Press Releases

Lane Powell Raises More Than $33,000 for Oregon Food Bank

Lane Powell raised more than $33,000 during the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (“OLAH”) food drive, benefiting the Oregon Food Bank.  As the top fund-raiser during this year’s drive and for past years, Lane Powell again received the “Silver Barrel Award” — it is the Firm’s 16th year to receive this recognition.

Energy Trust of Oregon, Inc. Management Review Request for Proposals

Energy Trust of Oregon, Inc., a nonprofit organization, requests written proposals for a management review to be completed by August 15, 2014. An Intent to Respond is required to submit an RFP and to participate in the conference call to address RFP questions. The Intent to Respond is due at Energy Trust no later than 3 p.m. February 21, 2014.

EasyStreet's Rich Bader Retires. Jon Thomsen named as successor

EasyStreet® Inc., an enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and cloud provider, announced today that Rich Bader, one of the company’s founders and its only CEO since 1995, will retire at the end of January. EasyStreet also named Jon Thomsen as Chief Executive Officer.

Silvey Elected Board Chair of Proud Ground

Lane Powell Shareholder Michael R. Silvey was recently elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Proud Ground, a nonprofit community land trust that provides home ownership opportunities to first-time homebuyers of modest means.

New Year, New Boards: Barran Liebman Attorneys Make A Difference

Barran Liebman attorneys are excited that 2014 brings new board positions and increasing leadership roles for many of their attorneys. Over the next year, here are a few of the ways their attorneys will be making a difference.

Lane Powell Selected as a 'Top Ranked Law Firm' by Martindale-Hubbell

Lane Powell was named by Martindale-Hubbell® (“Martindale”) to its “Top Ranked Law Firms™” list.

Portland’s Sick Leave Ordinance — What Employers Need to Know Now

On Thursday, January 23, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. (registration begins at 7:30 a.m.), Lane Powell will hold a breakfast seminar titled “Portland’s Sick Leave Ordinance — What Employers Need to Know Now.” 

United Way MLK Weekend of Service, Jan. 18-20

Registration is open for the 2014 United Way Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend of Service. There are more than 1,000 volunteer spots allocated for people wanting to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy by volunteering to help in the four-county metro region.

Jim Boeddeker Named EDCO Venture Catalyst Manager

BEND, OR – December 18, 2013 - Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jim Boeddeker as Venture Catalyst Manager, replacing Jim Coonan in the role, effective December 23, 2013.   

Traci Ray and Laura Salerno Owens Recognized by Oregon New Lawyers Division

The Oregon New Lawyers Division of the Oregon State Bar recognized two of Barran Liebman’s own at their Annual Meeting and Social on November 1.

Iris Tilley Becomes Barran Liebman’s Newest Partner

Barran Liebman LLP is proud to announce that Iris Tilley has been named a partner with the firm. Iris has been with Barran Liebman since 2009 and is a member of the Employee Benefits practice group. She advises employers in all aspects of employee benefits, including ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, retirement plans, compensation agreements, and health care reform.

Dunn Carney Ag Summit 2014 on January 10, 2014

Dunn Carney will host its annual Ag Summit on Jan. 10, 2014 at the Holiday Inn in Wilsonville, OR.  We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Sherri Noxel, Director of the Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University College of Business as our Keynote speaker.  

NAPE Foundation Names Two Additional Lane Powell/Lee Nusich Scholarships

The Naa Amerley Palm Education ("NAPE") Foundation recently awarded two more Lane Powell/Lee Nusich Scholarships to deserving students attending institutions of higher learning in Ghana.  Including the most recent recipients, a total of 48 scholarships have been awarded to Ghanaian university students since the scholarship foundation started in January 2009.