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10.22.2020 // Construction Defect
Mitigating Pandemic-Prompted Construction Defect Risk, Law360
While some industries have come to a complete halt during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an uptick in the construction industry, especially in affordable housing and single-family construction, due to the low interest rates.  In an article published in Law360 on October 20, 2020, James Prichard and Megan Picataggio discuss how the surge in...
10.20.2020 // NEWS
Law Firm Leaders Spotlight - Heather J. Oden, The Legal Marketing Association
In today’s competitive business landscape, law firm leaders and their marketing teams are leading the charge to remain competitive and stay ahead. In a feature story, Heather J. Oden, the firm’s Chief Operating Officer, discusses Ball Janik’s latest marketing and business development strategies in a Q&A format. For example:   How have your marketing efforts...
10.19.2020 // NEWS
What working-class Americans really want, CNN
In an opinion piece that was published on October 18, 2020 by CNN, James T. McDermott, the head of Ball Janik’s Commercial Litigation Department and past Chairman, discusses how capitalists should consider rebalancing the current system.   “American capitalism in the past 40 years has overvalued capital and devalued the dignity of work,” writes McDermott....
10.13.2020 // Publications
Ball Janik Partners with Elevate Technology Group to Help Oregon Residents Devastated by Wildfires, Attorney At Law Magazine
In a time of uncertainty, internet connectivity and electrical power have become imperative to our way of life, including to our work, education, and connection with loved ones. Yet the wildfires in Oregon along the Cascade Mountain range have left communities, neighborhoods, and schools utterly destroyed. Thankfully, community volunteers and businesses like Ball Janik LLP,...
08.24.2020 // Announcements
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...
07.10.2020 // COVID-19
The CARES Act: Intersection Between Real Estate and Bankruptcy (Part Three of Three)
This is the third article in a 3-part series and addresses effects of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) on bankruptcy proceedings. While most coverage of the CARES Act has been focused on financial incentives and eviction moratoria, the CARES Act has also affected bankruptcy provisions applicable to bankruptcies filed under...
07.10.2020 // COVID-19
The CARES Act: Effects on Residential and Multifamily Borrowers and Tenants (Part Two of Three)
This is the second article in a 3-part series and addresses effects of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) on residential and multifamily borrowers and tenants.  Since mid-March, the number of unemployed individuals in the United States has swelled to over 40 million. This means that 1 in 4 Americans is...
07.06.2020 // Announcements
Ball Janik LLP 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Honorees
It is with great pride that Ball Janik LLP announces nine of its attorneys were selected for the 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers and 2020 Oregon Rising Stars lists, published July 6, 2020 by Super Lawyers Magazine. Founding partner Stephen Janik, along with managing partner Jim Prichard, and partners Jim McDermott, Robert Wilkinson, Adele Ridenour, Angie...
07.02.2020 // COVID-19
The CARES Act: Effects on Commercial Landlords (Part One of Three)
The COVID-19 pandemic has had sweeping impacts on real estate and real estate law, particularly on commercial landlords, developers and owners of real estate, real estate entities contemplating bankruptcy, government facilities, residential and multifamily borrowers and tenants. This three-part article series will address these topics with a focus on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic...
06.08.2020 // Announcements
2020 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
It is with great pride that Ball Janik LLP announces four of its attorneys were selected for the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers and 2020 Florida Rising Stars lists, published June 4, 2020 by Super Lawyers Magazine. Evan Small, Partner, in the firm’s Construction Defect practice, and Brian Crevasse, Special Counsel, in the firm’s Construction & Design and Construction Defect practice...