Ball Janik LLP Attorneys Named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Lists2021-06-21T20:07:11+00:00
08.24.2020 // Announcements, Honors, NEWS
Ball Janik LLP Attorneys Named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Lists

Ball Janik LLP is honored to announce that 22 of our attorneys nationwide have been selected to the 2021 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America© and the Inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer–review publications in the legal profession. Congratulations to the following attorneys in their respective practice areas: 

Best Lawyers

Portland, Oregon

Gregory H. Baum (Real Estate Law)

Damien R. Hall (Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law)

Stephen T. Janik (Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Land Use and Zoning; Litigation – Real Estate; 

Phillip E. Joseph (Community Association Law; Litigation – Construction; Real Estate Law)

Jack L. Orchard (Land Use and Zoning Law) 

Angela M. Otto (Construction Law; Litigation – Construction)

James C. Prichard (Construction Law)

Adele J. Ridenour (Litigation – Construction)

Nels J. Vulin (Litigation – Construction)

Peter Willcox-Jones (Construction Law; Litigation – Construction)

Christopher M. Walters (Community Association Law; Construction Law; Real Estate Law)

Robert W. Wilkinson (Litigation – Construction)

Orlando, Florida

Evan J. Small (Construction Law; Litigation – Construction)

Miami, Florida

Gabriel Z. Coelho (Construction Law)

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Orlando, Florida

Keegan A. Berry (Litigation – Construction)

Greg K. Demers (Construction Law)

Megan A. Picataggio (Construction Law)

John Wilton Windle (Construction Law)

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe. The Best Lawyers in America list recognizes the very best lawyers in each practice area and metropolitan region in the country.


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.

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