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9.19.2008

29 Lane Powell Attorneys Named in The Best Lawyers in America 2009

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bestlawyers1Twenty-nine lawyers from Lane Powell were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2008-2009.

The Portland lawyers and their practice areas include: Craig D. Bachman, Intellectual Property; John H. Gadon, Tax Law; Anne W. Glazer, Intellectual Property Law; Lewis M. Horowitz, Tax Law; David G. Hosenpud, Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation Law; Neil D. Kimmelfield, Tax Law; Jeffrey W. Knapp, Employee Benefits Law; Robert E. Maloney, Jr., Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Milo P. Petranovich, Antitrust Law and Commercial Litigation; Bryan E. Powell, Real Estate Law; Thomas W. Sondag, Appellate Law; Leigh D. Stephenson-Kuhn, Employee Benefits Law; Steven B. Ungar, White-Collar Criminal Defense; Jack Walsh, Employee Benefits Law; Karen M. Williams, Project Finance Law.

The Seattle lawyers and their practice areas include: Glenn J. Amster, Land Use and Zoning, and Real Estate Law; Stanton Phillip Beck, Construction Law; Michael D. Dwyer, Corporate Law; Charles R. Ekberg, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law; D. Wayne Gittinger, Corporate Law; Thomas F. Grohman, Corporate Law; Bruce W. Leaverton, Banking, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law; James Markham Marshall, Labor and Employment Law; Michael E. Morgan, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Kit G. Narodick, Equipment Finance Law; Charles W. Riley, Jr., Trusts and Estates; Joan E. Robinson, Banking Law; Gary P. Tober, International Trade and Finance, and Tax Law; Steven Winters, Intellectual Property Law.

Ekberg, Gittinger and Morgan have been listed for 20 or more years, and Stephenson-Kuhn and Marshall have been listed for 10 or more years.

In addition, Lane Powell has been ranked in the following practice areas: #1 in Oregon in Antitrust Law with 1 attorney; #1 in Oregon in Project Finance Law with 1 attorney; #1 in Oregon in Tax Law with 3 attorneys; #1 in Washington in Construction Law with 1 attorney; #1 in Washington in Equipment Finance Law with 1 attorney; #1 in Washington in International Trade and Finance Law with 1 attorney; #1 in Portland, Ore., in Antitrust Law with 1 attorney; #1 in Portland, Ore., in Project Finance Law with 1 attorney; #1 in Portland, Ore., in Tax Law with 3 attorneys; #1 in Seattle, Wash., in Construction Law with 1 attorney; #1 in Seattle, Wash., in Equipment Finance Law with 1 attorney; and #1 in Seattle, Wash., in International Trade and Finance Law with 1 attorney.

The current, 15th edition of Best Lawyers (2009), is based on more than 1.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which leading attorneys throughout the country cast more than a half million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”