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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 a “real presence in the market, a long-time presence, and they have some very capable attorneys,” explains an interviewee, adding: “It’s one of the most established practices in the state.”

This “very talented” team advises business owners, entrepreneurs and other wealthy clients on complex tax and estate planning matters and is praised for “doing excellent and timely work.”

Notable Practitioners

Angela Atkin is a “very capable and very qualified attorney,” according to a fellow estate planner. Ms. Atkin has expertise in tax planning and returns, estate planning and probate and trust administration. She previously practiced as a CPA.

Jay Curtis focuses on the full range of estate planning and administration matters, and is well known among commentators for his expertise. “I know him well and think very highly of his abilities,” says an interviewee. A fellow attorney describes him as “a trusted adviser,” and adds: “He sits down with people and is not limited to the technical stuff, but sees the bigger picture in how he can help them accomplish their goals and dreams. He is a top guy around, good with people and technically. He is a careful and thoughtful planner and really gifted in his interpersonal skills.”

Gary Longmore focuses on tax and estate planning, including probate and estate administration. He also advises wealthy clients on closely held business matters and assists with entity formation and structuring. Mr. Longmore is chair of the Firm’s Tax, Trusts and Estate Planning Section.

John Madsen advises clients on estate, business and retirement planning, and also assists with probate and trust administration. A source describes him as a “very capable attorney,” and another commentator says that he is “really good about communicating the pros and cons and understanding the merits of someone’s position and what they are trying to get done.”