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Retired Partner

Ronald G. Moffitt


Ronald G. Moffitt is a retired partner no longer practicing law. To connect with a corporate lawyer, please click here.

Ron Moffitt had a broad corporate practice, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate finance, and commercial transactions. He gained more than 35 years of experience buying and selling public and private companies in North America, Europe, and Asia; negotiating public and private debt and credit facilities; negotiating commercial transactions; and counseling clients on corporate, commercial, securities, licensing, and tax matters. Ron also represented individuals and family offices in private transactions, investments, and charitable giving. He served as a director or advisor to several private foundations and charitable organizations.

Ron was formerly general counsel of Huntsman Chemical Corporation and Huntsman Packaging Corporation, two of Utah’s largest corporations. During his career, Ron also coordinated all legal work for several clients, including American Pacific Corporation, Coveris Flexibles/Exopack, AlphaGraphics, Raser Technologies, and ePac.

Ron’s experience as corporate general counsel and in private practice (as both a buyer and a seller of legal services) gave him unique tools and perspective in meeting clients’ legal needs.


University of Utah College of Law, J.D., 1981; Executive Editor, Utah Law Review; Marriner S. Eccles Graduate Fellow in Political Economy, 1980–1981

University of Utah, Master of Accounting, 1978

University of Utah, B.A., Accounting, 1977, magna cum laude


  • Sale of Market Street Grill restaurants, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Sale of Huntsman Springs resort and residential real estate development, Driggs, Idaho.
  • Purchase of The Salt Lake Tribune®.
  • Sale of Sotheby’s® real estate offices in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Sun Valley, Idaho.
  • Sale of YESCO Electronics LLC to Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
  • Sale of Longview Timber LLC to Weyerhaeuser Co.
  • Sale of Longview Fibre and Packaging, Inc. to Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp.
  • Purchase of assets of Intelicoat Technologies by Exopack Advanced Coatings.
  • Purchase of BioExpress, Inc. by VWR International, LLC.
  • Sale of Huish Detergents, Inc. to Vestar Capital Partners.
  • Sale of Back to Basics to Focus Products Group.
  • Purchase of Leslee Scott Inc. by Sorenson Capital Partners.
  • Sale of Envirocare of Utah, Inc. to Lindsay Goldberg & Bessemer.
  • Merger of Soronti, Inc. into Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ) and Delaware Appraisal Rights.
  • Series A preferred stock offering $100 million senior subordinated notes offering for Pliant Corporation.
  • Purchase of Decora Industries, Inc., and Decora Incorporated printed film business.
  • Sale of Huntsman Packaging Corporation, including $580 million senior secured credit facility, $220 million senior subordinated notes, and $100 million Series A preferred stock.
  • Purchase of AlliedSignal Corporation’s global sheet molding compound film business.
  • Sale of Huntsman Packaging Corporation’s European polystyrene foam container business to Huhtamaki Oy and Polarcup Limited.
  • Purchase of Blessings Corporation, a publicly held manufacturer of plastic films, including $510 million senior secured credit facilities.
  • Joint venture with RWE DEA Aktienesellschaft fur Mineraloel und Chemie (CONDEA Chemie GmbH), Meerbeck, Germany.
  • Purchase of Amoco Chemical Company’s North American styrenics business.
  • Purchase of Novacor Chemical’s North American polypropylene business.
  • Purchase of Eastman Chemical Company’s world-wide polypropylene business.
  • Joint venture with Sinopec Shanghai Dacquiao Petrochemical Corporation, Beijing, People’s Republic of China.

Representative General Counsel Work

  • Managed all legal affairs for Fortune 500 privately owned company.
  • Extensive corporate finance experience with investment banks, commercial banks, private equity firms and commercial leasing companies.


Insights & Presentations

  • Moderator, “Mergers & Acquisitions: Recent Trends in M&A Risk Allocation,” Sixth Annual Enterprise Risk Management Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, January 2015


  • Named by Best Lawyers® as Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Salt Lake City, 2016; and Mergers & Acquisitions Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Salt Lake City, 2014
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America® (Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law), 2007–2022
  • Selected as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” (Utah) by Chambers USA (Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions), 2004–2022
  • Listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers® (Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate), 2007–2022
  • Included in Utah Business Legal Elite, 2004–2022



  • Huntsman Cancer Foundation, Secretary and General Counsel
  • The Huntsman Foundation, Secretary and General Counsel
  • Kirk Humanitarian, Director
  • Economic Development Corporation of Utah, Board of Trustees, former Member 
  • University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, former Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Retired Youth Basketball and Lacrosse coach
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