Lane Powell is proud to announce that 39 of its attorneys and 9 practice teams have been recognized in the 2022 edition of Chambers® USA: America’s Leading Lawyers and Firms. During the research process, Chambers & Partners received feedback on the firm, including the following:
The Commercial Litigation Team is recognized for its “high-quality work product,” as well as its “track record for resolving disputes quickly.” Noted experience areas include arbitrations, mediations, early case assessments, TROs, jury and bench trials, and appellate litigation. Leading individuals named in this category include: Mike Baylous, Ken Davis, John Devlin, Barb Duffy, Pilar French, and Brewster Jamieson.
The Construction Team is noted for its “full range of construction-related services,” as well as for producing “swift, pragmatic and cost-effective solutions for clients to remove barriers and keep projects on time and budget.” Leading individuals named in this category include: Stan Beck and Jennifer Beyerlein.
The Corporate, Securities, and M&A Team is noted for “helping launch and secure financing for innovative startups, advising middle-market companies on tax and regulatory matters, and guiding privately-held as well as publicly-traded companies through complex financial, securities and strategic transactions.” One source shared, “They reach successful resolutions in complicated matters." Another source noted, “Their attorneys are thoughtful and outline the risk thresholds well." Leading individuals named in this category include: Paige Davis, Pat Franke, Kenny Haglund, Mike Morgan, Michael Parise, Lisa Poplawski, and Jeff Wolfstone.
The Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Team is recommended for “providing services in bankruptcy, receivership, out of court restructurings, and related financial services litigation to parties in the Northwest and nationally.” The team is also recognized for its “extensive experience representing financial institutions, creditors’ committees, receivers, trustees, purchasers, and borrowers in bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters.” One client shared, “They are very responsive and client service-oriented." Leading individuals named in this category include: Will Brunnquell, David Criswell, Chuck Ekberg, Greg Fox, and Jimmy Zack.
The Finance & Banking Team is recommended for “an extensive range of loan facilities, including general working capital and term credit facilities, commercial loans, acquisition financing, note purchase transactions, loan participations, credit and facility reviews, asset and stock acquisition financing, debtor-in-possession financing, equipment leasing, floor plan financing, portfolio finance, tax credit financing and real estate secured transactions.” Leading individuals named in this category include: Barry Abbott and Stephanie Stephens.
The Immigration Team is noted for its “representation of national and international corporations and individual clients in business immigration matters.” This includes advising on “compliance and consular-related issues,” and offering “expertise concerning both immigrant and nonimmigrant visas.” One source notes, “It's extremely service-oriented." Leading individuals named in this category include: Chris Motta-Wurst, Dustin O’Quinn, and Jessica Yu.
The Labor, Employment & Benefits Team is recognized for “handling a wide range of issues including collective bargaining agreements, unfair labor practice claims, wage and hour disputes and employee handbook design. They also have significant experience representing clients in discrimination cases at trial and before the EEOC and other agencies. Other areas of strength include class action suits, employee benefits law and OSHA matters, with deep sector knowledge of the retail, healthcare and banking industries, among others.” One client shared, “The team offers responsive support and they are always prepared with important information.” Another stated, “They have a deep bench and a wide range of expertise." Leading individuals named in this category include: Katheryn Bradley, David Hosenpud, Beth Joffe, Mike Reilly, and Priya Vivian.
The Real Estate Team is noted for its “extensive experience in commercial real estate lending, capital investing, loan structuring and restructuring, bankruptcy, property valuation and taxation, environmental and land-use matters.” A client stated, “They have strong resources and experience." Leading individuals named in this category include: Jeremy Bader, Garrett Crawshaw, Michael Parise, Bryan Powell, and Michael Silvey.
The Senior Living and Long Term Care Team is well regarded as a “regionally and nationally recognized practice devoted to the representation of seniors housing and long term care clients for all of their needs: regulatory, compliance, risk management, transactional, employment, IP, litigation, tax, and real estate.” Leading individuals named in this category include: Barb Duffy and Carin Marney.
Chambers® also recognized the following additional attorneys as Ranked Individuals: Barry Abbott (Cannabis), Kara Backus (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation), Ken Davis (Intellectual Property), Scott Edwards (Tax), Lewis Horowitz (Cannabis), Randi Nathanson (Healthcare), and Michael Nesteroff (Environment).
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