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Ray Quinney & Nebeker is ranked as a top leader in the 2014 Chambers USA Guide.  Chambers USA ranks firms and individual lawyers in bands, with Band 1 being the highest, and the rankings are developed based on research that includes thousands of in-depth interviews with clients and peers.  The firm received Band 1 rankings in Labor & Employment and General Commercial Litigation.  The firm’s Intellectual Property practice increased its ranking to Band 2, up from Band 3 in 2013, and the firm’s Real Estate (Band 2) and Corporate/M&A (Band 4) practice groups also received high honors from the internationally-recognized publication.  Additionally, sixteen attorneys received significant individual rankings.  RQ&N attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their field by the Chambers USA guide every year since the first edition in 2003.

The following attorneys received notable rankings:

Ranked Band 1 for James S. Jardine in Litigation: General Commercial
Ranked Band 1 for Janet Hugie Smith in Labor & Employment
Ranked Band 1 for Justin T. Toth in Litigation: General Commercial

Ranked Band 2 for Arthur B. Berger in Intellectual Property
Ranked Band 2 for Mark M. Bettilyon in Intellectual Property
Ranked Band 2 for Scott A. Hagen in Labor & Employment
Ranked Band 2 for Larry G. Moore in Real Estate
Ranked Band 2 for Robert O. Rice in Labor & Employment
Ranked Band 2 for Ira B. Rubinfeld in Real Estate

Ranked Band 3 for E. Blaine Rawson in Energy & Natural Resources
Ranked Band 3 for Greggory J. Savage in Litigation: General Commercial
Ranked Band 3 for Samuel C. Straight in Intellectual Property
Ranked Band 3 for Rick R. Thaler in Labor & Employment
Ranked Band 3 for Robert G. Wing in Litigation: General Commercial

Ranked Band 4 for John A. Adams in Litigation: General Commercial
Ranked Band 4 for Rick L. Rose in Litigation: General Commercial

Additionally, Scott A. Hagen was included in the Spotlight Table in Labor & Employment: ERISA, a top recognition for attorneys in this area of practice.

The Chambers & Partners research team, based out of the UK, surveys clients and lawyers across the country to obtain a consistent market view of which firms and lawyers are considered leaders in their field.  The Chambers USA research team determines rankings based on select criteria including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.  According to Chambers & Partners, the Chambers USA guide is trusted by clients throughout the world when they need to find reliable, capable, and appropriate business lawyers.

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