Sussman Shank LLP Named a 2017 "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News

November 1, 2016
Contact: Denise George
Marketing Director, 503.227.1111

Sussman Shank LLP is pleased to announce its inclusion in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® 2017 "Best Law Firms" list in the following practice areas:

Metropolitan Awards – Portland, Oregon

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Securities

To be eligible for this ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer included in Best Lawyers®.  Sussman Shank has seven lawyers named to the 2017 Best Lawyers® list. 

Determined by a collection of client feedback, attorney evaluations, peer reviews and information generated by the formal submission process, achieving a ranking not only indicates quality but diversity in the practice of law. Produced both nationally and within 185 metropolitan areas across the United States, the 2017 "Best Law Firms" covers 74 practice areas nationally and 122 practice areas within metropolitan areas.

"U.S. News is the global authority in rankings," says Tim Smart, executive editor of U.S. News & World Report.  "Evaluating law firms is a natural extension of what we do best."

The 2017 "Best Law Firms" rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting

About Sussman Shank LLP
Founded in 1960 in Portland, Oregon, Sussman Shank is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers.  Our clients include public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  While we are based in the Pacific Northwest, we frequently represent clients in court proceedings and business transactions throughout the country.  In 2016, Oregon Business Magazine named Sussman Shank as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for" and one of the "100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon."

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