The Firm

The Firm

Our Commitment to Client Service

Lane Powell is committed to providing superior service to our clients. We approach client relationships with a one-team mindset in order to provide trusted legal counsel. As testimony of our dedication to our clients, Fortune 500 companies including Home Depot, Tesoro, Wells Fargo and Nordstrom have named Lane Powell as one of the prestigious “Go-To Law Firms of Top U.S. Companies®” in a national reference guide by Corporate Counsel magazine titled “In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies.”

Set Objectives

We develop long-term relationships with all clients based on their personal goals in order to assist them in achieving those goals.

Anticipate and Meet Clients’ Needs

Our depth of experience allows Lane Powell to provide the best service possible, satisfying the specific and unique needs of each individual client. Lane Powell understands clients’ needs and business, and provides informed, proactive communication.

Open Communication

At Lane Powell, we understand that effective communication with the client and coordinating counsel is imperative in order for us to evaluate the effectiveness of our service and for maintaining cost-effective and seamless representation. Lane Powell is committed to being immediately responsive to our clients.

Monitor Costs

Lane Powell understands the importance of monitoring the costs associated with any case. It is our policy that all timekeepers record billable and non-billable time on a daily basis. We find that pre-planning, along with early case analysis and strategic planning, are key.

Recognized Expertise

Thanks to our client service philosophy, our clients recognize Lane Powell’s quality service. Those surveyed and interviewed by the prestigious legal rankings guide Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business spoke highly and with great conviction of the counsel they received from Lane Powell with respect to the following practice areas:


“Some of the best litigators in this legal practice.”

“A strong group, which lives up to its enviable reputation.”

“Some of the brightest lawyers around — top-quality work.”


“Lane Powell provided all the guidance on the acquisition and did an excellent job handling all of the complex problems associated with the transaction.”

“Confident and experienced deal-making, simply focuses on getting the deal done rather than being overly legalistic.”

“They take the time to really get to know our business.”


“Excels at corporate work and offers knowledge, experience and the willingness to tackle thorny issues with equanimity and alacrity.”

“A strong team that hires and retains talented attorneys.”

Intellectual Property:

“Good at tailoring their work to my needs.”

Labor and Employment:

“A broad base of highly qualified attorneys.”

“I have been very pleased with the firm’s attorneys. They are very astute and make prudent recommendations.”

“Great litigation know-how, which puts this group on the map.”


“Vigorous practice and is kept busy on the back of its status as a reliable group of individuals, and they communicate well and keep us informed about what is happening and seek our input at appropriate times.”

“We got nothing but the highest quality work from them — New York City-standard work at Portland prices.”

“A model of client service, and excels at communication.”

Real Estate:

“This group gets better year on year.”