New Employer Guidelines for Workplace Vaccinations

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By D. Zachary Wiseman On May 28, 2021 the EEOC issued new guidance for workplace vaccinations. Despite widespread access to COVID-19 vaccines, the seven-day average for COVID-19 vaccinations has dropped from a high of almost 3.4 million to about 1 million as of June 7. The dropping rates of vaccination have placed in serious jeopardy… Read more »

RQN Ranked as Leading Firm in 2021 Chambers USA Guide

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Top Ranked Chambers USA 2021

Ray Quinney & Nebeker is ranked as a top law firm in the 2020 Chambers USA Guide. Chambers USA ranks firms and individual lawyers based on research that includes in-depth interviews with clients and peers. The Firm received Chambers highest rankings once again in Labor & Employment (Band 1) and Litigation: General Commercial (Band 1).The… Read more »

RQN Clients’ Report Leads to $20 Million Settlement with the Federal Trade Commission

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As previously reported, Mark Pugsley’s clients blew the whistle on Vivint Smart Home (Vivint) leading to a $3.2 million settlement with the Department of Justice. Now the FTC has announced that Vivint agreed to a separate $20 million settlement to resolve allegations that its door-to-door sales representatives firm misused credit information to help customers obtain… Read more »

Rick Rose, Kristy Larsen & Carol Funk Obtain Victory Before the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

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Last week, RQN product liability attorneys Rick Rose and Kristy Larsen along with RQN appellate attorney Carol Funk and Co-Counsel from Husch Blackwell LLP successfully defended their client, Raymond Corp. before the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals regarding a product liability suit over a forklift injury. The plaintiff injured his leg, which led to… Read more »

Mark Pugsley Obtains Maximum Award for Whistleblower Clients

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Ray Quinney & Nebeker shareholder Mark Pugsley has successfully obtained a significant whistleblower award on behalf of two of his clients. This award is the result of the successful civil and criminal prosecution of Thomas Andrews and Scott Christensen. Recently his clients were approved by the SEC to receive 30% of the $9,384,253 in ordered… Read more »

Continuing Legal Education Webinar: Reopening After COVID

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On Thursday May 6, 2021 from 12 – 1 PM, Ray Quinney & Nebeker’s Women Lawyers Group will be hosting a Continuing Legal Education Webinar on reopening businesses after COVID. RQN Panel Presenters: Attorneys Liesel Stevens, Zachary Wiseman and Skye Lazaro. Webinar moderated by Beth Ranschau Topics: Should Employers Mandate a COVID-19 Vaccine For Their… Read more »

Mark Pugsley Obtains Significant Client Reward in Whistleblower Case

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Ray Quinney & Nebeker attorney Mark Pugsley recently represented the Declarant in a whistleblower case filed with the US Department of Justice against Vivint Smart Home Inc. (Vivint) under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA). On January 6, 2021 the Justice Department announced that Vivint had agreed to pay the… Read more »

Ray Quinney & Nebeker Serves as Founding Sponsor to Utah Center for Legal Inclusion

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The Utah Center for Legal Inclusion (UCLI), founded in 2018, provides Utah’s legal employers, businesses, and other organizations tools to tackle hiring, retention, advancement and inclusion challenges for women and other minority attorneys. UCLI launched its Certification Program in 2020. UCLI’s Certification Program helps firms hold themselves accountable to the needs of minority lawyers and… Read more »