Peggy Hunt joined RQ&N’s bankruptcy section in 2005 after completing a judicial clerkship with the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit. Ms. Hunt has practiced bankruptcy and reorganization law as an associate in the Salt Lake City office of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, and also completed judicial clerkships early in her career for the Honorable Glen E. Clark, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah and for Justice Robert J. Callahan of the Connecticut Supreme Court. She has written and lectured extensively on issues related to bankruptcy and appellate law, and currently contributes to Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide and as a Bankruptcy Expert for LexisNexis. She has served as Chair of the Delivery of Legal Services and Bankruptcy Sections of the Utah State Bar, and on the Board of Trustees of the Utah Bankruptcy Lawyers’ Forum. She was named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Utah State Bar in 1996. Ms. Hunt currently serves as Treasurer of the Mountain/Desert Network of the Int’l Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation and on the Board of the Women Lawyers of Utah, as well as in leadership roles in several community organizations. Ms. Hunt received a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1988 and a B.A. in 1985 from Washington & Jefferson College. Her practice focuses on bankruptcy, reorganization, debtor/creditor matters and receiverships, as well as on appellate matters.
Kristine M. Larsen practices in the Firm’s litigation section and primarily defends product liability and other personal injury cases on behalf of several insurance companies, transportation and other corporate clients. Ms. Larsen has defended the manufacturers of a wide variety of products with a particular emphasis on prescription drugs and medical devices. Ms. Larsen’s practice also includes commercial litigation matters involving real estate transactions, construction disputes, and contract disputes. Ms. Larsen received a J.D. from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 2001 and a B.S. in Marketing in 1989 from the University of Utah.
Christopher N. Nelson‘s practice focuses on nonprofit and for-profit corporate and tax issues in connection with a variety of business and charitable transactions. His practice places particular emphasis on nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, including the formation and operation of 501(c)(3) public charities (including 509(a) supporting organizations) and private foundations, 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations, 501(c)(6) business leagues and other 501(c) organizations, as well as taxable nonprofit organizations. Mr. Nelson assists nonprofit organizations in obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status and advises organizations and their boards in connection with ongoing IRS and state law compliance issues, including compliance with Utah’s Charitable Solicitation Act. Mr. Nelson works with the IRS to resolve tax-exempt organization issues and controversies. Mr. Nelson is currently the Chair-Elect of the Nonprofit Section of the Utah Bar and is active in the charitable community. Mr. Nelson received a J.D. from the University of Virginia in 2001 and B.A.s in both Economics and German from the University of Utah in 1997.
Gregory S. Roberts practices in the Firm’s litigation section, handling a wide range of litigation matters for the Firm’s corporate and individual clients. His practice involves commercial and tort litigation with a particular emphasis on toxic tort/hazardous substances litigation. Mr. Roberts has defended both product manufacturers and premises owners in numerous asbestos and welding fume cases. Mr. Roberts received a J.D. from Harvard University in 2001 and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington in 1998.
Gregg D. Stephenson‘s practice focuses on estate planning for executives, professionals and high-net worth individuals and families with an emphasis on structuring estate plans and transactions to achieve clients’ goals in a tax efficient manner. He works regularly on resolving estate tax, gift tax, generation-skipping transfer tax and income tax issues. Mr. Stephenson’s tax practice also encompasses tax planning for business transactions. He also provides probate and trust administration services. Mr. Stephenson received a J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 2000 and a B.A. in Psychology from Weber State University in 1997.