Kady Reese

Kady Reese



Kady advises public and privately held companies, investors and entrepreneurs in complex corporate and securities transactions, including all stages of corporate growth, from formation to exit, raising capital, and completing acquisitions and divestitures.

Kady assists clients with a variety of corporate and securities law matters, including entity formation and structuring, corporate governance, private equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, private fund offerings, capitalization, and other day-to-day matters.

Kady’s practice also includes working with private investment fund managers and investors in the formation and operation of alternative investment funds, including hedge, venture capital, private equity and real estate funds.

Kady is also an expert in Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control liquor licensing matters, including transfers in connection with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.

Education & Admissions

Texas A&M University School of Law (Juris Doctor, 2012)

University of Florida Levin College of Law (Masters of Laws (LLM) in Taxation, 2014)

University of Utah (B.A., English, 2008)


  • Utah


Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Exit Strategies
  • Private Equity Transactions
  • Strategic Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Restructuring
  • Auction Processes

Emerging Growth and Venture Capital

  • Formations
  • Founders equity
  • Equity plans
  • Debt and equity financing
  • Securities law compliance
  • Intellectual property protection

Fund Formation

  • Fund structure and formation
  • Sponsor and management entity structure and formation
  • Investor representation
  • Compliance and operations
  • Investment transactionsJoint ventures

News & Resources

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey Continues Rapid Strategic Growth in Salt Lake City

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Development & Infrastructure
  • Emerging Companies
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Investment Funds
  • Investment Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Private Equity
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Real Estate & Land Use
  • Technology

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi

Community Involvement

  • Mountain West Capital Network Deal Flow Committee 2017-2018
  • Participant, Feed My Starving Children
Kady Reese