Press Releases

Comcast, Community Partners to Improve Sites in Oregon & SW Washington

On Saturday, April 26, more than 1,900 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will “make change happen” as they volunteer to improve schools and nonprofits in Oregon and Southwest Washington as part of Comcast’s 13th Comcast Cares Day.

Brand new format for NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson quarterly market reports

NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson just completed their newly rebranded First Quarter Market Reports. Not only does it feature a brand new format, but the report ensures accuracy due to the annual truing up of their database.

Barran Liebman’s Sam Hernandez Recognized as "Rising Litigator"

Samuel Hernandez, an Associate at Barran Liebman, is the recipient of a 2014 Oregon State Bar Litigation Section Rising Litigator Award.

Oregon Association of Health Underwriters Passes Self-Insurance Bill for Small Businesses

On March 14, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber signed House Bill 4050 into law. Introduced by the Oregon Association for Health Underwriters (OAHU), HB 4050 gives small businesses the option of self-insuring for their health benefits.

Weston Technology Solutions and Lumbermens Insurance Hosts April 2nd Seminar on Digital Liability in a Regulated World

BEND, Ore. – Weston Technology Solutions and Lumbermens Insurance will host a digital privacy seminar that will educate and discuss solutions for the growing liability involved with accessing and handling private information. Speakers will include Mark Smith, CPCU, RPLU from The Swett & Crawford Group and Brock McFarlane, CEO and Founder of Weston Technology Solutions.

Urbach Appointed to Queen's Bench Board of Directors

Lane Powell Shareholder Tanya Durkee Urbach has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Queen’s Bench, the Portland chapter of Oregon Women Lawyers.

Barran Liebman Welcomes New Associates

Barran Liebman is pleased to welcome Tyler Volm and Damien Munsinger as Associate Attorneys. Both Tyler and Damien represent employers and management in employment law litigation, and provide advice on a full range of employment law matters.

Lane Powell Law Firm and Attorneys Davis, Mehrbani, Jagla and Swanson Named as 'Top' in the 2014 World Trademark Review 1000

The 2014 World Trademark Review 1000 (“WTR”) recently named Lane Powell as one of the top trademark law firms in Oregon and Washington, and Lane Powell attorneys Kenneth R. Davis II, Parna A. Mehrbani, Frances M. Jagla and Paul D. Swanson as top individuals in the practice.

Capital Pacific Bank Recognized as a Certified B Corporation

Capital Pacific Bank, a Portland-based community bank serving businesses, professionals and nonprofit organizations, today announced that it has earned recognition as a Certified B Corporation by B Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community of socially responsible businesses. The bank is one of six financial institutions across the country to achieve B Corp status.

Lane Powell Hosts 31st Annual Labor and Employment Seminar

On Thursday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to noon (registration begins at 7:30 a.m.), Lane Powell will team with Oregon Business magazine for a half-day seminar titled “Best Practices For Best Employers™:  How to Become One of ‘Oregon’s Best Workplaces’ Starting Today!” 

Oregon Business Names Barran Liebman to the 100 Best List for 5th Consecutive Year

For the 5th year in a row, Oregon Business Magazine has recognized Barran Liebman as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Oregon.

Long Selected as Fellow for 2014 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Lane Powell Shareholder Jill R. Long has been selected for the 2014 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”), a national organization made up of the legal profession’s top general counsel and managing partners.  The Fellows program is a highly structured initiative built to increase diversity at the leadership levels of the nation’s law firms and corporate legal departments. 

Four Years Running: Barran Liebman’s Annual Seminar is the Best in the Northwest

For the fourth consecutive year, the Legal Marketing Association has named Barran Liebman’s Annual Seminar the Best Event in the Northwest.