Lane Powell PC

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Lane Powell PC
Headquarters Seattle, Washington, United States
No. of offices 5 (2014)
No. of attorneys 200
Major practice areas Corporate law
Date founded 1875 (1875)
Company type Professional corporation

Lane Powell PC is an American law firm based in Seattle, Washington.[1] Established in 1875, Lane Powell employs 200 attorneys with offices in Seattle; Portland, Oregon; Anchorage, Alaska; Tacoma, Washington; and London, England.[1]

Lane Powell is a multi-specialty law firm with a broad range of practice areas. It works in labor and employment, in which the firm represents management in labor relations, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, civil rights, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, OSHA/WISHA matters, immigration in state and federal courts, and before government agencies involved in employment matters.[2]

In 2002, when the firm was called "Lane Powell Spears Lubersky LLP", it was part of a court settlement regarding the collapse of the Portland-based investment firm Capital Consultants LLC, for which the law firm was the primary outside consultant. The settlements, amounting to $25 million, came from the law firm's insurance coverage.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 2015 – Named One of the "100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon" by Oregon Business.[4]
  • 2015 – Named a "Go-To Law Firm" by Corporate Counsel magazine.[5]
  • 2016 – Recognized by The American Lawyer as one of the nation's top 200 law firms on its "AM Law 200" list.[6]
  • 2016 – Named One of the Top 20 NW Corporate Philanthropists on the Puget Sound Business Journal "Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists" list.[7]
  • 2016 – Ranked #30 on the Law360 list of "100 Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys."[8]
  • 2016 – Named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon" for the ninth consecutive year by Oregon Business.[9]
  • 2016 – Named "One of the Top Patent law firms" in Washington by the IAM Patent 1000[10]


  1. ^ a b "". Retrieved 2007-06-27. 
  2. ^ "Chambers and Partners". 
  3. ^ Staff (July 21, 2002) "Local firms part of Capital Consultants settlement" Puget Sound Business Journal
  4. ^ Moore, Kim. "Oregon Business - 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon". Retrieved 2016-06-07. 
  5. ^ "Corporate Counsel". Retrieved 2016-06-07. 
  6. ^ "The 2016 Am Law 200: Our Exclusive Report". The American Lawyer. Retrieved 2016-06-07. 
  7. ^ "75 companies named top Corporate Philanthropists - Puget Sound Business Journal". Puget Sound Business Journal. Retrieved 2016-06-07. 
  8. ^ "The 100 Best Law Firms For Female Attorneys - Law360". Retrieved 2016-06-07. 
  9. ^ Myers, Dave. "Oregon Business - The 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon 2016". Retrieved 2016-06-07. 
  10. ^ "United States - Washington: Lane Powell PC" IAM

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