Miller Nash Attorneys Ranked Among Top Lawyers in Oregon

Law & Politics Names 32 Miller Nash Attorneys Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Portland, Oregon, UNITED STATES

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - November 21, 2008) - Law & Politics magazine has named 32 Miller Nash LLP attorneys to its 2008 Oregon Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The annual award recognizes the top five percent of attorneys in Oregon who have received a high degree of peer recognition for their professional achievement. Miller Nash partner Tom Sand is recognized as one of the top 10 attorneys in Oregon, and partners Dennis Rawlinson and Peter Richter are listed in the top 50. Miller Nash is one of two law firms in Oregon to have three litigators listed in the top 50.

"Miller Nash is extremely proud to see so many of our attorneys recognized among Oregon's top lawyers, and we congratulate all of our attorneys on their remarkable achievements," said Don Burns, managing partner of Miller Nash, also named a Super Lawyer. "For 135 years, Miller Nash has been committed to providing unparalleled legal expertise to our clients and we are pleased to see the Law & Politics' peer award acknowledge that commitment."

The following is a list of Miller Nash attorneys named 2008 Oregon Super Lawyers:

--  Don Burns, employee benefits/ERISA
--  Bruce Campbell, business litigation
--  Gary Christensen, construction litigation
--  Mary Ann Frantz, securities and corporate finance
--  Jon Goodling, real estate
--  Chris Helmer, business litigation
--  Lou Henry, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights
--  Dave Hercher, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights
--  Greg Lynch, general litigation
--  Bill Manne, tax
--  Erich Merrill, business/corporate
--  Casey Mills, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights
--  John Neupert, business litigation
--  John Purcell, construction litigation
--  Dennis Rawlinson, business litigation
--  Peter Richter, general litigation
--  Bruce Rubin, employee benefits/ERISA
--  Tom Sand, securities litigation

The following is a list of Miller Nash attorneys named 2008 Oregon Rising Stars:

--  Abe Cable, business/corporate
--  Heather Cavanaugh, general litigation
--  Kieran Curley, business litigation
--  Julia DeWitt, employee benefits/ERISA
--  Elisa Dozono, business litigation
--  Clifton Malatore, banking
--  Ryan Nisle, tax
--  Teresa Pearson, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights
--  Mike Porter, employment and labor law
--  Will Rasmussen, land use/zoning
--  Jennifer Roof, employment litigation: defense
--  Jeff Sagalewicz, general litigation
--  Josh Sasaki, business litigation
--  Justin Sawyer, business litigation

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Polling, research and selection are orchestrated by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media Inc. Law & Politics has been publishing legal magazines since 1990 and Super Lawyers since 1991. For more information, visit

About Miller Nash

Miller Nash LLP is one of the Pacific Northwest's larger and most respected multiservice law firms, offering comprehensive, creative, and innovative services to its business clients since 1873. Miller Nash has 117 lawyers serving clients from its offices in Portland, Bend and Prineville, Ore. and Seattle and Vancouver, Washington. Miller Nash serves a wide range of leading businesses, nonprofit organizations, public entities, and individuals, and does pro bono representation. The firm's clients work in a variety of significant industries, including banking, manufacturing, biotech, construction, energy, food production, forest products, government, healthcare, education, intellectual property, real estate, securities, and technology. More information is available at

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