- President: Lewis M Horowitz
- Vice President: Charles W Riley, Jr
- Number of partners in the US: 117
- Number of other lawyers in the US: 84
- Languages: Afrikaans, Armenian, Catalan, Chinese Mandarin, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Kyrgyz, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Lane Powell, Your Pacific Northwest Law Firm®, provides legal solutions for businesses and individuals. The Firm’s business, employment and litigation attorneys help companies manage growth, build workforces and capitalize on creativity. Founded more than 135 years ago, the Firm has more than 200 attorneys in five offices in the Pacific Northwest, as well as an office in London, England.
Main Areas of Practice:
Lane Powell provides a full range of general business services to individuals, as well as regional, national and international companies. Delivery of legal services is organized around one or more industry teams or areas of practice. Business services the Firm provides include: aviation; banking and financial services; anti-trust; construction; cooperative law; corporate finance and securities; dealers and manufacturer relations; emerging companies and venture investment; franchising; government and regulatory; health care; immigration; intellectual property and technology; international business and investment; international tax; long term care; mergers and acquisitions; real estate and land use; renewable energy and sustainability; retailing, distribution and trade regulation; and tax, compensation and personal planning.
Labor & Employment:
Lane Powell represents management in the entire range of labor and employment matters and issues. Serving clients in virtually every industry in both the private and public sectors, Lane Powell advises in matters relating to: labor relations, class action defense, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, civil rights, employee benefits (ERISA, COBRA, etc.), immigration in state and federal courts, wage and hour audits, and before the NLRB, OFCCP, EEOC and all other state and federal agencies involved in employment matters. The Firm frequently arbitrates or represents clients in employment-related jury trials. Lane Powell attorneys have designed ERISA plans for some of America's best known companies, as well as many closely-held companies. The Firm regularly advises plan administrators and plan fiduciaries on administrative compliance with state and federal law. Lane Powell is one of the leading litigation firms in ERISA matters involving breach of fiduciary duty, plan benefits and many other related claims, and has obtained countless favorable verdicts in many published and unpublished court opinions.
The Firm represents clients in all aspects of commercial litigation, including trials and appeals in all state and federal courts; federal, state and self-regulatory administrative proceedings; and arbitrations and mediations. Lane Powell’s broad range of litigation matters includes: complex litigation (including class actions); securities; commercial disputes; virtually every type of litigation involving financial institutions; intellectual property; bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; antitrust; health care; intellectual property and technology; appellate; insurance; products liability; real estate and environmental; trusts and estates; and architects, engineers and construction.
Lane Powell's international business and investment practice provides a full range of legal services to clients whose businesses cross international borders, including: inbound and outbound investments; joint ventures; strategic alliances; licensing and other forms of proprietary protection; distribution arrangements; the establishment, financing and operation of foreign branches and subsidiaries; international business negotiations; trade regulation; compliance with US securities and export laws; immigration matters; crossborder IP protection (including trademark, trade dress, copyright and patent matters); and anti-trust compliance and defense.
Aramark Corporation; AT&T Corporation; Bank of America; Callison Architecture, Inc.; Chartis; Chevron Corporation; Coffman Engineers, Inc; Con-way, Inc.; Cutter & Buck, Inc.; Distant Lands Coffee; Extendicare Health Services; Exxon Mobil Corporation; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Frito-Lay, Inc.; General Electric (several divisions/affiliates); Georgia- Pacific Corporation; Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.; Iberdrola Renewables; Intelius, Inc.; JP Morgan Chase; KeyBank; Les Schwab Tire Centers; Lithia Motors, Inc.; Morgan StanleyDean Witter and Co.;Nike, Inc.; Nordstrom, Inc.;Norm Thompson Outfitters, Inc.; Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund; Oremet- ALLVAC; Pendleton Woolen Mills; Premera Blue Cross; Simpson Investment Company; Sound Transit; Starbucks Coffee Company; Stryker Corporation; Tri- County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (Tri-Met);Umpqua Bank,Underwriters at Lloyd's; Union Pacific Railroad Corp.; VeriSign, Inc.; Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Wells Fargo Bank N.A.; Weyerhaeuser Company.