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51 Schwabe Attorneys Make the List of Best Lawyers in America© for 2017

August 19, 2016


PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 19, 2016)—Today, Pacific Northwest regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt announced that 51 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America list. 

Additionally, three Schwabe attorneys were named "Lawyer of the Year." This award goes to a single lawyer in a particular practice area in each market covered by the guide. The Schwabe attorneys named Lawyer of the Year include Jill S. Gelineau (Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law), Peter E. Heuser (Litigation – Patent) and Connie Sue Martin (Native American Law).

Schwabe attorneys recognized on the 2017 Best Lawyers in America list represent clients across the firm’s six core industry groups, including:

  • 18 attorneys in its Real Estate & Construction industry group
  • 12 attorneys in its Natural Resources industry group
  • 12 attorneys in its Manufacturing, Distribution & Retail industry group
  • 12 attorneys in its Technology industry group
  • 12 attorneys in its Healthcare industry group
  • 7 attorneys in its Transportation, Maritime & Ports industry group

Recognized attorneys include:

Bend, Ore.

Eugene, Ore.

Portland, Ore.

Salem, Ore.

Seattle, Wash.

Vancouver, Wash.

  • Graciela G. Cowger, Patent Law