Chambers USA Shortlists Partner Kirk Maag for 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Awards

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that natural resources and environmental partner Kirk Maag has been shortlisted for the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards, USA 2019. Winners will be announced at an event June 6 in San Francisco.

The Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards, USA 2019, celebrate law firms and individuals who are furthering the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the United States legal profession. Maag was shortlisted in the category of LGBT+ Equality Lawyer of the Year, which awards a partner who is leading the way in his or her commitment to LGBT+ diversity and inclusion.

Maag co-leads Stoel Rives’ firm-wide Agribusiness, Food, Beverage, and Timber Industry Group, which consists of more than 50 attorneys and paralegals in nine offices. His practice involves advising clients in natural resource industries, including agribusinesses, forest products companies, manufacturers, and water suppliers. Maag has represented clients in the acquisition and disposition of millions of acres of timberlands across the country and has successfully defended irrigation districts in high-stakes federal litigation.

Maag grew up on a family farm in eastern Oregon, and the lessons from the farm are always with him, particularly the value of leadership in the community. He serves as President of the Oregon Future Farmers of America Foundation and as Board Secretary for the Cultivating Change Foundation, an organization whose mission is to value and elevate LGBT individuals in the agricultural industry.

Since 2016, Maag has been selected as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” in environmental law by Chambers USA. He was selected by the Portland Business Journal for its Forty Under 40 award in 2018.

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