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Ray Quinney & Nebeker is pleased to announce that three attorneys – Lisa V. Perry, Kelly A. Williams and Joshua B. Cannon – have joined the firm.

Kelly A. Williams, Of Counsel, provides clients with effective counsel and skilled problem solving through her natural resource and public lands law practice that emphasizes exploration, acquisition, regulation, financing, permitting and production of oil, gas and mineral projects. Ms. Williams routinely advises clients with respect to operations, transactions and disputes related to oil and gas properties, including representation and negotiation with local, federal and state government agencies, such as Utah’s Division and Board of Oil, Gas and Mining. She received her J.D. from the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law.

Lisa V. Perry, Of Counsel, provides estate planning services including the drafting of wills, revocable trust agreements, powers of attorney and other ancillary estate planning documents. Ms. Perry also counsels clients on various lifetime estate reduction techniques, including Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships or Limited Liability Companies, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts and Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts. Because of her specific experience with various types of oil and gas interests, Ms. Perry works with clients on developing strategies to consolidate multiple oil and interests into entities, including revocable trusts and limited liability companies, in order to simplify the management and transfer of these interests to future generations. Ms. Perry’s practice also includes mineral title examination covering Federal, State and fee lands located in the Rocky Mountain region and in Texas. Ms. Perry has authored over a hundred mineral title opinions including drilling opinions, acquisition opinions and division order opinions. She received her J.D., with honors, and an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Joshua B. Cannon, Associate, assists clients in a range of transactional matters, including real estate development and finance, mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases and divestitures and corporate formation and governance. Mr. Cannon has significant experience representing clients in the energy and natural resource industries. That representation includes oil and gas title examination and opinions, mineral leasing, mineral rights transactions, title disputes and public lands use. Mr. Cannon received his J.D. from the Washington and Lee School of Law and has an M.S. in Crop Science from Oregon State University.