- How a Feud Over Two Jobs Tipped the West Coast Longshore Union Toward BankruptcyLos Angeles TimesNovember 29, 2019
The ILWU staged slowdowns at the Port of Portland and flouted federal court orders. The resulting chaos caused international shipping lines to abandon Portland, ending Oregon-based cargo service for exporters as far inland as Idaho’s Snake River.
- Study: Boom Time For ConstructionOregon BusinessNovember 22, 2019
Partnering with Portland marketing agency Kinesis, law firm Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt published a forward-looking study this fall, 'Commercial Real Estate & Construction in the Pacific Northwest,' which took the temperature of the 2019 commercial real estate and construction climate.
- Identity Clark County Names Matthew Bisturis as Ed Lynch Honorary DirectorIdentity Clark CountyNovember 19, 2019
The business leaders group Identity Clark County has selected Matthew Bisturis to fill the Ed
Lynch Board Seat, a one-year courtesy appointment to the group’s Board of Directors for 2020.
- In Landmark Labor Case, Jury Awards $93.6 Million in Damages to Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Client, ICTSI Oregon, Inc.November 13, 2019
Jury awards $93.6 Million to former operator of Port’s Terminal 6 for losses due to dock workers’ illegal labor slowdowns.
- Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Honored by Best Law Firms in 38 Categories November 7, 2019
Schwabe has proudly sustained its National Tier 1 Timber ranking since 2011 and has been named Timber “Law Firm of the Year” in 2020, 2018, 2015, 2013, and 2012. Schwabe was additionally honored with a National Tier 1 Natural Resources Law ranking.
- Schwabe Mourns the Loss of Friend and Colleague Steve FordNovember 6, 2019
It is with great sadness that Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt announces the sudden passing of our dear friend and colleague, Steve Ford. Those of us at Schwabe will remember Steve’s creative approach to work, dry wit, and love of the outdoors.
- Jury Awards $93.6 Million to Former Operator of Port’s Terminal 6 for Losses due to Dock Workers’ Unlawful Labor PracticesThe OregonianNovember 5, 2019
A federal jury awarded $93.6 million to the former operator of the Port of Portland’s container terminal, finding the dock workers union sabotaged shipping traffic and caused productivity to plummet through years of labor slowdowns and stoppages.
- Jury Gives Port Operator $93.6M For Workers' Illegal BoycottsLaw360November 5, 2019
A former Oregon port operator scored a $93.6 million verdict after a federal jury determined that unlawful boycotts carried out by the port's union-backed dock workers caused business to take a nosedive.
- Photos: Spotlight shines on Women of VisionDaily Journal of CommerceOctober 31, 2019
The awards honor women who are shaping the built environment with their leadership, mentoring efforts, community involvement and promotion of industry diversity. Schwabe's Paige Spratt and Charmin Shiely were among the honorees.
- Amy Hanks Cornelius Joins Schwabe’s Real Estate and Construction Industry GroupOctober 31, 2019
Key new team member adds depth to group’s industry-focused practice.
- 2019 Women of Vision Award Winner, Paige SprattDaily Journal of CommerceOctober 25, 2019
As a shareholder at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, Paige Spratt brings real-world construction expertise to each client she works with. She works creatively with her clients to handle arbitrations and a variety of lawsuits, including those that range from lien foreclosures, construction claims, and complex breach of contract claims.
- 2019 Women of Vision Award Winner, Charmin ShielyDaily Journal of CommerceOctober 25, 2019
Charmin Shiely is a shareholder and business attorney with Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt. Her work in the real estate industry is significant, where she helps with purchase and sale transactions, equity and debt financing, corporate structuring, licensing, and much more.
- Survey reveals industry firm’s optimism, challengesDaily Journal of CommerceOctober 22, 2019
A large-scale survey of Pacific Northwest real estate and construction professionals found widespread concern with environmental and housing regulation, and health care costs.
- New Study Shows Strong Confidence in Pacific Northwest Commercial Real Estate and Construction MarketOctober 1, 2019
Schwabe commissioned a survey with the American City Business Journals to explore attitudes and behaviors and to uncover industry trends and insights. Over 700 participants responded to the survey, evenly spread across Washington and Oregon.
- Business Leaders Express Confidence in Washington’s Construction and Commercial Real Estate SectorsSeattle Business MagazineOctober 1, 2019
The strong, diversified Puget Sound economy should help the region ride out an anticipated nationwide downturn, survey respondents say
- William F. Abrams Strengthens Schwabe’s Technology Industry GroupSeptember 16, 2019
IP, Technology, and Business Law Attorney Adds Even More Depth to Schwabe’s Industry Focus
- Shippers Sue Over Port FeeSeptember 15, 2019
David Boyajian, a ship captain and attorney with Schwabe, wrote the fee “bears no relationship to costs created by or services provided to passing vessels. Indeed, the vessels do not cost the Port a penny, nor do they request or receive any benefits or services from the Port of Astoria — they just get a bill.”
- Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt and Kinesis to Host Commercial Real Estate and Construction SymposiumSeptember 13, 2019
Come learn from the insights of over 700 industry veterans who’ve shared their thoughts and strategies for the coming year.
- 2019 Women of Vision award winners namedSeptember 9, 2019
Scwabe attorneys, Charmin Shiely and Paige B Spratt, recognized as 2019 Women of Vision Award winners represent clients in the Real Estate and Construction, Healthcare and Life Sciences, and Transportation, Ports and Maritime industry groups.