Meaders, William A.


  Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
 +801-328-3600
 +801-321-4893
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Mr. Meaders is a member of the firm's Real Property, Leasing and Land Use section. His practice emphasizes real estate and commercial transactions and disputes as well as lending law. He represents buyers, sellers, developers, and lenders in the financing, acquisition, leasing, and sale of commercial and industrial properties and in basic shopping center development, including both anchor tenant and small tenant leasing. He has represented clients such as Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Co., Inc., Sorenson Associates, LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and SLI Commercial Real Estate Co.

Mr. Meaders is recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite and by Chambers USA for real estate. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Experience

  • Practiced as a partner and shareholder with Prince Yeates & Geldzahler and then Lundberg & Meaders prior to joining Kirton McConkie
  • Practiced as an associate at Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy, 1977-1979
  • Drafted and lobbied for passage of the Utah Mortgage Lending and Servicing Act, 1990, as an attorney for the Utah Bankers Association, Utah Mortgage Bankers Association, and Utah League of Insured Savings Institutions
  • Has represented clients such as Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Co., Inc., Sorenson Associates, LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and SLI Commercial Real Estate Co.
  • Represents buyers, sellers, developers, and lenders in the financing, acquisition, leasing, and sale of commercial and industrial properties, and in basic shopping center development, including both anchor tenant and small tenant leasing
  • Represents lenders and borrowers in negotiating loan "workouts" and resolving title insurance claims
  • Represents financial institutions in loan servicing and loan sales involving complicated practical and regulatory questions
  • Assists clients in foreclosures and litigation involving commercial real estate

 Education

  • Brigham Young University, B.A., Business Administration, 1974
  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Admissions

   Bar Admissions

  • Utah State Bar, admitted 1977
  • Utah State Bar: Real Property Section (past Chair)

   Other Admissions

  • United States District Court for the District of Utah, 1977

   Affiliations

  • Duke Law Journal, Board of Editors
  • Duke Law Journal, Contributor Judge