Founded in Portland, Oregon in 1982, Ball Janik LLP has earned a reputation for industry leadership in real estate and land use law, bankruptcy and creditor rights, labor and employment law, commercial litigation and government affairs. Our attorneys in Portland have helped clients reshape the landscape of the city and the region. Our Bend, Oregon office provides counsel to Central Oregon clients in real estate, land use, business, employment, litigation, and banking law. In Washington, D.C., our government affairs professionals advocate for clients in the West and around the country, specializing in congressional and administrative lobbying for a wide variety of private and public sector interests. Our Seattle office specializes in serving government contractors and represents clients around the U.S. and the world. We serve large and small businesses, state, municipal and local governments, associations and coalitions, schools and universities, and individuals. With more than 55 attorneys and government affairs specialists, Ball Janik takes a team approach to client representation. We leverage our combined professional skills to solve problems and achieve results for clients.