Stoel Rives Promotes 4 Attorneys to Partner Status

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Corporate and litigation law firm focused on energy, natural resources, environmental law and climate change promotes lawyers in key practice areas

PORTLAND, Ore. - Stoel Rives LLP, an Am Law 200 law firm, is pleased to announce that four of its attorneys became new partners of the firm effective Jan. 1, 2018. Located in the firm’s Oregon and California offices, the new partners are focused on client value, diversity, and innovation, which are keystones of Stoel Rives’ corporate culture and commitment to excellence.

“I am pleased to welcome this talented group of diverse and dedicated lawyers to partnership,” said Firm Managing Partner James E. Torgerson. “Our new partners will help us continue to implement our strategic plan moving into 2018. Their depth of experience, commitment to business success, and focus on client service will be invaluable in the leadership of the firm as we continue to work to modernize Stoel Rives and lay the foundation for an even stronger future.”

Stoel Rives has more than 350 attorneys in 10 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia. The new Stoel Rives partners include:

Todd L. Friedman, who practices business law, focusing on advising entrepreneurial, emerging, growing and established companies with respect to business formation and structuring, commercial contracting, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, and real property matters.

J. Anthony Girolami, who specializes in corporate and energy-related transactions with an international focus. As a member of the Energy Development group, Anthony represents both U.S. and international clients in cross-border business transactions involving the development and financing of renewable energy projects, agricultural developments and basic infrastructure throughout Latin America. 

Bryan L. Hawkins, who is a litigator practicing in the firm's Labor and Employment group with extensive jury and bench-trial experience. He represents employers in employment-related litigation in court and before administrative agencies such as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Brant J. Norquist, who is a business transactional attorney specializing in debt finance transactions. He has represented both borrowers and lenders in connection with credit facilities, asset-backed financings, public offerings and private placements of notes (including 144A private placements), project financings, new market tax credit arrangements and other secured and unsecured debt financing transactions.

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