Stoel Rives Attorney Tim McMahan Elected Chair of LifeWorks NW Board

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Portland, OR — Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that partner Timothy L. McMahan has been elected chairman of the board at LifeWorks NW. McMahan has served on LifeWorks NW’s board since 2011 and currently is board vice chair and chair of the Board Planning & Strategy Committee.

LifeWorks NW began life in 1961 as Tualatin Valley Child Guidance Center, formed by a group of concerned citizens who had become aware of the lack of mental health services for children in Washington County. As the organization grew over the years, it added alcohol treatment and service for both adults and older adults and alcohol and drug services for youth, and in 2004 became LifeWorks NW. It merged with Children’s Relief Nursery in 2012, adding that organization’s child abuse and neglect prevention services to its capabilities. Today, LifeWorks NW is a leading non-profit, community-based prevention, mental health and addiction agency that helps more than 17,000 people each year in the Portland metro area and beyond.

Stoel Rives has a strong focus in serving the health care industry, combining knowledge of the health care regulatory landscape with corporate, tax, antitrust, transactional and litigation experience to serve health care clients across the spectrum of their legal needs. The firm has received a Tier 1 ranking for health care in the Portland, Or., metropolitan area in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" survey since the survey’s inception. 

Tim McMahan practices in the areas of energy, land use, real estate development, environmental and municipal law. He has extensive experience in representing energy facility developers, property owners and municipal clients in Washington and Oregon. Tim focuses his practice on leading interdisciplinary teams advocating for and defending energy facilities and other major infrastructure projects facing opposition.  In addition to his service for LifeWorks NW, Tim serves as Chancellor (General Counsel) to Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Or., and he leads Stoel Rives’ Climate Change Initiative.

About Stoel Rives LLP: Stoel Rives is a business law firm providing corporate and litigation services to clients in the Energy & Infrastructure, Agribusiness, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing & Consumer Products, Technology, Life Sciences, Health Care, Government & Public Agencies and Natural Resources industries throughout the United States. The firm has nearly 400 attorneys operating out of 11 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia. Stoel Rives is a leader in corporate, energy, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, land use and construction, litigation, natural resources, project development and real estate law. For more information, follow @stoelrives or visit

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