Ms. Maragakis is a shareholder and director and practices in Ray Quinney & Nebeker’s litigation section. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. She has tried a significant number of cases, and has experience managing complex disputes through trial. Ms. Maragakis has represented numerous companies in connection with contract and business disputes, including class actions. Ms. Maragakis has also represented a number of health care entities, including nursing homes and hospitals, in both litigation, HIPAA analysis, and medical staffing issues. Ms. Maragakis serves as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Ms. Maragakis is also Chair of the Firm’s Cybersecurity and Privacy practice group. Ms. Maragakis has obtained her designation as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US), a certification offered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She assists clients in all aspects of legal compliance with data security laws, including helping companies minimize their risks by preparing Information Security Policies, including Data Breach Response Plans and Employee Data Security Policies. In the event of a breach, she assists with managing a company’s compliance with breach notification laws. She has given presentations to various groups on the issue of data security across the State of Utah, and has written extensively on the subject.
Ms. Maragakis has been selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 in Commercial Litigation and has also been selected by her peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite,” as published in Utah Business Magazine (2005-2007, 2009-2015, 2017-2020). She was selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2007, 2012-2020) in the category of Business Litigation. She was also selected by Best Lawyers Business Edition Women in the Law in 2016 for Commercial Litigation. Ms. Maragakis was also selected as one of the Top 50 Women in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2020). Ms. Maragakis maintains an AV Preeminent (4.6) rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics.
REPRESENTATIVE REPORTED CASES
University of Utah, J.D., 1997
University of Utah, B.S., Honors Degree of Bachelor of Science, Political Science, 1994
University of Utah, Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration, 1994
Admitted to Practice -
Utah District Courts
United States District Court for the District of Utah
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
United States Supreme Court