Stoel Rives Announces Election of Eight New Partners

Press Release
Stoel Rives LLP, a U.S. business law firm, today announced the election of eight new Partners, effective January 1, 2015.

“We welcome this group of talented lawyers to our partnership,” said Stoel Rives' Managing Partner Bob Van Brocklin. “They have all distinguished themselves by their commitment to our clients and to the high standard of excellence for which our firm is known. As partners, they will continue to contribute to our long-term success."

Minneapolis, MN

Margaret E. DaltonLitigation

Dalton represents a wide variety of clients in all phases of complex commercial litigation in both federal and state court, and in arbitration, and has significant experience managing multi-million dollar disputes involving claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and tortious interference. Her practice area covers a broad range of industries, including food and beverage, agribusiness, energy, and medical devices.

Portland, OR

Adam H. DittmanCorporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financing and Natural Resources Transactions

Dittman counsels businesses in several industries on a wide range of legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring and governance, commercial contracts, financing transactions and natural resource matters. He dedicates a substantial portion of his practice to representing timberland owners and forest products manufacturing businesses in connection with many aspects of their operations and is also experienced representing businesses and individuals in real estate transactions and real property matters.

Oren B. HakerBankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

Haker focuses on  bankruptcy and corporate restructuring and reorganizations, as well as complex commercial disputes. He represents secured lenders, bondholders and trade creditors in both in-court and out-of-court restructurings, strategic investors in distressed companies, chapter 11 debtors, unsecured creditors' committees, acquirers of assets in chapter 11 proceedings and liquidating trustees. He has represented clients in the manufacturing, agricultural, automotive, airline, health care, energy, gaming, telecommunications, media, banking, financial services and real estate industries.

Laura E. RosenbaumLabor and Employment, Employment Law and Labor Relations, Litigation

Rosenbaum represents clients in employment-related litigation in court and before administrative agencies. Her experience includes defending employers against a variety of employment claims relating to employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation; medical leave laws; disability accommodation; wage and hour disputes; and workplace torts, as well as litigating non-competition agreements. Her practice also involves counseling employers on employment-related issues; conducting internal investigations; and preparing employee contracts, handbooks and policies.

Salt Lake City, UT

R. Whitney JohnsonIntellectual Property, Litigation, Patent Prosecution, Trademarks

Johnson focuses his practice on providing patent-related services including U.S. and foreign patent procurement, patent portfolio management and strategic counseling. His practice encompasses patent preparation and prosecution, patent opinions, due diligence investigations, audits, pre-litigation patent analysis and trademark procurement. In addition to advising clients on developing, protecting, and utilizing intellectual property rights, he counsels clients on intellectual property licensing and other transactions involving intellectual property assets.

Seattle, WA

Erin L. Anderson – Energy Services, Environmental & Natural Resources, Land Use, Native American Business

Anderson advises clients in permitting, developing, constructing and operating major capital facilities, with a particular focus on energy generation, fuel conversion and transmission facilities. She has significant experience representing independent power producers, refineries, fuel handling and transport companies, and regulated utilities in site certification and environmental review under NEPA and SEPA, as well as operational compliance with state and federal natural resource regulations. She often speaks and publishes on permitting and regulatory issues.

Aric H. JarrettLitigation

Jarrett focuses his practice on complex commercial and class action litigation. He has experience in a variety of business and commercial disputes concerning contracts, control of companies and partnerships, property damage, real estate, receiverships, construction defects, product liability, securities law, trade secrets, trademark and copyright matters and various business torts. He also handles a broad range of civil appellate matters in state and federal courts.

Devin P. McComb – Affordable Housing, Real Estate Law

McComb’s practice includes all manner of transactional real estate law, with a particular emphasis on commercial and agricultural finance, commercial leasing, affordable housing finance and development and acquisition and disposition of commercial, industrial and agricultural properties. He regularly represents lenders, borrowers, landlords and tenants in complex commercial, agribusiness, industrial and multifamily transactions throughout the Pacific Northwest and is experienced in structuring all aspects of real estate transactions.

Related Professionals

Media Contact

Jamie Moss (newsPRos)
Media Relations
w. 201.493.1027 c. 201.788.0142

Mac Borkgren
Senior Manager, Marketing Communications & Operations

Jump to Page
Stay Informed Arrow

Subscribe to Our Updates