Ball Janik LLP’s is pleased to announce that its Portland office has been ranked in Chambers USA 2020 in the areas of Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use in Oregon. Three of our firm’s partners were recognized as leaders in their fields in Oregon in the areas of Real Estate; Real Estate: Land Use/Zoning; and Litigation: General Commercial.
Chambers & Partners, publisher of Chambers USA, publishes directories of leading lawyers and law firms around the world.
James T. McDermott
Jim McDermott, head of the firm’s Commercial litigation and insurance recovery practices, was ranked by Chambers in Litigation: General Commercial, Band 2. Chambers recognized that ““Brilliant” litigator James McDermott offers expertise in relation to a wide array of commercial matters including condemnation disputes, as well as antitrust and securities litigation. He is additionally instructed for his counsel in class action disputes and represents an array of healthcare and real estate sector clients. Sources highlight his “strategic capability and persuasive communication skills.”
Founding Partner Steve Janik was ranked as Senior Statespeople in the categories of Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use. Chambers notes that Janik “forged an impressive reputation in Oregon as a preeminent real estate and land use practitioner. His peers’ comment: “He deserves the highest recognition.””
Partner and Chair of the Real Estate and Land Use Practice Group, Damien Hall was ranked in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use, Band 3. Chambers observed that Mr. Hall “…wins praise for his land use expertise that has a special focus on renewable energy projects. He often advises major energy development companies on general real estate as well as permitting issues. A peer comments: “He is very experienced, and I highly recommend him.”