PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - Jul 14, 2011) - Miller Nash LLP announced today that 34 of the firm's attorneys are named on the 2011 Oregon Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

The annual award recognizes the top 5 percent of attorneys in Oregon for their professional achievement. Five Miller Nash partners, including Bruce Campbell, Teresa Pearson, Dennis Rawlinson, Peter Richter, and Tom Sand, placed among the top 50 attorneys overall on this year's list. Additionally, Pearson was named in the top 10 overall, and ranked -- along with Mary Ann Frantz -- among the Oregon top 25 Women Super Lawyers.

Fourteen Miller Nash attorneys were also named to the Super Lawyers annual Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or less.

"It's a long-standing industry honor to be named by Super Lawyers, and we are pleased to see so many Miller Nash attorneys recognized this year," said Don Burns, managing partner, who was one of those named to the 2011 list. "The firm congratulates each attorney who was recognized on the Super Lawyers or Rising Stars list, and especially Teresa Pearson for her outstanding achievement in being named one of the top 10 lawyers in Oregon."

Miller Nash Attorneys Named to the 2011 Oregon Super Lawyers List:

  • Don Burns
  • Bruce Campbell
  • Gary Christensen
  • Mary Ann Frantz
  • Jon Goodling
  • Chris Helmer
  • Lou Henry
  • Dave Hercher
  • Wayne Landsverk
  • Greg Lynch
  • Bill Manne
  • Erich Merrill
  • Casey Mills
  • John Neupert
  • Teresa Pearson
  • John Purcell
  • Dennis Rawlinson
  • Peter Richter
  • Bruce Rubin
  • Tom Sand

Miller Nash Attorneys Named to the 2011 Oregon Rising Stars List:

  • Michelle Barton
  • Heather Cavanaugh
  • Jason Conger
  • Kieran Curley
  • Elisa Dozono
  • Kelly Hossaini
  • Naomi Levelle-Haslitt
  • Ryan Nisle
  • Will Rasmussen
  • Jeff Sagalewicz
  • Josh Sasaki
  • Valerie Sasaki
  • Justin Sawyer
  • Jeanne Sinnott

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding attorneys in more than 70 areas of practice using a rigorous, multiphase selection process that considers 15 separate indicators of peer recognition, professional achievement, and high ethical standards. Super Lawyers magazine is published in 50 states and the District of Columbia by Thompson Reuters, and reaches 13 million readers. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit www.superlawyers.com.

About Miller Nash
Miller Nash LLP is one of the Pacific Northwest's largest and most respected multiservice law firms, offering comprehensive, creative, and innovative services to its clients since 1873. Miller Nash has 114 lawyers serving clients through its offices in Portland and Central Oregon, and Seattle and Vancouver, Washington. Miller Nash serves a wide range of leading businesses, nonprofit organizations, public entities, and individuals, and the firm does pro bono representation. The firm's clients operate in a variety of significant industries, including banking, biotech, construction, energy, food production, forest products, government, healthcare, higher education, intellectual property, manufacturing, real estate, securities, and technology. More information is available at http://www.millernash.com/.

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