Our attorneys have earned professional recognition and numerous awards for work in their respective practice areas. Our firm has also been honored for achieving the highest standards in workplace practices. Many of our attorneys and staff serve on leadership boards and take active roles in community organizations. They also frequently speak at conferences and legal education seminars on a wide variety of topics. We are gratified by the honors we have received and the outstanding results we have achieved for our clients.


Sussman Shank was recognized as one of the 2023 “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon” by Oregon Business magazine. This is our 17th year on the list.


For 13 consecutive years, Sussman Shank has been recognized as one of the “100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon” by Oregon Business magazine.

Sussman Shank was named to the 2024 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm was recognized in a total of 8 practice areas. This includes eight metropolitan rankings, and one national ranking.

The regional practice areas we are recognized in:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transaction / UCC Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – First Amendment


Ten of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest, most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. In addition, two attorneys were recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective industries and one attorney was included in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.


Twelve of our attorneys were recognized in the 2023 edition of Oregon Super Lawyers® and four were named as Rising Stars®. In addition, we were included in the Top 25 Women Oregon Super Lawyers® and the Top 50 Oregon Super Lawyers® lists.


Sussman Shank was recognized as one of Oregon’s 2020 Most Admired Companies by the Portland Business Journal.