Fourteen Ray Quinney & Nebeker attorneys received significant rankings in the 2012 Chambers USA Guide. The firm is ranked as Band 1 (a top leader) in the areas of Labor & Employment and General Commercial Litigation. Notably, the Intellectual Property practice group’s ranking and the ranking for Robert O. Rice in Labor & Employment both increased from Band 3 to Band 2.
The firm’s Corporate/M&A (Band 3) and Real Estate (Band 2) practice groups also received high honors by the internationally-recognized publication. The rankings will be published in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA, a popular guide to the nation’s top legal professionals. RQ&N attorneys have been included in the Chambers USA guide every year since the first edition in 2003.
14 attorneys at the firm received notable rankings, including:
Ranked 1 for Scott A. Hagen in Labor & Employment: ERISA
Ranked 1 for Janet Hugie Smith in Labor & Employment
Ranked 1 for Justin T. Toth in Litigation: General Commercial
Ranked 2 for Arthur B. Berger in Intellectual Property
Ranked 2 for Mark M. Bettilyon in Intellectual Property
Ranked 2 for Scott A. Hagen in Labor & Employment
Ranked 2 for Larry G. Moore in Real Estate
Ranked 2 for Robert O. Rice in Labor & Employment
Ranked 2 for Ira B. Rubinfeld in Real Estate
Ranked 3 for John A. Adams in Litigation: General Commercial
Ranked 3 for E. Blaine Rawson in Energy & Natural Resources
Ranked 3 for Rick L. Rose in Litigation: General Commercial
Ranked 3 for Greggory T. Savage in Litigation: General Commercial
Ranked 3 for Samuel C. Straight in Intellectual Property
Ranked 3 for Rick R. Thaler in Labor & Employment
The Chambers & Partners research team, based out of the UK, spent a year surveying clients and lawyers across the country to obtain a consistent market view of which firms and lawyers are considered leaders in their field. More than 10,000 interviews were conducted nationwide. Rankings in the directory are assessed on specific criteria, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, commitment and dedication. This publisher of legal profession guides annually ranks firms and attorneys across the world.