July 26, 2011

Jordan Ramis PC Shareholder Receives IADC’s Joan Fullam Irick Award

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Portland, OR… Jordan Ramis PC is pleased to announce that shareholder Leta E. Gorman has received the International Association of Defense Counsel's ("IADC") Joan Fullam Irick Award. This honor is given to one IADC Committee Chair each year in recognition of "exceptional leadership." Leta was the Chair of the Products Liability Committee.

"Leta's achievements through the IADC demonstrate that she is committed to supporting her profession and continues to realize success in her career," said Brad Eriksen, acting managing shareholder at Jordan Ramis PC.
The IADC, formed in 1920, serves a distinguished membership of corporate and insurance defense attorneys from around the world. Its activities benefit the approximately 2,500 invitation-only, peer-reviewed members and their clients as well as the civil justice system and the legal profession. Members of the IADC are part of a powerful and select group with advanced skills in defense law who look to each other to further promote their skills, their business, and the profession in general.

Leta earned her B.A. from the University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies in U.S. Foreign Affairs and Diplomacy, where she graduated with honors. She earned her J.D. at Seattle University's School of Law, cum laude. In addition to the IADC, Leta is a member of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, the Multnomah County Bar Association, and the Oregon, Washington, and Idaho State Bar Associations.

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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