Published November 1, 2018
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the ninth consecutive year, rated Barran Liebman a top law firm in their 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings.
Barran Liebman achieved a Tier 1 ranking – the highest recognition possible – for its work in the following practice areas: Employment Law (Management), Labor Law (Management) and Litigation (Labor & Employment) for the state of Oregon. Best Lawyers also recognized Barran Liebman’s excellence in the areas of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and ERISA Litigation.
Law firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for their professional distinctions and outstanding reviews from clients and peers. Attaining a tiered ranking demonstrates a combination of quality of service and legal expertise.
To be eligible for ranking, a firm must have a lawyer who is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of attorneys practicing law in the state of Oregon. Barran Liebman has not only one, but has five lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Paula Barran, Rick Liebman, Ed Harnden and Amy Angel were listed in the area of Employment Law – Management. Paula Barran, Rick Liebman and Ed Harden were also listed for Labor Law – Management. Additionally, Barran and Harden were both listed for Litigation – Labor and Employment, thus receiving recognition for their work in all three areas. Rounding out the group is Jeff Robertson, who was named in the areas of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and ERISA Litigation.
Barran Liebman is proud to once again be recognized by Best Lawyers as a Tier 1 firm, and is grateful for its clients who continue to provide support.
ABOUT “BEST LAW FIRMS”
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for that particular location and specialty.
ABOUT BARRAN LIEBMAN
Barran Liebman LLP is a Portland-based law firm that focuses on management-side Employment, Labor & Benefits Law. Learn more at www.barran.com.