Posted by & filed under News.

RQ&N is pleased to announce that two attorneys have been elected Shareholders of the Firm.

Eric G. Benson’s practice focuses primarily on white collar criminal defense and civil litigation.  A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Benson handles nearly every type of federal criminal case and investigation, including government regulatory investigations and enforcement actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Division, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Utah Division of Securities, Utah Division of Consumer Protection and others.  Mr. Benson has been included in Mountain States Super Lawyers in the category of Criminal Defense: White Collar and as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” in the category of Criminal Law – White Collar.  He is also a regular guest commentator on The Big Show with Spence Checketts and Gordon Monson (1280 The Zone), providing legal analysis on sports industry related matters.

James A. Sorenson is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights and Litigation sections.  His practice is concentrated in creditor’s rights and commercial and bankruptcy litigation and includes commercial and trustee representation in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.  In addition, Mr. Sorenson also represents multiple parties in general commercial litigation, including real property disputes, business disputes, and disputes arising in probate court.  He has been voted by his peers as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” in the category of Up and Coming (as published in Utah Business Magazine).   Mr. Sorenson currently serves as President of the University of Utah Alumni Association, Young Alumni Board of Directors and is the Chair of the Law School Relations Committee of the Utah Minority Bar Association.