Best Lawyers® Recognizes 64 Miller Nash Graham & Dunn Attorneys

08.20.20

A notable list of 64 attorneys from Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP offices in Oregon and Washington were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021, including 13 who were named to the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, a recognition reserved for those up-and-coming lawyers who have been in practice for 5-9 years.

Five lawyers were recognized as 2021 “Lawyers of the Year,” based on their overall high level of peer recognition in their respective practices and geographic locations: Jeffrey Condit, Portland, OR, Administrative/Regulatory Law; Erich Merrill, Portland, OR, Corporate Law; Ryan Nisle, Portland, OR, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Teresa Pearson, Portland, OR, Litigation–Bankruptcy; and David Post, Portland, OR, Securities/Capital Markets Law.

Over the years, numerous Miller Nash Graham & Dunn attorneys have received recognition in multiple areas of practice. Since its inception in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America© has become widely regarded as an important guide to legal excellence.

The following Miller Nash Graham & Dunn attorneys were named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2021:

Seattle:

Portland:

  • Mia Butzbaugh, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Bruce L. Campbell, Appellate Practice, Litigation–Securities
  • D. Gary Christensen, Construction Law, Litigation–Construction
  • Ian M. Christy, Litigation–Securities
  • Jeffrey G. Condit, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Education Law, Government Relations Practice, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation–Land Use and Zoning, Litigation–Municipal, Municipal Law
  • C. Marie Eckert, Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Banking and Finance, Litigation–Trusts and Estates
  • Kimball H. Ferris, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Compliance Law, Real Estate Law
  • David A. Foraker, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Transactions/UCC Law
  • Mary Ann Frantz, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • Jonathon L. Goodling, Real Estate Law
  • Naomi Haslitt, Litigation–Labor and Employment
  • Paul L. Havel, Trademark Law
  • M. Christie Helmer, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Commercial Litigation
  • Robert G. Koury II, Real Estate Law
  • Suzanne C. Lacampagne, Environmental Law
  • Wayne D. Landsverk, Employment Law–Management, Labor Law–Management, Litigation–Labor and Employment
  • Frank V. Langfitt, Commercial Litigation, Litigation–ERISA, Product Liability Litigation–Defendants
  • William S. Manne, Litigation and Controversy–Tax, Nonprofit/Charities Law, Tax Law
  • Erich W. Merrill, Jr., Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Douglas D. Morris, Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Corporate Law
  • John F. Neupert, Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Banking and Finance, Litigation–Intellectual Property, Litigation and Controversy–Tax
  • Ryan R. Nisle, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Tax Law
  • Teresa H. Pearson, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation–Bankruptcy
  • Michael Porter, Employment Law–Management, Labor Law–Management, Litigation–Labor and Employment
  • David G. Post, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • John F. Purcell, Construction Law, Litigation–Construction
  • William L. Rasmussen, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Dennis P. Rawlinson, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Banking and Finance, Litigation–Construction, Litigation–Labor and Employment, Litigation–Real Estate
  • Peter C. Richter, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Litigation–Labor and Employment, Litigation–Real Estate, Litigation–Securities, Litigation–Trusts and Estates
  • Kevin S. Ross, Trademark Law
  • Seth Row, Insurance Law, Litigation–Insurance
  • P.K. Runkles-Pearson, Appellate Practice, Employment Law–Individuals, Employment Law–Management
  • Thomas C. Sand, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Labor and Employment, Litigation–Securities
  • Joshua M.F. Sasaki, Commercial Litigation
  • Catherine A. Shaw, Public Finance Law
  • Marie A. Weiskopf, Patent Law
  • Jacob A. Zahniser, Construction Law, Litigation–Construction

The following Miller Nash Graham & Dunn attorneys were named to the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021:

Seattle:

Portland:

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