RQN Receives Highest Ranking in Chambers USA High Net Worth 2020 Guide

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8/14/2020 Ray Quinney & Nebeker’s Estate and Trust Planning Practice Group was recently ranked as one of the top Private Wealth Law Practice Groups in Utah by Chambers USA High Net Worth 2020 Guide. RQN is the only Utah law firm ranked Band 1 in private wealth law by Chambers USA. Ray Quinney & Nebeker is a “real… Read more »

Salt Lake County Expands Eligibility for Small Business Impact Grants

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By Aaron Hinton & Jessica Ramirez On July 28th, Salt Lake County announced an expansion to eligibility criteria for the Small Business Impact Grants (SBIG). The SBIG program will now allow small businesses of all industries impacted by COVID-19 to apply for grants between $500 and $35,000. To be eligible, your business must have received… Read more »

Avoiding Liability for Property Contamination Through “All Appropriate Inquiry”

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By Steve Jones7/21/2020 One of the primary factors affecting the purchase or financing of real property is the environmental condition of the property.  This is because CERCLA – the federal Superfund statute – does not limit liability for cleanup costs solely to parties causing the pollution.  Instead, CERCLA imposes “joint and several liability” on both… Read more »

Fast-Track Patent Appeals for the Speedy

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By: Thomas Lingard7/20/2020 Earlier this month, the USPTO announced the new Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program. Under this program, for a small fee, an ex parte appeal may be advanced out of turn. The stated target of the USPTO is to issue a decision within six months from the date the petition is granted. The goals… Read more »

Attorney Michael Thomson Joins Ray Quinney & Nebeker

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Ray Quinney & Nebeker recently welcomed shareholder Michael F. Thomson to the Firm. Mr. Thomson joins RQN with extensive experience handling complex bankruptcy, receivership and workout proceedings and helping creditors protect their interests in bankruptcy cases. He serves as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee for the District of Utah and is licensed to practice in… Read more »

Attorney Garrett Messerly Joins Ray Quinney & Nebeker

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Ray Quinney & Nebeker recently welcomed Garrett Messerly as an associate attorney practicing in the Firm’s Litigation, Employment, and White Collar Criminal Sections.  Garrett received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the J. Reuben Clark Law School in 2015, where he was Managing Editor and Associate Editor of the BYU Law Review, president of the… Read more »

Jamie Sorenson Joins University of Utah Alumni Association Board of Governors

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RQN shareholder James A. Sorenson has been selected to serve on the University of Utah Alumni Association Board of Governors. The Board consists of members who volunteer their time to serve a three-year term and oversee the programs and activities of the Alumni Association. Jamie received his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Utah in… Read more »

RQN’s Skye Lazaro Discusses High-Profile Criminal Case with KUTV News

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RQN attorney Skye Lazaro offers a unique perspective on issues involving the MacKenzie Lueck case, as well as thoughtful insight about the challenges of defending high-profile and often controversial cases.  Ms. Lazaro, a member of RQN’s White Collar & Criminal Defense Section, is a former Salt Lake Public Defender and has defended some of Utah’s… Read more »

RQN Attorneys Ranked in IAM Patent 1000 – 2020 Edition

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6/15/2020 Ray Quinney & Nebeker attorneys Sam Straight and Paul Taylor were recognized as two of the top IP Professionals in the world in Intellectual Asset Magazine’s Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020 edition. The publication also highlights the IP litigation and patent prosecution group’s ability to provide full-service legal expertise from the… Read more »

Thirty-Six RQN Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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6/12/2020 Ray Quinney & Nebeker is pleased to announce that thirty-six attorneys have been selected as 2020 Mountain States Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Only the top five percent of attorneys in each state are honored as Super Lawyers in this annual list, and Rising Star selection is limited to just 2.5 percent of eligible… Read more »