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26 Lane Powell Attorneys Named in The Best Lawyers in America 2008

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Twenty-six lawyers from Lane Powell were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2007-2008.

The Portland lawyers and their practice areas include: Craig D. Bachman, Intellectual Property Law; Anne W. Glazer, Intellectual Property Law; Lewis M. Horowitz, Tax Law; David G. Hosenpud, Mass Tort Litigation; Neil D. Kimmelfield, Tax Law; Jeffrey W. Knapp, Employee Benefits Law; Milo P. Petranovich, Antitrust Law and Commercial Litigation; Bryan E. Powell, Real Estate Law; Thomas W. Sondag, Appellate Law; Steven B. Ungar, White-Collar Criminal Defense; Jack Walsh, Employee Benefits Law; and 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 Law and Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law; James Markham Marshall, Labor and Employment Law; Michael E. Morgan, Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Kit G. Narodick, Equipment Finance Law; Charles W. Riley, Jr., Trusts and Estates; Joan E. Robinson, Banking Law; and Gary P. Tober, Tax Law.

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

The current, 14th edition of Best Lawyers (2008), 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.”