Jordan Ramis PC, Attorneys at Law, is pleased to announce that Christopher L. Reive has been elected managing shareholder of the firm, effective February 1, 2015. Reive joined Jordan Ramis in 1999 and focuses his law practice on solving the many issues that arise from environmental concerns, including environmental risk management and allocation in business transactions, waste management and disposal on job sites, obtaining insurance coverage for environmental issues, permitting and reporting to regulatory agencies, spill and release response, and worker safety. His 32 years of experience as a lawyer is complemented by a graduate degree in environmental health and his prior experience as a DEQ enforcement officer. Reive will continue his environmental law practice while serving in his new role.
Reive succeeds Steven L. Shropshire, who has been named managing shareholder of the firm’s Bend office. "I am proud to have served the last seven years as the firm's managing shareholder," said Shropshire, "and I welcome the opportunities that come with growing our Bend office. Chris brings a wealth of experience to the managing shareholder job, and I trust that the firm will continue to grow under his leadership.” Shropshire joined Jordan Ramis in 2001, was named a shareholder in January 2004, and was elected managing shareholder in 2007. He focuses his practice on water rights, real estate, and land use law, working with private and public sector clients to manage their real estate assets and address regulatory compliance issues.
Jordan Ramis also announces the election of two shareholders to the firm’s Board of Directors. “We’re pleased to welcome Amy Robinson and Robert Koury II to the firm’s Board of Directors,” said Reive. “They bring a fresh outlook to help shape Jordan Ramis for the changing legal landscape.”
Amy A. Robinson is co-chair of the firm’s Business Practice Group. She focuses her legal practice on employment and business law. Prior to her legal career, Amy worked as a human resources professional for a variety of employers. She regularly speaks and provides training for HR professionals, managers and employees, and professional organizations on a variety of employment and human resources topics. Amy also serves as general counsel to her clients on a range of business and employment matters.
Robert Koury II is chair of the firm’s Dirt Law® Practice Group. In his legal practice, he addresses the full range of real estate matters, applying his years of experience in the real estate world to successfully guide his clients through acquisition, permitting, construction, leasing, financing, refinancing, loan restructuring, and a myriad of additional real estate issues. Robert also serves as general counsel to many of his clients, addressing a range of business concerns. Robert’s clients come from all corners of the real estate world including commercial, retail, industrial and residential developers, contractors, and others.