John A. Adams - Ray Quinney & Nebeker PC

John A. Adams

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 801-323-3301

Mr. Adams is the Managing Director of Ray Quinney & Nebeker and a member of the Firm’s litigation section. His practice focuses on prosecuting and defending commercial litigation matters, particularly complex business disputes. Mr. Adams has experience in a wide variety of litigation fields including contracts and business torts, bank litigation, healthcare False Claim Act defense, Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement issues, nursing home payment issues, trust and estate litigation, insurance fraud, insurance coverage disputes, construction disputes, distributor terminations, environmental clean-ups, natural resources permits and disputes, surveyor negligence, wire transfer/credit card fraud, and real property/land use planning controversies.   Mr. Adams has significant trial experience, including having tried five jury cases in federal and state courts. He also has argued appeals in both federal and state courts.  

Mr. Adams' legal career has been marked by continual service to and leadership roles in local bars and the Utah State Bar. He has served on the executive committee and as President of the Utah State Bar (2002-2003), the Salt Lake County Bar (1994-1995) and the Young Lawyers Division of Utah State Bar (1985-86).

Mr. Adams is a trained mediator and serves on the mediation panel for the United States District Court for the District of Utah and the American Arbitration Association. He has extensive experience representing clients in mediation and arbitration. He is also on the American Arbitration Association's commercial arbitration panel.   Mr. Adams has been recognized in Chambers USA in General Commercial Litigation, and has been included on the list of The Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation. He maintains an AV Preeminent (5.0) rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics. Mr. Adams has also been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers, in the category of Business Litigation and has been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” in the category of Civil Litigation (as published in Utah Business Magazine).

Brigham Young UniversityBA 1978Brigham Young UniversityJ.D. 1981

Office Location

36 South State Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 45385
Salt Lake City, UT 84145-0385
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Other Information

Gender: Male