Schwabe is proud to announce that six of its Industry Groups received national or regional top-tier rankings in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®.

Schwabe’s Timber Law Group was recognized as “Law Firm of the Year”: the highest honor awarded by the peer review report. In addition, Schwabe received a national Tier 1 firm ranking for Natural Resources Law and Timber Law, a prominent area of the firm’s Natural Resources Industry Group. Further national rankings according to Best Law Firms include Tier 2 awards for Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, and Native American Law, and Tier 3 awards for Corporate Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Securities / Capital Markets Law.

Ryen Godwin, the Natural Resources Industry Group Leader at Schwabe, said: “These recognitions indicate the deep industry knowledge the team at Schwabe brings to the table and how we go above and beyond to solve clients’ complex challenges. We’re proud of the acknowledgment of our team and the great work we do on behalf of our clients.”

In addition to eight national rankings, Best Law Firms awarded Schwabe 40 top regional ‎rankings across four markets. The rankings, by market, ‎include:‎




Anchorage, Alaska

Eugene, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Seattle, Washington

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