Jeffrey Heutmaker

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Jeffrey M. Heutmaker is the founder of HeutmakerLaw, pc and has 28 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and early stage businesses in a variety of industries, including software development, biotechnology, medical and dental devices, manufacturing, power sports, agriculture, internet commerce and infrastructure, retail services and energy.

Jeff graduated from Notre Dame Law School where he was an editor of the Law Review. He attended his second year of law school in London, England as part of the Concannon Programme of International Law.  He received his undergraduate degree with a double major in Economics and English Literature from the University of Puget Sound. 

Prior to moving to Montana in 1999, Jeff practiced with the second largest full-service law firm in Seattle, WA. Jeff frequently speaks on topics related to forming, financing and operating technology businesses. 

Jeff lives in Whitefish, Montana with his wife and youngest daughter.  He is active in the soccer community as a player and organizer, and enjoys travel, cooking, skiing, playing squash, mountain biking, reading and watching international soccer.



    Setting up or restructuring the legal structure of any business is an important consideration.  Jeff helped me understand the options, and created a framework that has helped us "color inside the lines".  The combination of attention to detail and efficiency is a rare attribute.  I highly recomme...

    “Jeff Heutmaker has helped us and our clients buy and sell businesses along the US eastern seaboard, as well as guide start up companies from nothing to large multinational corporations.  Jeff's ability to work with clients of every level is second to none.  He is fiercely loyal to his clients, a...

    "Heutmaker Law has been lead legal counsel to Swan Valley Medical, Incorporated since its inception.  Jeff Heutmaker has provided sound and practical legal advice covering company formation issues, domestic and foreign contracts, securities law guidance supporting our company's several private eq...
  • USeek

    We turned to Jeff Heutmaker to handle a preferred financing round for our technology company.  With exceptional service, and guidance Jeff helped us navigate the tricky waters most start-ups face in negotiating and growing a business in the technology sector.  Jeff's legal acumen in both corporat...
  • XD Bio

     “Jeff has been extremely helpful and instrumental in guiding our company through the legal matters for our company including development of corporate structure, intellectual property, and investor agreements. He is reliable, competent, and a pleasure to work with."

    Over the last 17 years I have founded 3 businesses in Montana and Huetmaker Law has been instrumental in their success.  There is not a more knowledgeable or capable business and securities attorney in the state, at least not one I have found!  Jeff is often my first call for any not only legal w...
  • StormCat, LLC

    “I have been very pleased with all aspects of Jeff's legal service and advice over the last 10 years. This includes work on a broad variety of commercial issues and consultation ( private lending, purchase negotiations, LLC formation, business strategy, etc.). Jeff's firm is responsive and effici...
  • Language Over Internet

    LOI English is a family business with big goals that does business internationally, offers a fairly new type of online service, and has had to build proprietary software with help from global contractors. Jeff always brings knowledge and calm that helps us navigate the complex, unusual, and somet...

    I have had several years with Jeff Heutmaker as our attorney and have been pleased with his significant experience and his quick responses. He covers Finance, Directors, Shareholders, Acquisitions and Purchases very well. We intend to be his client for the nextseveral years.”

    " My name is Kory McGavin and I have been in business in the Flathead Valley for over 25 years. I have been involved with countless real estate and business transactions involving dozens of attorneys over the years. The last few years we have had the pleasure to have Jeff represent our growing M...

    “As a member of FAF/FAF2, and oft the leader of a due diligence team investigating the potential of investing in a startup company, I have worked with Jeff on perhaps 6-8 projects.  In each case, I have found Jeff to be knowledgeable, professional, most efficient, and always on time.  His analyse...

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I'm looking forward to meeting you and learning about your business and your vision.
Jeff Heutmaker, Attorney