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41 Lane Powell Attorneys Named in ‘Best Lawyers in America’ 2011

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Forty-one lawyers from Lane Powell were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011.

The Portland lawyers and their practice areas are:

  • Craig D. Bachman, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property
  • Robert R. Calo, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Lorne Dauenhauer, Employee Benefits
  • John H. Gadon, Tax
  • Lewis M. Horowitz, Tax
  • David G. Hosenpud, Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation
  • Charles F. Hudson, Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Neil Kimmelfield, Tax
  • Jeffrey W. Knapp, Employee Benefits
  • Robert E. Maloney, Jr., Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Paul Ostroff, Labor and Employment
  • Milo P. Petranovich, Antitrust, Commercial Litigation
  • Bryan E. Powell, Real Estate
  • Thomas W. Sondag, Appellate
  • John C. Stevason, Labor and Employment
  • Steven B. Ungar, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Karen M. Williams, Project Finance
  • Jeffrey C. Wolfstone, Corporate

The Seattle Lawyers and their practice areas are:

  • Glenn J. Amster, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate
  • Stanton Phillip Beck, Construction
  • Brian G. Bodine, Intellectual Property
  • Barbara J. Duffy, Long Term Care and Seniors Housing (aka Elder Law)
  • Michael D. Dwyer, Corporate
  • Charles R. Ekberg, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights
  • Rudy A. Englund, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation
  • Ronald J. Friedman, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • D. Wayne Gittinger, Corporate
  • Thomas F. Grohman, Corporate
  • Ada Ko, Tax
  • Bruce W. Leaverton, Banking, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights
  • James Markham Marshall, Labor and Employment
  • Gail E. Mautner, Labor and Employment
  • Michael E. Morgan, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Jane Rakay Nelson, Real Estate
  • D. Michael Reilly, Employee Benefits, Labor and Employment
  • Charles W. Riley, Jr., Trusts and Estates
  • Joan E. Robinson, Banking
  • Filmore E. Rose, Tax, Trusts and Estate
  • Gary P. Tober, International Trade and Finance, Tax
  • Steven B. Winters, Intellectual Property

Special recognition goes to Charles Ekberg, Mike Morgan and Wayne Gittinger, who have been listed for 20 or more years; and to James Markham Marshall and Fil Rose, who have been listed for 10 or more years.  New additions this year include: Bob Calo, Lorne Dauenhauer, Ron Friedman, Chip Hudson, Ada Ko, Paul Ostroff, John Stevason and Jeff Wolfstone.

The current edition of Best Lawyers (2011) is based on 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 a rigorous national survey involving more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers, 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.”