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Six Sussman Shank Lawyers Named to 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2017
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Sussman Shank is proud to announce that six attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest, most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Jeffrey C. Misley was also named "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Litigation - Bankruptcy for Portland, OR.  Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a "Lawyer of the Year" award.

Sussman Shank's Best Lawyers® and their practice areas are:

Aaron J. Besen
Health Care Law

Susan S. Ford
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Howard M. Levine
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Jeffrey C. Misley
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

John A. Schwimmer
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Intellectual Property

Thomas W. Stilley
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Best Lawyers® has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.

"For more than a third of the century," says CEO Steven Naifeh, "Best Lawyers has been the gold standard of excellence in the legal profession." President Phil Greer adds, "We are extremely proud of that record and equally proud to acknowledge the accomplishments of these exceptional legal professionals."

Lawyers on the Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

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. 


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