Ray Quinney & Nebeker is pleased to announce that Thomas M. Hardman, Jeffrey S. Rasmussen, and Jascha K. Clark have been elected Shareholders of the Firm.
Thomas M. Hardman is a member of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Section. As a registered patent attorney and electrical engineer, his practice emphasizes domestic and international patent procurement for a variety of technologies, including cloud computing, network management, machine learning, computer vision, data mining and analysis, database optimization, barcode reading, and wireless communications. Mr. Hardman’s expertise includes drafting utility patent applications, responding to Office actions, conducting examiner interviews, and handling appeals to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He also has considerable experience with the drafting of opinions regarding patent validity, infringement, and unenforceability.
Mr. Hardman received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2001 and his Honors B.S., cum laude, in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah in 1998.
Jeffrey S. Rasmussen is a member of the Firm’s Real Estate Section. A seasoned real estate lawyer, he has dedicated his practice to helping clients navigate development of residential, commercial and resort properties, leasing, acquisitions and dispositions of real property, entitlements, zoning and land use issues. Mr. Rasmussen assists borrowers in the financing of office, retail, mixed-use and multi-family developments. In conjunction with his real estate practice, he handles business formation and planning, joint ventures, and other general corporate matters.
Mr. Rasmussen received his J.D. from University of Southern California Law School in 2011, and his B.A. in Economics from Brigham Young University in 2007.
Jascha K. Clark is a member of the Firm’s Employment and Labor Law and Litigation Sections. Mr. Clark has extensive litigation experience and advises large and small companies on a wide range of business and employment issues, including hiring, managing, and terminating employees in compliance with federal, state, and local laws. He defends clients against claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and retaliation; advises on drafting and enforcing employment agreements and employment-related policies, including policies regarding the use of cannabis; and helps provide solutions to various labor relations matters, including collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, and unfair labor practice charges.
Mr. Clark received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2013, his M.B.A from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business in 2013, and an Honors B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah in 2009.