Portland, Ore. –Dunn Carney is pleased to announce that four of its partners and three of its practice areas are ranked in Chambers and Partners USA 2010 survey of Oregon attorneys. Tom Tongue is ranked in Litigation: General Commercial, Ken Antell and Gil Parker are ranked in Real Estate, and Tamsen Leachman in Labor and Employment. The firm is also ranked in Labor and Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. Chambers and Partners does extensive research each year with Oregon attorneys and company executives to rank business lawyers in their respective areas of practice.
Chambers describes Tom Tongue as “a meticulous and talented litigator who has won the respect of the judiciary,” especially in professional liability defense while the litigation group was regarded as “A great resource in complex matters.” According to Chambers, the Litigation group “has a substantial litigation practice, which has been involved in major disputes including class actions and professional malpractice suits at various levels, including the Oregon Supreme Court.”
In Real Estate, Chambers says The 20-strong real estate and land use group at this compact Oregon firm is particularly well regarded for its work for large developers. Clients say Dunn Carney has: “Fine capabilities on the transactional and development aspects of real estate.” Gilbert Parker is highly regarded by clients, who report that they “would not do business without him as we would miss his reassuring manner and rock-solid legal skills.” . Kenneth Antell is “a well-informed and committed client advocate” in real estate transactional matters.
Chambers describes Dunn Carney’s employment group as “A business-oriented group whose lawyers are engaging and helpful solution-seekers.” “Incisive and insightful” group leader Tamsen Leachman advises clients such as Gerding Edlen Development on preventive counseling, employment litigation and labor relations. Clients praise her “helpful, can-do attitude and her focus on the end result.”