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Fifteen Lane Powell Attorneys Named ‘Oregon Super Lawyers’ and Five Named as ‘Oregon Rising Stars’

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Fifteen Lane Powell attorneys have been named 2014 “Oregon Super Lawyers,” and another five attorneys have been named as “Oregon Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine.

The “Oregon Super Lawyers” and their practice areas are:

  • Appellate:  Thomas W. Sondag
  • Business Litigation:  Charles F. Hudson
  • Business Litigation and Employment Litigation:  Susan K. Eggum
  • Criminal Defense  White Collar:  Robert R. Calo
  • Employee Benefits  ERISA:  Lorne O. Dauenhauer
  • Employment Litigation  Defense:  David G. Hosenpud
  • Intellectual Property Litigation:  Craig D. Bachman, Kenneth R. Davis II
  • Labor and Employment:  Paul M. Ostroff
  • Mergers & Acquisitions:  A. Jeffery Bird
  • Real Estate:  Bryan E. Powell, Michael R. Silvey
  • Securities and Corporate Finance:  Jeffrey C. Wolfstone
  • Tax:  John H. Gadon, Neil D. Kimmelfield

The “Oregon Rising Stars” and their practices are:

  • Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights:  Brian T. Kiolbasa
  • Business Litigation:  Peter D. Hawkes, Matthew S. Kirkpatrick, Darin M. Sands
  • Intellectual Property:  Parna A. Mehrbani

Thomson Reuters performs the polling, research and selection for Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in a process designed to identify lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers magazine is a comprehensive and diverse guide to outstanding attorneys, representing a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations. The list represents a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations.

The Super Lawyers selection procedure includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only five percent of Washington attorneys are given this honor. For Rising Stars, only attorneys age 40 and under, or who have been practicing 10 years or less, can be named. Rising Stars are selected based on peer nominations and independent research, and only 2.5 percent of eligible attorneys make the cut every year.