Portland, ORE. – February 23, 2015. Ball Janik LLP is pleased to announce Jim Prichard was recognized by the Portland Business Journal’s 2015 “Forty Under 40.” This is an annual award honoring forty outstanding leaders in the community who excel not only in their professional careers, but also donate their time and talents to the local community. Over 400 individuals were nominated to be considered for this prestigious award—the most competitive year ever. The Portland Business Journal held a luncheon to recognize the honorees on February 19, 2015 at The Nines Hotel. Special guest U.S. Senator Ron Wyden presented the 2015 winners with plaques at the event. Ball Janik is pleased to note that attorneys Adele Ridenour and Damien Hall were also recognized as “Runners Up” for this year’s Forty Under 40.
Jim Prichard, one of the 40 recipients of this honor, is a partner and co-chairs Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Litigation practice. Prichard has been an integral part of the construction litigation practice’s expansion in Oregon, Utah, and Florida. He recently established the Shelter Oregon foundation to support affordable family housing, homeless services, and animal charities. He actively supports Cascade AIDS Project, Oregon Food Bank (Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger), Portland Rescue Mission, Feral Cat Coalition, and the Oregon Humane Society.