Blake Cooper

375 W. 200 South, Suite 225
Salt Lake City, UT 84101


Blake closes complicated mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures and navigates fundraising transactions to get clients access to capital. He has counseled clients ranging from startups to Fortune 50 companies. Blake also has extensive experience in helping mid- and small-cap public companies manage SEC reporting and capital markets issues.

Blake is licensed to practice law in New York and Utah.

Representative Transactions:

  • Represented Pictometry International Corp. in $450 million merger with Eagle View Technologies, Inc.
  • Represented Wolverine Worldwide, Inc. in $1 billion acquisition of Stride-Rite, Saucony and Sperry Top-Sider brands.
  • Represented PepsiCo, Inc. in $24 million international joint venture for supply of nutraceutical sports drink additives.
  • Managed (and won) hostile takeover proxy fight to install insurgent slate of directors for Scio Diamond Technology Corporation.

Prior Work Experience

  • Attorney, Snell & Wilmer LLP, Salt Lake City 2016-2021
  • Attorney, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Indianapolis 2011-2016
  • Attorney, Day Pitney LLP, New York 2006-2011