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On May 6, 2021 The Ray Quinney & Nebeker Women Lawyers Group hosted a Continuing Legal Education Webinar on reopening businesses after COVID. Watch the full webinar recording below. Topics: Liesel B. Stevens – Should Employers Mandate a COVID-19 Vaccine For Their Employees? Zachary Wiseman – New OSHA Guidelines: A Roadmap and a Warning to... Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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There is a new administration in town, and taxpayers can expect significant changes in the tax laws.  With the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package in the rearview mirror and additional spending bills on the road ahead, the Biden Administration is expected, consistent with President Biden’s campaign promises, to raise taxes via the budget reconciliation process. ... Read more »

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Thirty-Four RQN attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion on Utah Business Magazine’s 2021 list of “Utah Legal Elite”. AppellateCarol Funk Banking/FinanceKevin G. GladeMichael D. Mayfield Bankruptcy/WorkoutMichael R. JohnsonDavid H. LeighJames A. Sorenson Civil LitigationJames S. JardineKristine M. LarsenBeth J. RanschauGregory S. RobertsGregg Savage CriminalSkye Lazaro EnvironmentalSteven G. Jones Estate PlanningAngela E. Atkin... Read more »

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Through talent and determination, women lawyers have transformed the Utah State Bar. In 1872, the Utah State Bar had only two women in its ranks. For the next 100 years, only 91 women were admitted to the Bar. But times were changing in Utah. In 1976, 28 women joined the Utah Bar, finally bringing the... Read more »