About Bruce Pearson

Bruce Pearson is SW&M’s Senior Counsel and leads the firm’s Corporate Governance, Insurance, Class Action Litigation, and Cannabis Banking practice groups. Additionally, he advises the Commercial Lending practice group. Bruce is uniquely qualified to handle client needs due to his previous experience working in lending at a credit union, prior to joining SW&M in 1990.

Bruce is a part time lecturer at Utah Tech University on legal matters and is regularly invited to speak at professional events including conferences, seminars, and trainings to foster a new generation of finance and legal professionals.

According to Bruce, “caring for people is universal.” This mindset allows him to connect his professional passions to his personal ones. Bruce is a husband, father, outdoor enthusiast, and a regular volunteer at his church and advocate for the senior adult community.


  • Southwestern University School of Law, JD, Summa Cum Laude
  • University of Illinois, BA, Cum Laude

Admissions & Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of Oregon
  • State Bar of Utah
  • State Bar of Washington
  • American Bar Association
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