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Seven RQN attorneys were named the Best Lawyers® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Salt Lake City. These attorneys are recognized for excellence in their respective practice areas. Only a single attorney in each practice area and community is honored with the Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” award. RQN’s attorneys and the practice areas... Read more »

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Forty-eight Ray Quinney & Nebeker attorneys were recognized in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 for excellence in their respective practice areas. RQN’s attorneys and the practice areas for which they are honored are: John A. Adams Commercial Litigation Jeffrey W. Appel Litigation – Environmental Litigation – Land Use and Zoning... Read more »

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RQN attorney Brit Merrill published an article highlighting the unique history of Utah’s women lawyers for the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations (NCWBA).  The NCWBA’s commemorative publication Raising the Bar:  America Celebrates 150 Years of Women Lawyers celebrates the 150th anniversary since the first woman, Arabella Mansfield, was admitted to the Iowa State Bar... Read more »

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RQN lawyers Mark Pugsley and Aaron Hinton, together with their co-counsel Kevin Simon of Strachan Strachan & Simon, P.C, won a significant victory after a 5-day trial in Utah State Court.  In a detailed opinion issued last week Judge Matthew Bates awarded their clients compensatory damages in excess of $3 million, $2 million in punitive... Read more »

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Ray Quinney & Nebeker is pleased to welcome attorney Skye Lazaro to the Firm. Ms. Lazaro is a highly experienced criminal defense attorney and joins the Firm’s White Collar, Corporate Compliance & Government Investigations Section. Her practice is focused on handling a broad range of criminal defense cases and assisting “start-up” and growing companies in a... Read more »

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By S. Brandon Owen Legal Foundations of Trademark Registration The process of obtaining a trademark is governed by U.S. law and allows individuals or companies to register phrases, words, and symbols as trademarks. Anything that distinguishes a company’s assets from those of another company qualifies as a trademark and, if it meets the necessary criteria,... Read more »

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RQN attorneys Matthew Evans and Matthew Cannon recently obtained a favorable outcome before the Utah Supreme Court in Biesele v. Mattena.  This trust and estates case was tried before a jury in 2017.  RQN prevailed at trial.  The jury awarded all damages requested as well as punitive damages.  The Court awarded significant attorneys’ fees after... Read more »

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The Utah State Bar has named Paul C. Burke, the Firm’s general counsel, as the 2019 Lawyer of the Year.  Upon news of this honor, the Firm’s Managing Partner, Arthur B. Berger said, “Paul is deserving of this significant award in every respect.  We are proud to call him our colleague and partner.”  Mr. Burke... Read more »

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The Utah Minority Bar Association is pleased to announce that this year’s “Juneteenth Fundraiser raised $44,444.00 for the Utah Center For Legal Inclusion (UCLI)”! The Juneteenth Fundraiser was held at Ray Quinney & Nebeker and raised funds to support the Utah Center for Legal Inclusion.  Many Salt Lake City law firms joined in the friendly... Read more »

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Ray Quinney & Nebeker is pleased to welcome attorney Sally B. McMinimee to the Firm.  Sally is a well-known and widely respected practitioner who joins RQN from Prince Yeates & Geldzahler. Sally’s practice focuses on all areas of family law and involves representing individuals in divorce with a focus on large marital estates and complex... Read more »