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Lane Powell Launches ‘Target Letter’ Investigations, Compliance and White Collar Blog

Lane Powell is proud to announce the launch of Target Letter, a blog focused on developments in investigations, compliance and enforcement. The blog is a resource for those who are in need of practical information and valuable insights covering a broad range of government investigations, and state and federal criminal and civil proceedings. Of particular focus are white collar issues related to healthcare, government contracting, technology, money laundering, corruption, and fraud and enforcement developments in the Pacific Northwest.

Maass Joins Lane Powell on Corporate, Securities and M&A Team

Emily Maass has joined Lane Powell’s Portland office as an Associate on the Corporate, Securities and M&A Team. Maass advises businesses, boards of directors and nonprofit organizations on corporate governance, state and federal regulatory compliance, annual shareholder and board meeting preparation, and corporate financing.

Lane Powell Announces New Shareholders

Lane Powell is pleased to announce that seven attorneys from its Portland and Seattle offices have been elected shareholders of the firm, effective January 1, 2018. Lane Powell President Chuck Riley states “We are fortunate to have an extremely talented team of attorneys here at Lane Powell and we are truly excited about what each of these new shareholders will contribute to our future.”

Lane Powell Again Named One of the Nation’s Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Lane Powell is proud to announce that it received, for the second year in a row, a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

According to Jill Long, Lane Powell’s Director of Professional Development and Diversity, “Our perfect score reflects Lane Powell’s commitment to not only foster inclusivity, but also our commitment to implement policies and practices that support equality. We are so proud to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for the second straight year. It is central to our firm values to be constantly striving for workplace equality and the recognition from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation is a true honor.”

The 2018 CEI report evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Lane Powell’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria resulted in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

Lane Powell President Chuck Riley stated, “We are honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. As we celebrate our second straight year of receiving a perfect score, we continue to dedicate ourselves to creating a workplace where our people can thrive both personally and professionally.”

For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei

 

Lane Powell is a Pacific Northwest law firm with a national — and international — reach. Our approximately 200 attorneys are trusted advisors, counsel and advocates for individuals, small and large businesses, including Fortune 50 companies. Since 1875, clients have relied on Lane Powell’s exceptional legal acumen and forward-thinking approach to resolve their most complex business, litigation and regulatory challenges. lanepowell.com
 
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

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