June 15, 2010

Jordan Ramis PC Environmental Practice and Lawyers Receive Top Rankings in Chambers USA


Lake Oswego, OR… Jordan Ramis is pleased to announce that the firm has been distinguished as a leading firm and four of its attorneys have been listed as distinguished individuals by the prestigious publication, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Recognition is driven by independent interviews of clients and members of the legal community.

Attorney Tim Ramis was again accorded the highest ranking in Oregon Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use. Mr. Ramis was praised for his creative thinking and deal structuring skills.

Attorneys Steve Shropshire and Chris Reive were distinguished as leading individuals in the water law and environmental law areas, and the firm's environmental practice group was distinguished as a leading firm in Oregon environmental law. "Everyone at Jordan Ramis is very pleased to be recognized as one of Oregon's top law firms," says managing shareholder Steve Shropshire.

Following are excerpts from Chambers USA in its announcement recognizing the firm and its attorneys:


The group at this regional firm wins client praise for the depth of its expertise in the water area. The group covers a wide variety of environmental matters, including environmental risk and allocation in the context of commercial transactions, permitting, health and safety, and waste management.

Sources say: "The firm has established itself as a leader in the water law arena. The attorneys are good litigators who really know their stuff, and the work is extremely thorough."


Steven Shropshire "really cares about the water industry and the success of his clients, and he never allows legal jargon to cloud the meaning of the advice he is communicating." Chris Reive is a successful trial lawyer who has vast experience with disputes arising from contaminated properties. Timothy Ramis of Jordan Ramis PC earns praise for his "impressive creative thinking and deal structuring skills, even when dealing with smaller, more mundane matters." His practice focuses on land use.
Chambers USA is compiled by Chambers and Partners, a London-based publisher of guides to the world's leading law firms and lawyers. To compile the 2010 edition, researchers conducted more than 10,000 interviews with attorneys and business leaders from across the U.S.

Jordan Ramis PC (www.jordanramis.com) was established in 1963 and has offices in Oregon and Washington. The firm has been named one of Oregon's 100 Best Places to Work for 2011, the seventh time it has appeared on the Oregon Business Magazine list. The firm was also recognized as one of the 20 Best Places to Work by Portland Monthly (2006) and as one of the Portland Business Journal's Most Admired Companies (2008). Jordan Ramis represents clients throughout the western United States in business, government, and Dirt Law® (real estate, environment, land use, and construction).

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