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Schwabe Names Five Portland Attorneys as Shareholders

April 2, 2010


The Portland office of regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt recently named Brien Flanagan, Amanda Gamblin, Noah Jarrett, Nathan Maki and Jill Schneider as shareholders.

"These five exceptional attorneys each bring unique strengths to the firm and we are very pleased to announce their new roles as shareholders," said Mark Long, managing partner at Schwabe.

Brien Flanagan focuses his practice on environmental and natural resources law.  He handles matters involving the Clean Water Act, state and federal Superfund laws, and other environmental laws and regulations.  He also assists with environmental risk assessment and allocation in business and real estate transactions.  Flanagan graduated from Georgetown University Law Center with a juris doctor degree.

Amanda Gamblin focuses her practice in the area of employment law. She helps employers navigate the myriad of complex and often contradictory employment laws by offering comprehensive training and advice.  She also handles employment litigation, including claims related to retaliation, wage and hour violation, employee benefits litigation, prevailing wage administrative actions, and violations of non-compete or confidentiality agreements.  Gamblin graduated from Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College with a juris doctor degree.

Noah Jarrett advises his clients and litigates in the areas of construction law, admiralty law, and commercial and business litigation.  Jarrett graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law with a juris doctor degree.  He practices in the state and federal courts of Washington and Oregon.

Nathan Maki focuses his practice on patent preparation and prosecution.  He is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has prepared and prosecuted patent applications related to volatile and non-volatile storage devices, platform and resource virtualization, wireless and mobile networking, optics, and renewable energies.  Maki graduated from Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College with a juris doctor degree.

Jill Schneider focuses her practice in the area of commercial litigation and construction. She has experience and knowledge in all aspects of litigation, including the areas of construction defects, corporate disputes and trust and estate litigation.  She has represented clients at mediations, arbitrations and at trial at both the federal and state levels, including probate court.  In addition, she is a LEED Green Associate, accredited through the Green Building Certification Institute.  Schneider graduated from Temple University School of Law with a juris doctor degree and a master of laws and letters degree.