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Having a criminal record is incredibly common.  1 in 3 Americans, and almost half of all children, have a parent with a criminal record.  In a digital age, criminal records are easy to access and create huge barriers to safe housing, good jobs, and other opportunity. While most states have a legal process to seal... Read more »

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7/27/2021 Ray Quinney & Nebeker’s Estate and Trust Planning Practice Group was recently ranked as one of the top Private Wealth Law Practice Groups in Utah by Chambers USA High Net Worth 2020 Guide. RQN is the only Utah law firm ranked Band 1 in private wealth law by Chambers USA. Ray Quinney & Nebeker is “extremely... Read more »

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By D. Zachary Wiseman & Jessica A. Ramirez It’s an all too common call that Utah lawyers are fielding – a business owner calls about a letter she received from a California lawyer.  The letter claims that the business is illegally discriminating against the lawyer’s visually impaired client because the client is not able to... Read more »

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By D. Zachary Wiseman  On May 28, 2021 the EEOC issued new guidance for workplace vaccinations.  Despite widespread access to COVID-19 vaccines, the seven-day average for COVID-19 vaccinations has dropped from a high of almost 3.4 million to about 1 million as of June 7.  The dropping rates of vaccination have placed in serious jeopardy the... Read more »

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Ray Quinney & Nebeker is ranked as a top law firm in the 2020 Chambers USA Guide. Chambers USA ranks firms and individual lawyers based on research that includes in-depth interviews with clients and peers. The Firm received Chambers highest rankings once again in Labor & Employment (Band 1) and Litigation: General Commercial (Band 1). The Firm’s Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries (Band 3), Intellectual... Read more »

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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 »