Stoel Rives Sacramento Attorneys Receive ‘Best of the Bar’ Recognition

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SACRAMENTO - Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that partners Kristen T. Castaños (environmental and land use), Melissa A. Jones (litigation), Christopher L. Russell (corporate) and Ryan C. Wood (construction) have been named to the Sacramento Business Journal’s 2015 “Best of the Bar” list, which recognizes top outside counsel in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado and Yolo Counties. The lawyers profiled in today’s “Best of the Bar” feature were nominated and vetted by a panel of their peers.

“We appreciate this recognition and are proud of our attorneys who received it,” said Stoel Rives Managing Partner, Robert Van Brocklin. “We believe these honors reflect both our strong commitment to client service and value generally, and our commitment to the California and Sacramento markets in particular. Several of our lawyers who were named as ‘best of the bar’ have joined our firm in recent months, and we look forward to continuing to attract high-quality lawyers to our offices in California to serve our clients.”

In the past year, Stoel Rives has added a number of legal professionals from some of the leading firms in California including:

Sylvia S. Arostegui, Real Estate Partner Christopher L. Russell, Corporate Partner
Matthew J. Decker, Real Estate Associate Eric R. Skanchy, Natural Resources Associate
Wesley A. Miliband, Water Law Of Counsel Ryan C. Wood, Construction Litigation Partner
Connor W. Olson, Litigation Associate Lesley D. Berger, Transactional Specialist

Attorneys in our Sacramento office focus primarily on corporate and transactional law; real estate and construction law; natural resources, land use and environmental law; business planning; and commercial litigation services. Areas of emphasis include permitting, compliance, air and water quality, water rights and supply, climate change, environmental litigation, labor and employment, corporate finance, and myriad aspects of business litigation, including product liability, Prop 65, class actions and related issues.

Representative clients include businesses involved in thermal and renewable energy, oil and gas exploration and production, mining, timber, agribusiness, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, construction, real estate development, venture capital, emerging growth companies and the public sector.

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