Stoel Rives Achieves High Rankings in 2012 Chambers USA Directory


6/8/2012
CONTACT: Judy Rooks, Marketing Communications Mgr., (503) 294-9831

Stoel Rives LLP, a U.S. business law firm, is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners has once again recognized the firm as one of the nation's leading law firms. Chambers selected 90 Stoel Rives lawyers and 23 practices among five states for recognition. Thirty-seven attorneys and 13 practices received Band 1 or higher placement. Chambers also rated Stoel Rives among the best in the nation for its legal practices in the areas of Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy and Food & Beverages: Alcohol. Stoel Rives Chairman Alan Merkle achieved a Nationwide ranking in Projects: Renewables & Alt. Energy, joining three other nationally ranked Stoel Rives attorneys.

"As they have in past years, the Chambers rankings confirm that Stoel Rives is one of the nation's best law firms," said Firm Managing Partner Robert Van Brocklin. "We thank our clients for involving us in important work on their behalf, and are deeply committed to their success."

Chambers is a leading provider of client-led intelligence on the legal profession. Conducting thousands of client and lawyer interviews nationwide, the Chambers research team ranks law firms and individual attorneys according to technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by their clients.

The list of Stoel Rives practice areas selected for the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business is below, by location.

Alaska

  • Litigation: General Commercial

Idaho

  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Natural Resources
    & Environment
  • Real Estate

Oregon

  • Corporate/M&A
  • Environment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate
Utah

  • Corporate/M&A
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate
Washington

  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Environment
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate

National

  • Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy 
  • Food & Beverages: Alcohol

The attorneys and their areas of practice listed in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business are:

Attorney Name Location Recommended In
Joseph J Perkins, Jr. Anchorage Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries (Alaska)
James Torgerson Anchorage Litigation: General Commercial (Alaska)
Kevin Beaton Boise Natural Resources & Environment (Idaho)
Paul Boyd Boise Corporate/Commercial (Idaho)
James C Dale Boise Labor & Employment (Idaho)
Bradley J Dixon Boise Litigation: General Commercial (Idaho)
Mark S Geston Boise Litigation: General Commercial (Idaho)
Richard Hall Boise Natural Resources & Environment (Idaho)
Nicole C Hancock Boise Litigation: General Commercial (Idaho)
Teresa A Hill Boise Natural Resources & Environment (Idaho)
Quentin M Knipe Boise Real Estate (Idaho)
Krista McIntyre Boise Natural Resources & Environment (Idaho)
Kris J Ormseth Boise Corporate/Commercial (Idaho)
J Walter Sinclair Boise Litigation: General Commercial (Idaho)
Steven W Abel Portland Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Oregon)
Paul Angello Portland Intellectual Property (Oregon)
Todd Bauman Portland Corporate/M&A (Oregon)
Ruth Beyer Portland Corporate/M&A (Oregon)
Barbara A Brainard Portland Labor & Employment (Oregon)
Michael R Campbell Portland Environment (Oregon)
Stuart Chestler Portland Corporate/M&A (Oregon)
Barbara Craig Portland Environment (Oregon)
Edward Einowski Portland Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy (Nationwide)
Kassim Ferris Portland Intellectual Property (Oregon)
Howard Feuerstein Portland Real Estate (Oregon)
David E Filippi Portland Environment (Oregon)
Randolph Foster Portland Intellectual Property (Oregon)
Litigation: General Commercial (Oregon)
Anne W Glazer Portland Intellectual Property (Oregon)
Gary Glisson Portland Intellectual Property (Oregon)
David W Green Portland Real Estate (Oregon)
Christopher R. Hermann Portland Food & Beverages: Alcohol (Nationwide)
Henry Hewitt Portland Corporate/M&A (Oregon)
Steven H. Hull Portland Corporate/M&A (Oregon)
Victor J Kisch Portland Labor & Employment (Oregon)
Chris Kitchel Portland Labor & Employment (Oregon)
Margaret B Kushner Portland Corporate/M&A (Oregon)
Dennis Leybold Portland Labor & Employment (Oregon)
Robert Moorman Portland Corporate/M&A (Oregon)
J Mark Morford Portland Environment (Oregon)
Gregory Mowe Portland Litigation: General Commercial (Oregon)
Joel A Mullin Portland Litigation: General Commercial (Oregon)
Mark Norby Portland Corporate/M&A (Oregon)
Margaret Hill Noto Portland Corporate/M&A (Oregon)
Karen O'Connor Portland Labor & Employment (Oregon)
Thomas Page Portland Real Estate (Oregon)
Amy Joseph Pedersen Portland Labor & Employment (Oregon)
John Rafter Portland Intellectual Property (Oregon)
Edward Reeves Portland Labor & Employment (Oregon)
Lois O Rosenbaum Portland Litigation: General Commercial (Oregon)
Joan P Snyder Portland Environment (Oregon)
Wally Van Valkenburg Portland Intellectual Property (Oregon)
Thomas R Wood Portland Environment (Oregon)
John A Anderson Salt Lake City Litigation: General Commercial (Utah)
Kenneth B Black Salt Lake City Intellectual Property (Utah) Litigation: General Commercial (Utah)
Kory Christensen Salt Lake City Intellectual Property (Utah)
Matthew M Durham Salt Lake City Labor & Employment (Utah)
Thomas A Ellison Salt Lake City Real Estate (Utah)
Barton Giddings Salt Lake City Intellectual Property (Utah)
Ervin R Holmes Salt Lake City Real Estate (Utah)
Nathan W Jones Salt Lake City Corporate/M&A (Utah)
David J Jordan Salt Lake City Litigation: General Commercial (Utah)
John S Kirkham Salt Lake City Energy & Natural Resources (Utah)
Guy P Kroesche Salt Lake City Real Estate (Utah)
Kevin B Laurence Salt Lake City Intellectual Property (Utah)
Michael E Mangelson Salt Lake City Intellectual Property (Utah)
Ronald G Moffitt Salt Lake City Corporate/M&A (Utah)
D. Matthew Moscon Salt Lake City Litigation: General Commercial (Utah)
Justin Palmer Salt Lake City Labor & Employment (Utah)
Reed W Topham Salt Lake City Corporate/M&A (Utah)
Howard Susman San Diego Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy (Nationwide)
Duff Bryant Seattle Corporate/Commercial (Washington)
Matthew Cohen Seattle Environment (Washington)
Melanie Curtice Seattle Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Washington)
Leonard Feldman Seattle Litigation: General Commercial (Washington)
Beth S Ginsberg Seattle Environment (Washington)
David R Goodnight Seattle Litigation: General Commercial (Washington)
Jeffery W Leppo Seattle Environment (Washington)
Charles S Lewis Seattle Corporate/Commercial: Tax (Washington)
Alan Merkle Seattle Renewables & Alt. Energy (Nationwide)
Thomas A Newlon Seattle Environment (Washington)
Timothy J O'Connell Seattle Labor & Employment (Washington)
Brian C Park Seattle Intellectual Property (Washington)
Virginia M Pedreira Seattle Real Estate (Washington)
David H Rockwell Seattle Real Estate (Washington)
Jerome L Rubin Seattle Labor & Employment (Washington)
James M Shore Seattle Labor & Employment (Washington)
Gordon W Tanner Seattle Real Estate (Washington)
Steven J Thiele Seattle Environment (Washington)
Christopher J Voss Seattle Corporate/Commercial (Washington)
Mimi Warner Seattle Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Washington)




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