Lane Powell Welcomes 19 New Attorneys and 18 Staff
On January 1, 2011, Lane Powell welcomed 19 new attorneys and 18 support staff into its Portland office. The new attorneys’ experience and expertise expands Lane Powell’s existing Practice and Industry Groups, especially in the areas of aviation, banking, commercial litigation, cooperatives, corporate finance, healthcare, labor and employment, long term care and seniors housing, securities and specialized real estate. Seventeen of the new attorneys and the 18 support staff joining the Firm are from Roberts Kaplan LLP. In addition to those joining Lane Powell from Roberts Kaplan, the other two attorneys joining are Christine Thelen and Jason Smith. Thelen came from Philadelphia’s Flaster Greenburg PC and joins Lane Powell’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Smith joins the Firm’s Long Term Care and Seniors Housing Client Service Team and formerly served as General Counsel at Evergreen Healthcare in Washington.