Sussman Shank LLP is proud to announce that Lea Schneider and Tab Wood have become partners of the firm, effective October 1, 2019.  The newly elected partners are a part of the firm’s growing litigation department.

Lea K. Schneider

Lea’s practice is focused on complex business and commercial litigation.  For more than 10 years she has represented clients in a variety of industries including healthcare, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing, and transportation.  Her litigation experience in these industries includes wrongful death, personal injury, breach of contract, defamation, product liability, and probate disputes.

Lea received her J.D. from Marquette University and her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.  She is admitted to practice law in Oregon and Wisconsin.

Tab Wood

Tab represents individuals and businesses in civil litigation, including complex commercial, transportation, personal injury, employment, and real estate litigation.  

Tab received his J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from Sewanee: The University of the South.  He is admitted to the Oregon, Washington, and Idaho State Bar.

About Sussman Shank LLP

Sussman Shank LLP is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers.  For 60 years, we’ve been counsel to public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  We are proud to be recognized by Oregon Business magazine in Oregon’s 100 Best Companies to Work for, and as one of the 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon.  We were also named as one of Oregon’s Most Admired Companies, and one of Portland’s Most Diverse Law Firms by the Portland Business Journal.