Conservative hiring has avoided layoffs
Frequent group dinners
BlackBerries for associates
Annual Attorney Retreat
DownersCompensation somewhat behind market
Conservative in hiring
ABOUT THIS COMPANY:Firm history
Established nearly 125 years ago, Lane Powell has been a fixture in the legal scene of the Pacific Northwest since the days of the Gold Rush. Now with a wide and diversified practice that includes both international and local clients, Lane Powell currently has 170 attorneys in five offices in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and even in London. The firm has corporate law, litigation, labor and employment, intellectual property and a variety of tort-related practices. The firm also has a special practice in aviation law.
Lane Powell partners have a long history of being appointed to prestigious offices. In October 2004, the firm's white collar criminal defense and government enforcement chair Steven Ungar was appointed as one of five Oregon Lottery Commissioners. No fewer than six of the firm's partners have been appointed to the bench on either the state or federal level. And seventeen of the firm's lawyers were included in the 2005-2006 volume of The Best Lawyers of America.
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