Benchmark Litigation Recognizes 18 Stoel Rives Attorneys For 2020

Press Release

Portland, Ore. Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that 18 attorneys in five of the firm’s offices have been recognized as leading litigators in the 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation. Eleven attorneys were recognized as a “Local Litigation Star,” four as a “Labor & Employment Star” and three as a “Future Star.” The firm’s litigation practices in those offices are also listed as a “Highly Recommended” or “Recommended.”

Benchmark Litigation focuses exclusively on the U.S. litigation market. The rankings are derived from research in which extensive interviews are conducted with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients to identify the leading litigators and law firms. The researchers also examine recent casework handled by law firms and ask individual litigators to provide their professional opinions on peers and practitioners within their jurisdiction or practice area.

Stoel Rives’ Litigation group comprises more than 80 attorneys who are accomplished trial lawyers in jury and bench cases. They specialize also in appeals and administrative proceedings and are experienced arbitrators and mediators. Our lawyers are licensed in many jurisdictions across the country, and we maintain an extensive network of local counsel. As well in Benchmark Litigation, our litigation team has been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Listed below are the Stoel Rives attorneys who are included for 2020 in Benchmark Litigation and their areas of recognition.

Alaska (Recommended)
James E. Torgerson – Energy and Natural Resources, Commercial, Insurance, Labor and Employment, Product Liability, Professional Liability and Securities Litigation

Idaho (Highly Recommended)
Nicole C. Hancock – Future Star

Oregon (Overall, Labor and Employment  Highly Recommended)
Brad S. Daniels – Appellate, Commercial and Securities Litigation
Louis A. Ferreira – Commercial and Insurance Litigation
Chris Kitchel – Labor and Employment Litigation
Joel A. Mullin – Commercial and Securities Litigation
Karen L. O’Connor – Labor & Employment Star
Amy Joseph Pedersen, SPHR – Labor and Employment Litigation (also Labor & Employment Star)
Per A. Ramfjord – Energy and Natural Resources, Commercial, White Collar Crime Litigation
Laura E. Rosenbaum – Labor and Employment Litigation
Jeremy D. Sacks – Energy and Natural Resources, and Commercial Litigation
Andrea H. Thompson – Future Star

Utah (Overall  Highly Recommended; Labor and Employment  Recommended)
John A. Anderson – Commercial and Products Liability Litigation
Kenneth B. Black – Commercial Litigation
Matthew M. Durham - Labor & Employment Star

Washington (Overall  Recommended; Labor and Employment – Highly Recommended)
David R. Goodnight – Energy and Natural Resources, Commercial, Insurance, Product Liability and Securities Litigation
Timothy J. O’Connell – Labor & Employment Star
Vanessa Soriano Power – Future Star

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