 2013
  • Civil litigation judgment for $2.5 million, 2013
  • Civil litigation settlement for $450k, 2013
  • Civil litigation settlement for $1.3 million, 2012


  • Business sale totaling $3.3 million, 2014
  • Business sale totaling $3.5 million, 2014
  • Business sale totaling $100k, 2014
  • Asset sale totaling $200k, 2014
  • Asset purchase totaling $100k, 2013
  • Issued stock mandatory structured repurchase, 2011
  • Multi-party structured business sale totaing $1.3 million, 2011
  • License and royalty agreement totaling $20 million, 2011

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Corporate
  • Litigation
  • Startups
  • Tech
Office Location for Aaron Johnstun

1443 South 550 East
Orem, UT 84097


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Last Updated: 1/4/2018

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