Press Releases

Tom "Mike" Anderson, shareholder at Geffen Mesher, passes away

Geffen Mesher is saddened to announce the passing of long-time shareholder, Tom “Mike” Anderson, who died on July 10, 2014, from liver disease diagnosed after recent heart surgery. He was 55 years old.

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

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. 

Oregon's Health CO-OP puts democratized healthcare into action

From its first-ever member forum, to upcoming Board elections, the Oregon-based, non-profit health organization is focused on letting members control their healthcare destiny.

PDX's First Skyscraper Gains New Heights with Randall Investment Group

Forging a partnership to ensure lasting preservation of a historic building, the Oregon Historical Society (OHS) has sold the 52,379 sf Sovereign Hotel to the Randall Investment Group.

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber honors Sam Hernandez

Barran Liebman is proud to announce that Sam Hernandez, an associate with the firm, has been honored by the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber with their Leadership Award.

3 Degrees 2 Unite 1 Community returns to Portland

The innovative event celebrates its fourth year connecting businesses and individual professionals with nonprofit organizations.

Sands Appointed to Classroom Law Project Board of Directors

Lane Powell Shareholder Darin M. Sands has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Classroom Law Project.

Alan Joins Lane Powell's Trusts and Estates Practice Group

Lisa C. Alan recently joined Lane Powell as Counsel to the Firm in the Trusts and Estates Practice Group.

Regence Marketplace Offers New Private Exchange Health Insurance Option for Oregon Businesses

The defined contribution model aims to drive consumer engagement in health decisions.

Unitus Announces Amy Olson as Mortgage Lending Manager

The former Umpqua Bank, JPMorgan Chase Assistant Vice President joins Credit Union.

Oregon Convention Center wins sustainability award

BY THE OREGON CONVENTION CENTER

The Oregon Convention Center received the 2014 Green Award at Travel Portland’s 35th Annual Tourism & Hospitality Industry Awards Celebration.

Oregon Court Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban: What Does It Mean for Employers?

BY BANU RAMACHANDRAN

The federal court for the District of Oregon struck down Oregon's 2004 state constitutional amendment defining marriage as solely between one man and one woman. Oregon now becomes the latest state to recognize same-sex marriages performed within its own borders.

Nonprofits In Flux: Implications and Opportunities

The nonprofit sector envisions a just and inclusive society spurred equally by innovation and adaptation and comprised of active citizens, effective institutions, and vibrant communities. But are nonprofits actually adopting the ideas that will change lives or simply rebranding old models?