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Skye Lazaro

Ray Quinney & Nebeker P.C.
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Skye Lazaro
Ray Quinney & Nebeker P.C.
Salt Lake City,

Skye Lazaro is an experienced corporate and criminal defense attorney. She is Chair of the Firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Cannabis Law Groups. She handles a broad range of criminal cases including domestic violence allegations, sex crimes, drug crimes, property crimes, DUI, white collar crimes, homicide, violent crimes and juvenile defense. Skye has extensive trial experience and has tried over one hundred jury trials throughout her career, including some of the region’s most complex and high-profile criminal matters.

Skye utilizes her corporate and business law experience in assisting “start-up” and growing companies in a wide range of matters including risk management, investment, funding and organizational structure among the many other issues facing new companies. She assists business and health care clients in navigating the complexity of the most current Cannabis laws and also acts as external in-house counsel for select companies and organizations.

Skye occasionally appears as guest co-host on KTalk AM1640 “Talk with Ted – A Show About Nothing” where she discusses a variety of legal concepts and current events.

Skye was included on the list of Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association (2018-2020). She was recognized in 2017 by Attorney at Law Magazine as an Attorney to Watch, and was voted by her peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite”, as published in Utah Business Magazine (2018). Skye was selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2020) as a “Rising Star” in the category of Criminal Defense.

Practice Areas-

COVID-19 Response Team

Cannabis Law

White Collar, Corporate Compliance, and Government Investigations

Women Lawyers Group


University of Montana, Andrew Blewitt III School of Law, J.D., 2008

Affiliations / Memberships-

Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers Association

Past Chair, Utah State Bar Criminal Section

Salt Lake County Bar Association

Utah Minority Bar Association

Women Lawyers of Utah

Professional and Civic Activity-

VOA Volunteer and Advocate, Homeless Youth Resource Center

VOA Volunteer and Advocate, Geraldine E. King Women's Resource Center

2019 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

2018 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

2021 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

2021 Utah Legal Elite

Publications / Presentations-

Author, "PPP Loan Prosecution Is Here to Stay", Legal Update, February 2021 

Author, "Legal Implications of Entering the World of Cannabis and Your Professional License –What You Need to Know," Utah Physician Magazine, Nov/Dec 2020

Related News-

PPP Loan Prosecution Is Here to Stay 

RQN's Skye Lazaro Discusses High-Profile Criminal Case with KUTV News 

Thirty-Six RQN Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers® 

Skye Lazaro Successfully Defends Utah State Quarterback Jordan Love

Admitted to Practice - 

Utah State Bar

Montana State Bar

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

United States District Court, District of Montana

United States District Court, District of Utah

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