Stoel Rives Named Oregon's Most Admired Firm in the Legal Sector
Kristen Leis, Business Development Manager, (503) 294-9343
Stoel Rives LLP was named by the Portland Business Journal
as the 2005 "Oregon's Most Admired Company" in the Legal Sector. The winners were selected in a poll of more than 800 CEOs across Oregon who were asked their opinions on the best companies in Oregon as ranked on attributes such as innovation, quality of management, community involvement, quality of products and services, and branding and marketing. At the same time, the Portland Business Journal
also conducted a survey of its readers, and Stoel Rives was again selected as "Oregon's Most Admired Company" in the Legal Sector for 2005.
"We are thrilled with this honor," said Beth Ugoretz, managing partner of Stoel Rives. "We appreciate the recognition and will work hard to continue to earn the trust and respect of our clients, our friends and our community."
Other awards the firm received in 2005 were:
- The Best Lawyers in America: Stoel Rives ranks 21st nationally among all firms for the number of lawyers included in all listings, and ranks third nationally in the category of public utilities law;
- Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business Stoel Rives tops the list of Oregon firms in the categories of corporate/mergers and acquisitions and commercial litigation;
- "Service Provider of the Year" at the 2005 Technology Awards, Portland, Oregon. The Technology Awards are presented by the Cascade Pacific Council Boy Scouts of America. Award winners have been recognized for innovation and leadership in the technology sector for over 21 years. Stoel Rives provides services to over 330 technology companies.
- Portland Business Journal provided "Best of the Bar" designation to two Stoel Rives attorneys.
Visit http://portland.bizjournals.com/portland/event/2030 to read more about the 2005 Oregon's Most Admired Companies at the Portland Business Journal's website.
About Stoel Rives LLP: Stoel Rives is a business law firm providing counseling and litigation services throughout the western United States. The firm's 350 attorneys provide client-focused services to a wide range of clients from eight offices in five western states. Stoel Rives is regarded as a regional leader in energy, natural resources, environment, litigation, corporate and intellectual property law. For more information about Stoel Rives and its offices in Oregon, Washington, California, Utah and Idaho, visit www.stoel.com.