Adele Ridenour Appointed to Oregon Women Lawyers Board of Directors

Adele Ridenour Appointed to Oregon Women Lawyers Board of Directors2018-11-21T17:37:07+00:00
05.04.2016 // NEWS, Press Releases
Adele Ridenour Appointed to Oregon Women Lawyers Board of Directors

Portland, Oregon – May 4, 2016. Ball Janik LLP is pleased to announce that Adele Ridenour, a partner in the firm’s Portland office, has been appointed to the Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) board of directors. OWLS’ Mission Statement is “To transform the practice of law and ensure justice and equality by advancing women and minorities in the legal profession.” Adele is a regular participant in the organization’s annual fashion show benefiting Dress for Success Oregon, a very successful and fun event. Dress for Success Oregon is a nonprofit that strives to “empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.” Ball Janik LLP’s Executive Director Heather Oden said, “I am proud of Adele’s appointment to the Board of Directors of Oregon Women Lawyers. This is a wonderful honor and will give Adele an opportunity to contribute even more to the advancement and fair treatment of all people in the legal field.”

Adele Ridenour is a litigator whose practice focuses on construction law, insurance recovery, and commercial litigation. Ms. Ridenour was selected as one of the “Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyers” in 2014 and 2015 by the American Society of Legal Advocates. She was recognized by her peers as an Oregon Super Lawyer from 2013-2015 in the area of Construction Litigation. Ms. Ridenour has developed significant experience litigating construction defect cases involving complex commercial projects, condominiums, warehouses and hotels. She has also successfully represented various property owners and homeowners’ associations in insurance recovery actions, including second-chairing a 2010 insurance coverage action which resulted in a $1.87 million verdict in favor of a condominium homeowners association.


Ball Janik LLP was founded in 1982 with six lawyers and a four-person support staff in Portland, Oregon. Since our firm’s inception, we have expanded our capabilities, our professionals, and geographic footprint. What started as a firm focused in real property and land use (known then as Ball Janik & Novack), has grown to include the insights of a team of 30-plus attorneys, with a combined six centuries of experience, and capabilities including Real Estate and Land Use, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Recovery, Construction and Design, Employment, Finance and Corporate, Public Agencies and Schools, and Community Associations. With offices in Florida and Oregon, our regional growth has earned us a national reputation for upholding the rights of our clients.

Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America©, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of “Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.

Adele J. Ridenour
Portland, Oregon
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