We are proud to announce that 21 of our attorneys and 12 practice teams have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers® USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. During the research process, Chambers & Partners received comments regarding Lane Powell, including the following:
- "I would give them a 10 out of 10. What I value most is their timeliness, thoroughness and, most importantly, their ability to think outside the box and their ability to keep me informed and engaged throughout the process."
- "The quality I value the most is their partners' combined business knowledge and pragmatism, with their deep knowledge of the law on any particular topic."
- "I find Lane Powell to be one of the most professional and efficient firms I have utilized."
- "They are highly competent in both legal analysis and business fundamentals, and offer excellent value."
- "They are great thoughtful partners who provide a solid legal viewpoint while taking into consideration the culture of our company.”
The Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Team was recognized for their “strong track record in settling cases successfully.” The Team was also recommended for its representation “of financial institutions on loan documentation, restructuring, enforcement and bankruptcy matters” and “in cross-border insolvency matters, notably on behalf of receivers and trustees in workouts and Chapter 15 cases.” Leading individuals named in this area include: Charles R. Ekberg (Washington), Gregory R. Fox (Washington), Bruce W. Leaverton (Washington) and Michael Parise (Alaska).
The Corporate, Securities and M&A Team was “recognized for its in-depth knowledge of corporate finance and governance,” as well as its “excellent reputation for a range of corporate work including securities compliance, financing and M&A matters.” The Team was also recommended for its “strength in corporate and finance matters pertaining to tax-exempt organizations, government agencies and cooperatives.” Leading individuals named in this area include: Brian B. DeFoe (Washington), Michael E. Morgan (Washington), Michael Parise (Alaska) and Jeffrey C. Wolfstone (Oregon).
The Intellectual Property Teams were recognized for their “crucial depth of expertise in key sectors such as technology, life sciences and telecommunications.” The Team was also described as “well-regarded for its experience across an array of IP strategy, litigation and enforcement matters,” and recommended for “representing growing and established businesses in relation to copyright, trademark, patent and trade secret issues.” Leading individuals named in this category include: Brian G. Bodine (Washington).
The Labor, Employment & Benefits Team was noted for being “well regarded for its handling of employment disputes and employee benefits matters.” The Team was also recognized for its “wide range of issues, including collective bargaining and union campaigns,” as well as their “significant experience representing clients in discrimination cases at trial and before the EEOC and other agencies.” Leading individuals named in this category include: Katheryn Bradley (Washington), David G. Hosenpud (Oregon), Peter C. Partnow (Alaska) and D. Michael Reilly (Washington).
The Commercial Litigation Team “excels in the healthcare sector and wins recognition for recently undertaking extensive litigation in mental health benefit cases and disputes concerning health insurance.” The Team was also highlighted “for its expert handling of securities and antitrust litigation” and noted for its “extensive class action experience, robust appellate practice and burgeoning white-collar criminal capabilities.” Additionally, the group was recognized for its proficiency in “product liability, construction and IP disputes” and is “well-regarded for its appellate practice.” Leading individuals named in this category include: Michael B. Baylous (Alaska), Brewster H. Jamieson (Alaska) and Milo Petranovich (Oregon).
The Real Estate Team was recommended for its “strength in a range of matters including urban development, mixed-use development and sports arena development,” as well as “for its experience in the senior housing and assisted living space with a number of leisure and hospitality clients.” Leading individuals named in this category include: Scott Campbell (Washington), Michael Parise (Alaska), Bryan E. Powell (Oregon) and Mike R. Silvey (Oregon).
Other Lane Powell leading individuals recommended in Chambers USA include: Barbara J. Duffy, General: Commercial Litigation (Washington), Michael A. Nesteroff, Environmental (Washington), Dustin J. O’Quinn, Immigration (Washington) and the Immigration Team (Washington) were listed as “Recognized Practitioners.”