Paul James Barrus

Paul James Barrus

  • Business Law, Tax Law
  • California, Utah
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Paul Barrus is a member of the firm’s business and finance group. Mr. Barrus also practices in the areas of tax and employee benefits and executive compensation, which includes advising on the tax and benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Barrus also has experience designing and implementing equity incentive plans.

Mr. Barrus received his Juris Doctor in 2015, graduating cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law. He received a B.S. in Political Science, cum laude, from Brigham Young University – Idaho in 2011.

Prior to joining Parr Brown, Paul practiced law as an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in Palo Alto, California. Prior to earning his J.D., Mr. Barrus was a judicial extern for the Honorable Clark Waddoups of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.

Northwestern University School of Law
J.D. (2015)
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Executive Editor for the Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property
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Brigham Young University-Idaho
B.S. (2011)
Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 306440
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 306440
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Utah State Bar
ID Number: 16778
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Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
  • Executive Benefits and Compensation
Websites & Blogs
Paul J. Barrus - Parr Brown Gee & Loveless
Contact & Map
Parr Brown Gee & Loveless
101 S 200 E Ste 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone: (801) 257-7964