Whitney Hulet Krogue Talks with ABC4 News on Defamation Case and Rights to Free Speech

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9/14/2020 RQN Women Lawyers Group attorney, Whitney Hulet Krogue, talks with ABC4 News about a defamation lawsuit filed against two local bartenders after they criticized their former employers for a racially charged social media post regarding the Black Lives Matter movement. Ms. Krogue asserts that her clients’ social media posts were protected free speech under… Read more »

Six RQN Attorneys Named the Best Lawyers® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Salt Lake City

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8/21/2020 Six RQN attorneys were named the Best Lawyers® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” for Salt Lake City. These attorneys are recognized for excellence in their respective practice areas. Only a single attorney in each practice area and community is honored with the Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” award. The attorneys and the practice… Read more »

Forty-Eight RQN Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

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8/20/2020 Forty-eight RQN attorneys were recognized in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 for excellence in their respective practice areas. RQN’s attorneys and the practice areas for which they are honored are: John A. Adams Commercial Litigation Jeffrey W. Appel Litigation – Environmental Litigation – Land Use and Zoning Law Natural… Read more »

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 »