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11.2.2015

U.S. News and Best Lawyers Ranks Lane Powell Among the Nation’s Top Law Firms for 2016

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BLF 2014_Silver_GeneralLane Powell was recognized as one of the nation’s “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in its 2016 “Best Law Firms” survey.  The Firm was ranked in more than 15 practice areas nationally and nearly 50 practice areas in Alaska, Portland and Seattle.

The Firm received national rankings in the following practice areas:  Banking and Finance; Banking and Finance Litigation; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization; Bankruptcy Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Construction; Corporate; Employment (Management); ERISA Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Labor (Management); Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action Defense; Mergers and Acquisitions; Patent Litigation; Real Estate; and Tax.

The Firm received metropolitan first-tier rankings in the following practice areas:  Antitrust Litigation; Appellate; Banking and Finance; Banking and Finance Litigation; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization; Bankruptcy Litigation; Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Commercial Litigation; Construction; Construction Litigation; Corporate; Employment (Management), Eminent Domain and Condemnation; ERISA Litigation; Insurance; Intellectual Property Litigation; Mass Torts Litigation / Class Action Defense; Mergers and Acquisitions; Real Estate; Securities Litigation; Tax; Tax Litigation; and Trusts and Estates.

The rankings are based on an evaluation process that involves collecting client and attorney evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms.  Respondents were asked to rate firms based on expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility and whether they would refer another client to the firm.  All of the feedback is combined to create an overall score for each firm.